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Every Democratic Presidential primary challenger as an electricity generation or generation-adjacent technologyThis Twitter thread is wonderful and makes comparisons between every Democratic challenger and an energy generation source. Considering current energy economics, I'd say natural gas a.k.a Joe Biden has the best chance of making the cut to..
Richard, I have to say - anyone who didn't see this coming a mile and a half away doesn't realize NERC has neither the human resources nor the budget to perform security checks on thousands (millions?) of DERs. "Less isn’t more; just enough is more."
Just to be clear Bob, NERC isn't responsible for performing security checks on the grid. Jurisdictional entities, under FERC/NERC are responsible for implementing security controls. NERC's job is to define the requirements (reliability standards) and verify compliance (with help from their regional partners, i.e. NPCC), which by itself is a lot of (tedious) work. Everyone seems to...
Understood Richard, but FERC doesn't have the resources either. It's a macrocosm of what's happening at the California Public Utilities Commission, which is stretched to the max regulating all of California's telecoms, electricity, gas, water - even train crossings.
cyber insurance is a post-fail risk offset and it should never replace a proper security program. When businesses overinvest in cyber insurance and underinvest in security controls, they are showing that they expect to be breached and have their insurers solve the problem, even though they won't Makes perfect sense-- you don't leave your door unlocked just because you have...