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NERC CyberSecurity Guideline

NERC CyberSecurity Guideline

NERC's "Security Guideline for the Electricity Sector: Identifying Critical Cyber Assets" recommends the following process:

  • 1) Identify those Cyber Assets associated with a Critical Asset.  
    • All Cyber Assets that could impact the reliable operation of a Critical Asset.
  • 2) Group the Cyber Assets based on shared characteristics that are know to impact the reliable operation of Critical Assets
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  • 3) Determine which Cyber Assets are "essential."
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  • 4) Determine if those Cyber Assets have qualifying connectivity.
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  • 5) Compile the list of Critical Cyber Assets which receive the stated protections under CIP-003 through CIP-009.
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