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Recommendation: The Secretary of Energy, in coordination with DHS and other relevant stakeholders, should develop a plan aimed at implementing the federal cybersecurity strategy for the electric grid and ensure that the plan addresses the key characteristics of a national strategy, including a full assessment of cybersecurity risks to the grid. (Recommendation 1)
Agency: Department of Energy Status: Open Priority recommendation
Comments: DOE agreed with our recommendation. In its response to our report, DOE stated that it was working through an interagency process to develop a National Cyber Strategy Implementation Plan that will consider DOE's Multiyear Plan for Energy Sector Cybersecurity. To fully address our recommendation, DOE should coordinate with DHS and other relevant stakeholders to develop a plan for implementing the federal cybersecurity strategy for the electric grid and ensure that the plan addresses the key characteristics of a national strategy.