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NERC and NRC Enter into MOU regarding Cyber-Security at Nuclear Power Plants

On January 11, 2010, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between NERC and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) was noticed in the Federal Register. The purpose of the NERC-NRC MOU is to set forth and coordinate the roles and responsibilities of each organization with respect to the application of their respective cyber-security requirements for the protection of digital assets at commercial nuclear power plants in the United States. The MOU's effective date is December 30, 2009.  To read the Federal Register Notice for the NERC/NRC MOU, click here.