Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a notice of proposed increase in internal network security monitoring for high- and medium-impact bulk power systems to protect against cyberattacks, according to a statement Thursday.
- FERC is proposing to direct North American Electric Reliability Corp. to develop or modify standards to address current cybersecurity gaps
- 2020 SolarWinds attack showed how a hacker can bypass existing defenses and make internal networks vulnerable
- There is a 60-day comment period for this proposed rule
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