BEFORE THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI

 

In the Matter of a Working Docket to Address ††††††††††††††† )

Effective Cybersecurity Practices for Protecting †††††††††††† )†††† File No. EW-2013-0011

Essential Electric Utility Infrastructure†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† )

 

 

ORDER DIRECTING FILING

 

Issue Date:December 5, 2012†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Effective Date:December 5, 2012

††††††††† The Commission directed the regulated electric utilities to file responses to a series of questions regarding their cybersecurity efforts.Additionally, the Commission held an On-the-Record Proceeding to aid in its investigation into these efforts.Now that these initial inquires are complete, the Commission will direct its Staff to file a comprehensive report summarizing the utilitiesí efforts and responses.Staff will also be required to provide the Commission with its recommendations on how the Commission should proceed with this matter to ensure the utilities are adequately protecting their critical infrastructure.

THE COMMISSION ORDERS THAT:

1.               No later than January 7, 2013, the Commissionís Staff shall file the report and recommendations delineated in the body of this order.The report shall be designated as highly confidential.

2.               This order shall become effective immediately upon issuance.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† BY THE COMMISSION

 

 

( S E A L )

 

Steven C. Reed

Secretary

 

 

Harold Stearley, Deputy Chief Regulatory

Law Judge, by delegation of authority

pursuant to Section 386.240, RSMo 2000.

 

Dated at Jefferson City, Missouri,

on this 5th day of December, 2012.