The other day the White House sent a warning message to organizations: “Patch your system!” The recent hacks on Microsoft Exchange Server even elicited a response from the President. That shows … Read More
Nuclear Cybersecurity Management–Transitioning from Project to Program-Spreadsheets to Database With the Milestone 8 full implementation date here, nuclear power plants (NPP) face a host of new challenges. Among those challenges … Read More
Also, chances are, you did not have the luxury of getting all the cyber assessment workload done internally; you might have engaged outside contractors and consultants (sometimes in large numbers) trying to get ready for Milestone 8. The Milestone 8 Inspection date is nearing and project budgets are shrinking; you may now have to manage the program with constraints of in-house resources.
The task of baselining asset configurations and managing changes on that baseline can be difficult and labor intensive, especially when multiple sites and silos of information are involved. Using spreadsheets … Read More
The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) standards provide a framework to identify and protect critical infrastructure assets. NERC has emphasized CIP-010 configuration change management as one of the most … Read More