Department of Energy Releases New Roadmap to Guide Public-Private Cybersecurity Initiatives
WASHINGTON, DC – As part of the Obama Administration’s goals to enhance the security and reliability of the nation’s energy infrastructure, the Department of Energy released the 2011 Roadmap to Achieve Energy Delivery Systems Cybersecurity. Developed as an update to the 2006 Roadmap to Secure Control Systems in the Energy Sector, the report outlines a strategic framework over the next decade to design, install, operate, and maintain a resilient energy delivery system capable of surviving a cyber incident while sustaining critical functions.
“The Roadmap, in addition to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC’s) current efforts, proactively addresses evolving cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities that threaten electricity reliability,” said Gerry Cauley, president and chief executive officer at NERC and chairman of the Electricity Sub-sector Coordinating Council. “This public-private partnership brings together the expertise from government and industry to ensure the security and reliability of the bulk power system.”
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Posted On: 09/15/2011