Monthly Archives November 2013

Quick Overview of FERC’s CIP Version 5 Final Rule

As a quick follow-up to my post yesterday, here are some key snippets from the final rule that were posted this morning here – http://elibrary.ferc.gov/idmws/file_list.asp?accession_num=20131122-3003 The following are just a few of the nuggets I have pulled from the 150-page document (a few po...

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CIP Version 5 – Final Ruling Initial Thoughts

I have to admit. It was a bit like Christmas to me as I waited for the FERC final ruling on CIP Version 5. On November 21 at 10am eastern time, I listened intently to every single word the commissioners said and boy, was I disappointed. The announcement was akin to receiving a pair of […] ...

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The Anfield Group Comments on Tripwire NERC CIP Compliance Survey Results

“Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, today announced the results of a survey on North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) compliance. The online survey was conducted from Jul...

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Know Your Weakness – Implementing an Effective Vulnerability Management Program

You’ve got 100 different platforms in your organization. How do you know which ones are at greatest risk? If someone were able to get a foothold on your network, could they walk out with the crown jewels? You are only as strong as the weakest link in your chain. Do you know where that is? [&hellip...

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