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NERC Submits Comments on CIP Version 5 NOPR

On September 21, 2015, in Docket No. RM15-14, NERC submitted comments on the Commission's notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) to approve Version 5 of the Critical Infrasturcture Protection Reliability Standards. FERC issued the NOPR on July 16, 2015. In its comments, NERC responds to issues raised by the Commission in the NOPR, including (1) supply chain management; (2) inter-Control Center communications; (3) remote access protections; (4) protections for transient devices; and (5)the definition of Low Impact External Routable Connectivity.

To view NERC's comments, click here.