November 2021, Vol. 248, No. 11


Tight Deadlines, Imminent Concerns Result from Security Directives

By Michael D. Falk, Pipeline and Facility Group, Burns & McDonnell  The federal Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is moving quickly to ramp up the ability of utilities and pipelines to defend themselves against future cyberattacks.   TSA has issued two recent security directives (SDs) that require comprehensive assessments of assets owned and operated by electric and gas utilities as well as oil and gas pipelines. The first SD was issued May 28, shortly after a ransomware attack caused Colonial Pipeline to shut down its system for five days.    That initial SD was sent as a reminder to pipeline operators that they must complete self-assessments of

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