By Ted Caddell
A summary of the six requirements included in the draft reliability standard for physical security of the grid.
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Responding to concerns raised by last spring’s sabotage of a Pacific Gas and Electric substation, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has ordered development of reliability standards to protect the grid from physical attack.
NERC stakeholders last week approved draft regulations to protect the electric grid from physical threats even as many criticized the rules as rushed and poorly defined.
More than 1,800 people from 200 industry and government organizations, including about two dozen PJM staffers, took part in the North American Electric Reliability Corp.’s two-day cyber and physical security drill Nov. 13-14.