Security experts cast doubt on FERC, NERC cyber intrusion response report findings

Utility Dive: Utilities are working hard to keep hackers out of their networks, but intrusions do occur. FERC and NERC's new report focuses on common elements found among effective Incident Response and Recovery (IRR) plans.

Among shared aspects, the report concludes IRR plans: contain well-defined personnel roles, use baselining "so personnel can detect significant deviations from normal operations," and consider the impacts that incident responses can have on network and operations resources.

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