• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

NERC CIP Training Bootcamp, North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) training bootcamp is a crash course style training program designed and created to meet the needs of the electric in regards to CIP compliance: Cyber Security for NERC CIP Versions 5 & 6 Compliance. Security specialists, CIP Senior Manager, analysts, designer engineers, system operators, directors of CIP compliance, VPs of operations. NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) training bootcamp is a 5-day crash course empowers attendees with knowledge and skills covering version 5/6 standards. NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection training bootcamp addresses the role of FERC, NERC and the Regional Entities.


Learn approaches for identifying and categorizing BES Cyber Systems and requirements to implement and comply the standards including strategies for the version 5/6 requirements.TONEX is the industry leader in Cyber Security and NERC CIP. Our courses are planned, designed and developed by NERC CIP experts in CIP implementation and audits. Learn how NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) requirements address physical security and cybersecurity of the critical electricity infrastructure of North America

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the fundamentals of NERC (North American Electric Reliability Corporation) and its role in ensuring grid reliability.
  • Comprehend the critical infrastructure protection (CIP) standards and their significance in safeguarding the electric grid.
  • Identify and analyze the key requirements of NERC CIP standards applicable to energy infrastructure.
  • Learn the best practices for compliance with NERC CIP standards, including documentation and reporting.
  • Explore the cybersecurity aspects related to NERC CIP and strategies for protecting critical assets.
  • Examine case studies and real-world scenarios to enhance practical understanding of NERC CIP implementation.
  • Discuss the latest updates and changes in NERC CIP standards to stay current with industry regulations.
  • Participate in hands-on exercises and simulations to reinforce learning and application of NERC CIP concepts.
  • Engage in discussions on emerging trends and future developments in the field of energy infrastructure security.
  • Receive a comprehensive overview of the NERC CIP certification process and its relevance to career development.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • All-Source Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Risk Management