Tag Archives: NERC

What is the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC?)

November 4, 2013 by Entrust, Inc.     No Comments

Throughout North America there runs an interconnected network of electricity comprised of transmission and control centers referred to as the bulk electric system. The bulk electric system is directly responsible for providing generation resources to local electrical systems located throughout the continent. In the United States, bulk power is regulated, monitored and protected by the [Read More...]

Deploying a Critical Infrastructure Protection Solution with OT and IT

August 5, 2013 by Entrust, Inc.     No Comments

Apart from one another, information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) are two separate entities that perform different functions. But together, they make up the backbone of a nation’s security and economic stability—both in the private and public sectors. Governments, utility companies and transportation departments must ensure, at all costs, that critical infrastructure protection is [Read More...]

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