Full Title: Cybersecurity and the Evolving Role of State Regulation: How it Impacts the California Public Utilities Commission
Author(s): Elizaveta Malashenko, Chris Villarreal and J. David Erickson
Publisher(s): Public Utilities Commission, State of California
Publication Date: 9/2012



The purpose of this paper is to examine how the CPUC and other State regulators can further address cybersecurity as it relates to grid resiliency, reliability and safety. In particular, this paper recommends that the CPUC opens an Order Instituting Rulemaking (OIR) to further investigate appropriate cybersecurity policies.