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NERC Submits Petition for FERC Approval of Interpretation of CIP-002-4, Requirement R3

On August 1, 2012, in Docket No. RD12-5, NERC submitted a petition for approval of an interpretation of Requirement R3 of Reliability Standard CIP-002-4 (Critical Cyber Asset Identification).  The request for an interpretation of Requirement R3, submitted by Duke Energy, sought clarity on: (1) what types of systems must be classified as Critical Cyber Assets and (2) the phrase “essential to the operation of the Critical Asset.”  To view NERC’s petition and interpretation, click here.