Blog Posts Tagged with "NERC"


Modernizing Physical Security and Incorporating Best Practices Into New Assets

November 18, 2012 Added by:Michele Westergaard

Cyber security threats to the utility industry are increasing in number and sophistication. The North American Reliability Corporation (NERC) is increasing the Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) regulatory requirements to ensure facilities are meeting basic standards in this area...

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Revenge of the NERCs?

October 04, 2012 Added by:Tripwire Inc

Ultimately this is critical stuff. If we don’t want to find ourselves wandering the wastelands searching for food and water fighting off marauding bands of marauders (is that redundant?) its important for these ninjas to get it right and keep the pirates at bay...

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ICS-CERT: Risk Management for the Electricity Sector

May 14, 2012 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

The DOE collaborated with the NIST and NERC to release a second draft of the Electricity Sector Cybersecurity Risk Management Process guideline, designed with the idea that cybersecurity risk management should be driven by the business needs of the company...

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The War Over SCADA - An Insider's Perspective

November 26, 2011 Added by:Rafal Los

Media reports would lead the outside observer to believe that nothing is being done to improve the state of cybersecurity for our critical infrastructure, and this is completely false. A significant amount of effort is being expended in both improving the security of existing systems...

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Webinar: Industrial Control Systems SIEM

July 13, 2011 Added by:Chris Blask

Physical security and industrial process data is correlated with real time situational awareness of cyber assets to produce constant visibility. Join this free webinar to explore the efficiency and ease of use of AlienVault ICS SIEM...

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Report Shows Energy Infrastructure Susceptible to Attack

April 07, 2011 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

In the case of defending critical infrastructure, translating security concerns for the CxO level needs to go beyond merely conveying network defense efforts in terms of mitigating enterprise risk, the conversation needs to touch on the issue of strengthening our national security...

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Electric Grid Gremlins

June 10, 2010 Added by:Ron Lepofsky

Last week Ellen Messmer wrote an article recapping NERC’s report on many potential paths to destruction of our North American Electrical Grid. In my opinion, while NERC has managed to accurately identify real security risks it has missed the main point.

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