CIP standards and requirements are on the radar of many NERC registered entities and for good reason. Being deemed “critical’ will change the way many organizations operate. NERC CIP standers provide a basis for good cyber security practices for the industry. Preceding the implantation of the new NERC CIP standards and in addition to many other regulation obligations concern cyber security, entities have an assortment of affordable options to safeguard their organization against cyber threats to system reliability and data integrity. The subject matter expert of this training will discuss best practices for developing CIP programs, NERC guidance for low-impact assets, and achieving security and overall compliance.