NERC Completes First Grid Security Exercise

WASHINGTON, DC – More than 75 industry and government partners participated in the North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC) first cybersecurity readiness exercise, GridEx 2011, this week. Ending today, the two-day exercise is part of NERC’s ongoing security readiness program to assess NERC and the industry’s crisis response plans and validate current readiness in response to a cyber incident. GridEx, which NERC plans to sponsor bi-annually, also allowed enhanced collaboration between NERC, the industry and government stakeholders.


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