|[April 16, 2013]
EnerNex Teams with EnergySec to Host NERC CIP Compliance Bootcamp
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. --(Business Wire)--
have partnered to offer a NERC
CIP Compliance Bootcamp on June 19-20 in Knoxville, Tenn. geared
toward electric utility IT, security, compliance professionals and
bootcamp kicks off with an interactive course providing a NERC (News - Alert) CIP
compliance overview including cyber security solutions, audit
preparation and methods to help secure the power grid. The second day is
focused on CIP-005 and CIP-007, the two most technically oriented of the
CIP standards. The requirements of these standards will be covered in
depth with detailed technical discussions of tools, techniques, and
approaches to both improve security and maintain compliance. Click here
Griffin, EnerNex Director of Energy Systems Security, stated: "This
bootcamp will provide utilities and vendors with a unique perspective of
CIP compliance. Having instructors who have worked at utilities as boots
on the ground and experience asWECC auditors gives a level of insight
and applicability taught from people who have been there. The right
instructor makes all the difference when choosing training."
EnerNex will be hosting the event in the firm's state-of-the-art Smart
Grid Lab interoperability evaluation facility at their headquarters
in Tennessee. The bootcamp is set to include Smart Grid Lab
demonstrations covering topics from both vulnerabilities and a security
architecture and technologies application point of view. Click here
for a high-level overview of the Lab or visit the website for more
CISA, CISSP, is the President of
EnergySec and a former NERC CIP Auditor in the WECC Region.
Former NERC certified system
reliability operator and was integral in the formation and development
of the Western Interconnection Compliance Forum (WICF).
For more information regarding the course or to
register, visit www.energysec.org.
established in 2003, provides research, engineering and consulting
services, for the electric power industry. EnerNex focuses on providing
services around the development and application of new and emerging
electric power technologies to engineer a cleaner, smarter energy system
of the future.
is a non-profit 501(c)(3) whose mission is to facilitate information
sharing, communication, and coordination among energy sector asset
owners, academia, government agencies, and industry for the purpose of
strengthening the security of critical infrastructures in the energy
sector. Since its inception in 2004, participation has grown organically
to include representation from over 500 organizations across North
For more information about EnergySec, visit us on the web www.energysec.org.
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