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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† )
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
Harold Stearley, Deputy Chief Regulatory
Law Judge, by delegation of authority
pursuant to Section 386.240, RSMo 2000.
on this 5th day of December, 2012.