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NERC Submits Proposed VSLs and VRFs for CIP Reliability Standards

On December 18, 2009, NERC submitted for FERC approval proposed Violation Severity Level (VSL) assignments for Reliability Standards CIP-002-2, CIP-003-2, CIP-004-2, CIP-005-2, CIP-006-2, CIP-007-2, CIP-008-2, and CIP-009-2 and Violation Risk Factor (VRF) assignments for Reliability Standards CIP-003-2 and CIP-006-2. NERC explains that the NERC Board of Trustees approved the proposed VSL and VRF assignments on December 16, 2009. NERC requests that the proposed VSLs and VRFs be made effective upon FERC approval. To view NERC’s filing, click here.