Cyber security rules needed for pipelines: FERC commissioners

If you have turned on the news or picked up a paper lately, you have probably seen reports that foreign enemies are increasingly launching cyber-attacks on America’s critical infrastructure, including energy facilities. To address these threats, electric grid operators must comply with mandatory standards overseen by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that protect against cyber and other attacks that threaten the reliability of our electric service.

Natural gas pipelines are not subject to similar standards. But given the increasing threats we face, the time has come to establish them for natural gas pipelines.

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