From the Summer 2014 Issue

NERC Exercise Designed to Improve Grid Security

Brian Harrell, CPP
Director, Energy Security | Navigant

Cyber and physical threats are constantly evolving and require quick action and flexibility that comes from constant vigilance and collaboration with the government and industry. 
The North American electrical grid is the largest machine on the planet and, as such, requires constant maintenance, monitoring and continuous learning. The North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC) mission is to ensure the reliable operation of the bulk-power system. To accomplish this, NERC uses a variety of tools, activities and strategies to help the almost 1,900 registered entities that make up the North American bulk-power system develop dynamic . . .

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