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Department of Energy.
Request for Public Comment.Start Printed Page 54696
The Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on DOE's draft document Energy Sector Cybersecurity Framework Implementation Guidance (Guidance). The document is available for a 30 day comment period at http://energy.gov/node/942856.
Comments must be received on or before October 14, 2014.
Comments to be submitted electronically must be submitted through the Email address Cyber.Framework@hq.doe.gov using the submission form at http://energy.gov/node/942856. Written comments may be submitted to Akhlesh Kaushiva, Program Manager, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Requests for additional information should be directed to Akhlesh Kaushiva, Program Manager, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585 at Cyber.Framework@hq.doe.gov.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Since the release of the Cybersecurity Framework by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on February 12, 2014, DOE has collaborated with private sector stakeholders through the Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council (ESCC) and the Oil & Natural Gas Subsector Coordinating Council (ONG SCC) forums for the development of the draft Guidance. The DOE, through a notice published in Federal Register on June 20, 2014, requested energy sector organizations to participate in the ESCC and ONG SCC forums. The DOE has also been coordinating with other Sector Specific Agency (SSA) representatives and interested government stakeholders for the development of the draft Guidance and to address cross-sector overlaps. The primary goal of the document is to help energy sector stakeholders develop or align existing cybersecurity risk management programs to meet the objectives of the Cybersecurity Framework. The document will also help energy sector organizations effectively demonstrate and communicate their cybersecurity risk management approach and use of the Framework to both internal and external stakeholders.Start Signature
Issued at Washington, DC, on September 8, 2014.
Patricia A. Hoffman,
Assistant Secretary, Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability.
[FR Doc. 2014-21840 Filed 9-11-14; 8:45 am]
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