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Utilities attempting to meet the North American Electric Reliability Corporation "Critical Infrastructure Protection" (NERC CIP) requirements have encountered an unexpected, but very serious conundrum in the cyber-security realm: should they strive to meet the spirit or letter of the regulations? The potential penalties are compelling, up to $1,000,000 per day of non-compliance per a requirement; however, "checking the box" and simply meeting the letter of the NERC CIP requirements should not be the primary goal. Increasing security for security's sake should not be the goal either. All solutions must focus on meeting the true intention of the NERC CIP requirements - the same goal that has driven investments since the dawn of the electric infrastructure: protecting the reliability and availability of the Bulk Electric System (BES).
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