StatusA 30-day formal comment period for the Project 2019-02 BES Cyber System Information Access Management Standard Authorization Request (SAR) is open through 8 p.m. Eastern, Friday, April 26, 2019. Additionally, nominations are being sought for SAR drafting team members through 8 p.m. Eastern, Friday, April 26, 2019.
project enhances BES reliability by creating increased choice, greater
flexibility, higher availability, and reduced-cost options for entities to manage
their BES Cyber System Information, by providing a secure path towards
utilization of modern third-party data storage and analysis systems. In
addition, the proposed project would clarify the protections expected when
utilizing third-party solutions (aka cloud).
Standard(s) Affected – CIP-004-6 - Cyber Security - Personnel & Training | CIP-011-2 - Cyber Security - Information Protection
Purpose/Industry NeedThe purpose of this project is to clarify the CIP requirements related to BES
Cyber System Information (BCSI) access, to allow for alternative methods, such
as encryption, to be utilized in the protection of BCSI.
03/28/19 - 04/26/19
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