REMINDER: FERC Two-Day Emergency Action Plan (EAP) Exercise Design Course
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REMINDER: FERC Two-Day Emergency Action Plan (EAP) Exercise Design Course

FERC's Division of Dam Safety and Inspections has developed an "EAP Exercise Design Course" to discuss exercise requirements...
New Ransomware Group BianLian Activity Exploding
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New Ransomware Group BianLian Activity Exploding

A new ransomware group named BianLian, which emerged in late 2021, has become increasingly active, according to security...
A Vulnerability in Google Chrome Could Allow for Arbitrary Code Execution
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A Vulnerability in Google Chrome Could Allow for Arbitrary Code Execution

A vulnerability has been discovered in Google Chrome, the most severe of which could allow for arbitrary code execution...
American Electric Power Service Corporation Reported a Violation of VAR-002-4.1 R2
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American Electric Power Service Corporation Reported a Violation of VAR-002-4.1 R2

NERC’s vice president of Engineering and Standards has been appointed to the Department of Energy’​s (DOE) Electricity Advisory...
Entergy Self-reported Failure to Maintain Four Batteries in Violation of PRC-005-6 R3
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Entergy Self-reported Failure to Maintain Four Batteries in Violation of PRC-005-6 R3

Entergy notified SERC pursuant to an existing multi-region registered entity coordinated oversight agreement that it was...
IRS Leaks 120,000 Taxpayers’ Personal Details
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IRS Leaks 120,000 Taxpayers’ Personal Details

According to recent reports and a letter from the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to Congress, the IRS accidentally posted sensitive...
NERC’s Vice President of Engineering and Standards Appointed to Department of Energy Electricity Advisory Committee
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NERC’s Vice President of Engineering and Standards Appointed to Department of Energy Electricity Advisory Committee

NERC’s vice president of Engineering and Standards has been appointed to the Department of Energy’​s (DOE) Electricity Advisory...
Buffalo Gap Wind Farm, LLC, (AES Buffalo Gap) Receives $105,000 Penalty for Violation of Facility Ratings Requirements
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Buffalo Gap Wind Farm, LLC, (AES Buffalo Gap) Receives $105,000 Penalty for Violation of Facility Ratings Requirements

Texas RE determined that AES Buffalo Gap was in violation of FAC-009-1 R1. Specifically, AES Buffalo Gap did not establish...
MS-ISAC Advisory 2022-109​​​​​​: A Vulnerability in iOS Could Allow For Arbitrary Code Execution (CVE-2022-32893)
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MS-ISAC Advisory 2022-109​​​​​​: A Vulnerability in iOS Could Allow For Arbitrary Code Execution (CVE-2022-32893)

A vulnerability has been discovered in Apple Products which could allow for arbitrary code execution. iOS is a mobile operating...
New England Winter Gas-Electric Forum
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New England Winter Gas-Electric Forum

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) will convene a Commissioner-led forum on Thursday, September 8, 2022...
CAISO Struggles to Support Electricity Demand and Continues to Issue Flex Alerts
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CAISO Struggles to Support Electricity Demand and Continues to Issue Flex Alerts

A Flex Alert is issued by CAISO when the electricity grid is under stress because of generation or transmission outages, or from...
CISO’s Ultimate Security Validation Checklist
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CISO’s Ultimate Security Validation Checklist

Hacker News has provided checklist for CISOs to assist in the security of their assets...
MISO is Conducting a Winter 2022 and 2023 Readiness Webinar
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MISO is Conducting a Winter 2022 and 2023 Readiness Webinar

During this information-sharing opportunity, MISO will discuss its generation and transmission assessment for Winter 2022-23...
CISA Bulletin (SB22-241) “Vulnerability Summary for the Week of August 22, 2022”
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CISA Bulletin (SB22-241) “Vulnerability Summary for the Week of August 22, 2022”

On February 15, 2018, Entergy submitted both a Self-Report and an expansion-of-scope stating that, as a Transmission Owner, it...
NERC to Host Webinar to Provide Update on CIP Standard Modifications to Address Virtualization
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NERC to Host Webinar to Provide Update on CIP Standard Modifications to Address Virtualization

The standard drafting team will provide a high-level update of the modifications made to the Draft 4 Virtualization standards...
Self-reported Violation of PRC-023-3, R1 Because of Incorrectly Configured Relay Overcurrent Settings
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Self-reported Violation of PRC-023-3, R1 Because of Incorrectly Configured Relay Overcurrent Settings

On February 15, 2018, Entergy submitted both a Self-Report and an expansion-of-scope stating that, as a Transmission Owner, it...
Transmission Owner Self-reports Noncompliance with PRC-002-2 R1
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Transmission Owner Self-reports Noncompliance with PRC-002-2 R1

On November 22, 2019, the City of Lake Worth Beach (LWU) submitted a Self-Report stating that, as a Transmission Owner, it was...
Generator Owner Self-reported Noncompliance with MOD‐025‐2 R1
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Generator Owner Self-reported Noncompliance with MOD‐025‐2 R1

On November 25, 2019, the entity submitted a Self‐Report stating that, as a Generator Owner, it was in noncompliance with MOD‐025‐2 R1...
Generator Operator In Noncompliance With VAR‐002‐4 R2 By Failing to Maintain the Voltage Schedule
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Generator Operator In Noncompliance With VAR‐002‐4 R2 By Failing to Maintain the Voltage Schedule

On December 9, 2019, ReliabilityFirst determined that the entity, as a Generator Operator, was in noncompliance with VAR‐002‐4 R2 identified during...
NERC and ERO Comments Support FERC NOPR Requiring Informational Filing Regarding Extreme Weather Processes and Procedures
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NERC and ERO Comments Support FERC NOPR Requiring Informational Filing Regarding Extreme Weather Processes and Procedures

In the NOPR, the Commission proposes to require transmission providers, to mean any public utility that owns, controls, or operates...
CISA Releases 12 Industrial Control Systems Advisories
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CISA Releases 12 Industrial Control Systems Advisories

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) will convene its annual Commissioner-led Reliability Technical Conference...
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