Approved & Proposed IEEE Smart Grid Standards
P1686 - Standard for Intelligent Electronic Devices (IEDs) Cyber Security Capabilities
The standard defines the functions and features to be provided in intelligent electronic devices (IEDs) to accommodate critical infrastructure protection (CIP) programs. The standard addresses security regarding the access, operation, configuration, firmware revision, and data retrieval from an IED. Encryption of communications to and from the IED is also addressed.