United States

Cyber Security: Changes in NERC CIP Compliance for Power & Utilities

Thursday February 27, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
From Global Energy Institute

Event Overview:
On Nov. 21, 2013, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved the North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC) Version 5 Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Reliability Standards. Implementing a sustainable NERC CIP v5 security program has become a complicated and highly critical task for registered entities. During this presentation, senior KPMG LLP professionals will be joined by SANS Technical Director for ICS and SCADA Programs Tim Conway to discuss: ■The evolution of cyber security compliance in utilities ■Current compliance landscape – NERC CIP v5 ■Challenges in creating a sustainable CIP compliance program ■Overcoming current cyber security road blocks