How to Use NERC-CIP: An Overview of the Standards and Their Deployment with Fortinet

Fortinet teamed up with the SANS Institute to help electric utilities, subject to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Standards, explore technologies and systems that best meet their current operational business requirements as well as satisfy the regulations in place to fulfill complex CIP requirements. Electric utilities must select the unique mix of integrated products that can be defended in an audit. These decisions are not simply a one-time initiative during a capital project where a selection is made—they are an ongoing process of managing a program to ensure safe, reliable, secure and continuous compliance across a large, complex system of systems. Read the review of a few key products that aid an organization in the process of maintaining compliance and explores the product features that will help defend the organization’s program during an audit.