Security Awareness Blog: Category - STH.CIP

To NERC CIP Version 6 and Beyond!

Buckle up folks because the NERC CIP roller-coaster is about to take off again! The July 16, 2015 FERC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) proposes to approve the CIP V5 modifications (CIP-003-6, CIP-004-6, CIP-006-6, CIP-007-6, CIP-009-6, CIP-010-2, and CIP-011-2) which will collectively be known as CIP Version 6. FERC also proposes to accept the new … Continue reading To NERC CIP Version 6 and Beyond!


All things NERC CIP @SANSICS

If you know anything about SANS you probably know that it's the world's largest provider of cyber security training and certification to professionals at governments and commercial institutions. We understand that the only defense against advanced cyber attackers are the skills that SANS teaches and we take that responsibility very seriously. We also know that … Continue reading All things NERC CIP @SANSICS


The Internet of CIP Things (IoCT)

Editor's Note:Tim Conway is theTechnical Director of ICS and SCADA programs at SANS. Below he discusses the impact of the Internet of CIP Things. You have likely heard of the Internet of Things, which encompasses the interconnected network of "stuff" that has become completely intertwined in every part of your life. I present to you … Continue reading The Internet of CIP Things (IoCT)


Ready or not⦠here comes NERC CIP Version 5

Editor's Note:Ted Gutierrezis the ICS & NERC CIP Product Manager at the SANS Institute.Below he discusses the impact of NERC CIP Version 5 and how utilities can best prepare for it. Can you believe it's been nearly four years since the first balloting of NERC CIP Version 5? Those of us who have been on … Continue reading Ready or not'' here comes NERC CIP Version 5


... One Giant Leap for CIP Kind

Editor's Note: This is a guest Blog Post from Tim Conway,Technical Director for the ICS and SCADA programs at SANS. Below Tim shares his thoughts on CIP v5. It is the time of year to sit for a moment and consider what must get done and how little time you have to do it! Electric … Continue reading ... One Giant Leap for CIP Kind