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NERC Submits CIP SDT Schedule Update

On September 17, 2020, in Docket No. RD20-2-000, NERC submitted an informational compliance filing required by FERC in its February 20, 2020 Order. This filing relates to two active Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) standard development projects: (1) Project 2016-02 (Modifications to CIP Standards); and (2) Project 2019-02 (BES Cyber System Information Access Management). Project 2016-02 focuses on modifications to the CIP Reliability Standards to incorporate applicable protections for virtualized environments. Project 2019-02 proposes to enhance the CIP standards by providing a secure path toward the use of third‐party data storage and analysis systems and by clarifying the protections expected when using cloud computing services. This informational filing provides an update to the current schedules for both projects.

To view NERC’s filing, click here.