“The North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC) standard on physical security—known as Critical Infrastructure Protection-014 (CIP-014)—includes six basic requirements, but perhaps the most challenging for power companies is to develop and implement a documented physical security plan. Tower-mounted robotics powered by artificial intelligence could make that easier.”
Steve Bowen is senior commercial business development manager at PacStar. Charles Butler is CEO of The Security Oracle. Samuel M. Smith, PhD is founder and principal engineer at ProSapien LLC.