Security Training Covering All Aspects of NERC CIP Compliance
SANS CIP training is designed to meet the needs of the electric industry and the people with responsibility for CIP compliance such as the CIP Senior Manager, system operators, directors of CIP compliance and VPs of operations. Our training curriculum is the most detailed and up-to-date NERC CIP training you’ll find available.
Meet Compliance with Excellent Training
Our NERC CIP Security Awareness Training allows everyone responsible for CIP to meet compliance standards. Designed by industry practitioners and cognitive experts, our training goes beyond compliance by helping to change behavior.
Overview of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Modules contain information on the establishment of FERC, NERC and CIP and the development of Reliability Standards. Additionally, training modules cover terms, definitions and policy requirements.
Utilize Security Awareness and Cyber Training
Help the staff involved in incident response, security operations and more by teaching NERC CIP Security Awareness Training along with SANS live course on The Essentials of NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection. This training enables anyone responsible for CIP compliance implementation.
CIP Training You Can Trust
Our material is best in class and updated based on the latest NERC discussions. We know the standards change. CIP v5 went to v6 before it even became enforceable. SANS CIP training team members account for all the version changes in CIP computer-based and in-person training.
What is NERC CIP?
The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protocol (CIP) plan has nine standards featuring 45 requirements for the security and safety of electronic perimeters. Within these standards, there are policies outlining compliance for personnel surrounding security management, disaster recovery planning and incident reporting and response planning.
End-to-End CIP Training
The NERC CIP Security Awareness Training utilizes a proven framework based on the 20 Critical Security Controls and includes 24 security awareness modules aimed at changing user behavior and reducing risk covers the cyber security awareness training requirements of CIP-004-6 R1 and CIP-003-6 R2, Attachment 1. The SANS NERC CIP training focuses on topic areas that can be confusing for compliance teams. Since the early days of CIP, the SANS CIP team works with regulators and monitors the activity of standards development teams, NERC CIPC, and regional CIP committees and user groups to stay on top of the latest developments.
This is best-in-class NERC CIP training. The courseware provides valuable compliance approaches and software tools for peer collaboration to build consent on implementation."
NERC Expert-Led Security Awareness Training
Our in-house team of experts, a former NERC officer, former directors of CIP Compliance departments and an advisory panel of industry practitioners created the SANS NERC CIP Cyber Security Training.They aligned the content exactly to each of the NERC requirements: When you sit down across the table from your auditor you can be confident they'll clearly see how your training program meets the standard requirements.
Enroll your staff in “The Essentials for NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection” live, 5-day training course. Give them the information they need to identify and categorize BES Cyber Systems and help determine the requirement for specific implementations.
Customizable NERC CIP Training Modules
- Overview of FERC and NERC
- Terms and Definitions
- Operating Interconnected and Interdependent BES Cyber Systems
- Asset Identification and Requirement Applicability
- NERC CIP Policy Requirements
- Electronic Access Controls
- Physical Access Controls
- Protecting BES Cyber System Information
- Incident Response
- BES Cyber System Recovery
- CIP V3 – V6 Delta
- CIP-014 Overview