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Wireless System Considerations When Implementing NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection Standards

Energy asset owners are facing a monumental challenge as they address compliance with
the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection
(CIP) Standards (CIP-002 through CIP-009). The increased use of wireless technologies and
their introduction into control center networks and field devices compound this challenge, as
ambiguity exists regarding the applicability of the CIP requirements to wireless networking
technologies.