NERC CIP Bootcamp - Indianapolis, IN - *POSTPONED*

Monday, June 08 2020 8:00 AM - Friday, June 12 2020 5:00 PM [EST]

6702, Intech Boulevard, Indianapolis, IN, 46278, United States

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Monday, June 08 2020 8:00 AM - Friday, June 12 2020 5:00 PM [EST]

Wabash Valley Electric Association, 6702, Indianapolis, IN, 46278, United States.


Join us for our NERC CIP Bootcamp, hosted by in Wabash Valley Power Association near Indianapolis, IN. Our NERC CIP Bootcamp is for industry professionals seeking a full knowledge of the NERC CIP standards and associated compliance oversight processes.


NERC CIP  5-day Bootcamp (40 CPE Credits)

The CIP Bootcamp is our flagship course, now with more than 1500 alumni. This course provides essential foundational knowledge of the NERC CIP ecosystem, as well as in-depth information on every CIP standard and requirement. This is the standard option for professionals seeking a full understanding of the NERC CIP standards. This includes all five days of the Bootcamp as outlined.

NERC CIP Bootcamp – Day 1 (8 CPEs)

Day 1 of the Bootcamp provides foundational knowledge of the CIP standards and a deep dive into the Low Impact requirements. Topics include the history and legal basis of the standards, terminology, policy requirements, asset identification, and the four focus areas for the protection of low impact systems

Audience: Anyone with day to day responsibilities that include NERC CIP requirements. Vendors selling products or services to entities subject to the CIP standards.

NERC CIP Bootcamp – Days 1-3 (24 CPEs)

In addition to the day 1 material discussed above, Days 2-3 present a deep dive into standards CIP-004 through CIP-014, covering every requirement in depth with discussions on compliance approaches.

Audience: Anyone with day to day responsibilities that include NERC CIP requirements at the high or medium impact level. Vendorsselling products or services to entities subject to the CIP standards.

NERC CIP Bootcamp – Days 4-5 (16 CPEs)

Days 4-5 of the Bootcamp provide entity personnel with an understanding of compliance oversight practices employed by the ERO. This includes a detailed explanation of the audit process from preparation, to execution, to post-audit negotiations. Attendees will obtain an understanding of the NERC Rules of Procedures (RoP), Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Program (CMEP), Inherent Risk Assessments (IRA), Internal Controls Evaluation (ICE), and the  audit process as documented in the ERO Auditors Handbook. RSAW and evidence preparation and presentation will also be discussed.

Audience: Compliance, regulatory, legal, technical, and security staff that will participate in formal CIP audits, mock audits, or internal compliance reviews.

Cancellation policy

30 days: Attendees can receive refunds up to 30 days before your event start date.


The Energy Sector Security Consortium, Inc. (EnergySec) is a United States 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation formed to support energy sector organizations with the security of their critical technology infrastructures. Through our membership program, we support collaborative initiatives and projects that help enhance the cybersecurity resiliency of these organizations. Today, our community includes more than 5000 individuals representing more than 500 organizations. The development of the EnergySec information sharing efforts and workforce development remain a key focus areas of EnergySec as it continues to develop programs and other efforts to meet the needs of the energy sector into the future.

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Steve Parker
President, EnergySec

Steven Parker, CISA, CISSP, is a founding director of EnergySec. He has been engaged in critical infrastructure protection within the electric sector for more than 14 years, including eight years as a senior security staff member at a large west coast utility. He was also one of the original NERC CIP auditors for the WECC region. He has been with EnergySec full-time since 2010.

About Steve Parker

President, EnergySec