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Is self-logging part of your compliance internal controls program?

This author no longer works for DNV GL. Many of us are familiar with self-reporting as an important component of a registered entity's compliance program. NERC introduced the concept several years ago as a way for registered entities to police the ...

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CIP Version 5 won’t affect my company, right?

This author no longer works for DNV GL. You're a registered entity with a small compliance staff. It's a new year and time to conduct another RBAM (risk-based assessment) of your facilities. It's okay, though. You've never had any critical cyber a ...

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Internal controls to ensure NERC Compliance

Internal controls to ensure NERC Compliance

Since 2007, the utility industry has been working to improve their compliance programs based on guidance from NERC and the regional entities, as well as lessons learned through audits. NERC has also been on a learning curve and is in the process of d ...

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Cyber Security, NERC Compliance, and the Nuclear Plant Challenge

Cyber Security, NERC Compliance, and the Nuclear Plant Challenge

This author no longer works for DNV GL. Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) Cyber Security[1]-the protection of valuable nuclear safeguards information in digital form and NPP Nuclear Safety Systems (NSS) digital components against internal and external cyb ...

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Wind power NERC compliance challenges

Wind power NERC compliance challenges

Whether you are building, buying, owning, or operating a wind farm connected to the bulk electric system (BES), you need to understand the impact created by the North American Reliability Corporation's (NERC) Reliability Standards. A wind power entit ...

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Cyber security — reality or myth?

This author no longer works for DNV GL. I recently was invited to give a talk at an industry conference on the topic, "Cyber Security -- Reality or Myth." I was somewhat surprised at the topic, especially in light of some of the highly publicized ...

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Frequency response approaches for power system reliability

Frequency response approaches for power system reliability

Frequency and voltage control provide the foundations for reliable, stable electric power system operation. Today, every utility and operating entity must abide by certain frequency and voltage control guidelines. Frequency response is of paramount ...

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Can your entity meet ERCOT compliance requirements?

Can your entity meet ERCOT compliance requirements?

Scheduling entities and transmission operators within the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) region are subject to protocol compliance audits. Texas Reliability Entity, Inc. (Texas RE) monitors compliance with ERCOT Protocols and Operating ...

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