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Past Highlights
February 14, 2012 September 15, 2011 March 31, 2010
    FERC approves the CIP (Critical Infrastructure Protection) Version 3 Reliability Standards, addressing several timely incremental corrections, as directed by the September 2009 order, and an Implementation Plan for Newly Identified Critical Cyber Assets and Newly Registered Entities Decision PDF
March 18, 2010
    FERC approves the Implementation Plan for nuclear power plant generator owners and operators to comply with the Version 1 CIP standards Decision PDF
December 17, 2009
    FERC addresses NERC's CIP Implementation Plan applicable to generator owners and operators of U.S. nuclear power plants, and directs NERC to provide additional information regarding the scope of systems determination at issue Decision PDF
December 17, 2009 September 30, 2009
    FERC approves Version 2 CIP standards, making initial revisions toward compliance with Order 706, effective April 1, 2010, and directing several revisions to the standards and the implementation plan Decision PDF
July 16, 2009 April 29, 2009 March 19, 2009
March 19, 2009
    FERC Order No. 706-B clarifies that facilities within a nuclear generation plant in the United States that are not regulated by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission are subject to compliance with the eight mandatory CIP Reliability Standards approved by Order No. 706 Order No. 706-B PDF
January 18, 2008
    FERC issues Order No. 706, approving the eight CIP standards as discussed in the NOPR and further identifying numerous issues for NERC to address in developing further modifications to the CIP standards Order No. 706 PDF
January 17, 2008 April 8, 2008 January 17, 2008 July 19, 2007 December 11, 2006
    FERC releases a Staff Preliminary Assessment of NERCís proposed CIP standards, allowing opportunity for public comment Preliminary Assessment PDF
August 28, 2006
    NERC submits for FERC approval eight CIP standards on cyber and physical security of the bulk power system eLibrary pre-defined search
September 18, 2001
 
Reports
March 10, 2011 January 26, 2011 January 2010
 
Testimony
May 31, 2011
    Joseph McClelland testifies before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power on Protecting the Electric Grid: the Grid Reliability and Infrastructure Defense Act Testimony PDF | Event Details
May 5, 2011
    Joseph McClelland testifies before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Cyber Security Testimony PDF | Event Details
March 23, 2010 October 27, 2009
    Joseph McClelland's testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Environment on Protecting the Electric Grid Event Details | Testimony PDF
July 21, 2009
    Joseph McClelland testified before the House Homeland Security Committee Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, & Science & Technology on Securing the Modern Electric Grid from Physical and Cyber Attacks Event Details | Testimony PDF
May 7, 2009
    Joseph McClelland testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on cybersecurity and critical electricity infrastructure Event Details | Testimony PDF
September 11, 2008
    Former Chairman Kelliher testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality on Protecting the Electric Grid from Cyber-Security Threats Event Details | Testimony PDF
July 31, 2008
    Former Chairman Kelliher testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on the state of the nationís transmission grid, as well as the implementation of the 2005 Energy Policy Act transmission provisions, including reliability, siting and infrastructure investment. Event Details | Testimony PDF
May 21, 2008
    Former Chairman Kelliher testified before the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, and Science and Technology on Implications of Cyber Vulnerabilities on the Resiliency and Security of the Electric Grid Event Details | Testimony PDF
October 17, 2007
    Joseph McClelland testified before the House Homeland Security Committee Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, & Science & Technology on cyber security. Event Details | Testimony PDF
 

 
CONTACT
Ted Franks
Telephone: 202-502-6311
Email: edward.franks@ferc.gov

Congressional Inquires
Chris Murray
Telephone: 202-502-8004
Email: chris.murray@ferc.gov
 
CYBER & GRID SECURITY
QUICK LINKS
Orders on Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) EPAct of 2005 Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007,
Title XIII
NERC CIP


Updated: February 27, 2012