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White Paper

Benefits of an Updated Mapping between the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and the NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection Standards

Date Published: September 29, 2021


Jeffrey Marron (NIST), Avi Gopstein (NIST), Daniel Bogle (NERC)



Bulk Electric System (BES); Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP); Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model (C2M2); North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC); National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST); Online Informative References (OLIR); Reliability and Security Technical Committee; Security Working Group (SWG)
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Document History:
09/29/21: White Paper (Final)


Security and Privacy
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cybersecurity framework

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smart grid