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I've been a business journalist since 1985 when I received an MBA from Penn State. I covered energy, technology, and venture capital for The Philadelphia Business Journal from 1998 through 2013....

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On April 20, the Department of Energy launched an initiative to enhance the cybersecurity of electric utilities’ industrial control systems and secure the energy sector supply chain. The initiative, which the DOE called a 100-day plan, was part of the Biden Administration's effort to protect the nation's critical infrastructure and is a coordinated effort between the DOE, the electric power industry, and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

Earlier this month, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation put out a guide to facilitate the deployment of network monitoring hardware and software in response to the plan. NERC said the guide addresses the application of its Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standards during such deployments.

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