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By Paul CiampoliAPPA News DirectorPosted October 19, 2018
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Oct. 18 approved new mandatory reliability standards aimed at bolstering supply chain risk management protections for the nation’s bulk electric system.
By Carter ManucyAPPAPosted October 19, 2018
When utilities begin to consider cybersecurity, their first impulse is often to hire a professional services firm to conduct a vulnerability assessment—and they’re happy to sell it to you. They deliver a big report with a laundry list of things to do, some of which the utility might not understand. And then they say, “You can pay us to do it for yo...
By Paul Ciampoli and Peter MaloneyAPPAPosted October 19, 2018
The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners has issued a report proposing that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission reform its implementation of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978.
Betsy LoeffAPPAPosted October 19, 2018
Culture certainly eats strategy for breakfast. Culture also takes a big bite out of even the most strategic cybersecurity initiative.
Read on to find out how three public power utilities evangelize about cybersecurity throughout their organizations to step up cyber awareness and readiness.
By Paul CiampoliAPPA News DirectorPosted October 16, 2018
A recent declaratory ruling and order issued by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) that the FCC said could help to remove regulatory barriers that inhibit the deployment of infrastructure necessary for 5G and other advanced wireless services may also result in FCC pole attachment oversight and regulation of publ...