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Special Report on Cyber Security and CIP Compliance

Fortnightly Magazine - January 2008
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Utilities across the United States are gearing up for compliance with the new critical infrastructure protection (CIP) standards. Those standards, however, have been written in ways that leave uncertainties about key issues—such as how utilities should identify infrastructure that is critical to the reliability of the bulk-power grid, and therefore subject to the standards.

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Furthermore, the standards don’t cover infrastructure that most people would consider critical—such as local distribution networks and nuclear power plants.

In this special report on cyber security and the CIP standards, Fortnightly’s editorial staff attacks the topic from several angles, including:

CIP Structure & Enforcement: Are the standards as loose as they appear to be? And what does that mean for compliance strategies?

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