NIST publishes draft IIoT for the energy sector project

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and its National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) published a draft project titledSecuring the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT): Scenario-based Cybersecurity for the Energy Sector’ for public consultation. The draft deals with securing IIoT information exchanges of distributed energy resources in their operating environments. Based on the public comments, the NIST will publish a cybersecurity practice guide on the matter. The deadline for public comments is 5 June.