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NERC Standards: Critical Infrastructure Protection and Communication 2012

Log in to OES-NA's Virtual ClassroomThis module steps through 11 lessons related to the 11 CIP and COM Standards. Each lesson identifies and explains the following elements for that particular standard:

  • Purpose

  • Applicability

  • Requirements

  • Measures

  • Compliance



The Standards addressed include:

  • CIP-001-2a: Sabotage Reporting

  • CIP-002-3: Cyber Security - Critical Cyber Asset Identification

  • CIP-003-3: Cyber Security - Security Management Controls

  • CIP-004-3: Cyber Security - Personnel and Training

  • CIP-005-3a: Cyber Security - Electronic Security Perimeter(s)

  • CIP-006-3c: Cyber Security - Physical Security of Critical Cyber Assets

  • CIP-007-3: Cyber Security: Systems Security Management

  • CIP-008-3: Cyber Security: Incident Reporting and Response Planning

  • CIP-009-3: Cyber Security: Recovery Plans for Critical Cyber Assets

  • COM-001-1.1: Telecommunications

  • COM-002-2a: Communications and Coordination

Each lesson is culminated with a standard review and quiz. Upon completion of the 11 standard lessons, there is a final assessment that consists of 20 multiple choice questions. Individuals must attain a passing grade of 70% on the final assessment in order to be awarded the appropriate NERC CEHs.

The class is intended for System Operators and any personnel who wish to gain knowledge of NERC Standards related to Critical Infrastructure Protection and Communication. This module can also be utilized by individuals in preparing to obtain a NERC System Operator Certification Credential. This preparation will assist those individuals who are seeking their initial credential as well as those seeking re-certification.

NERC Continuing Education Hours:
TOTAL:    7.0 CEHs
Standards:    7.0 CEHs
Ops Topics:    7.0 CEHs
Sim:   0.0 CEHs

NERC Emergency Training Requirement:
7.0 hours of Emergency Operations

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Registration Fee:

$170.00