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Press Release: CIP Core Releases Fundamentals of NERC CIP course on Amazon Direct Video

Created by CIP Core Founders Terry Schurter and Karl Perman, the Fundamentals of NERC CIP course provides general Cyber Security Awareness Training for Employee Education and NERC CIP Compliance

VANCOUVER, WA, Feb 11th. CIP Core, Inc. (non-profit) is pleased to announce the availability of the Fundamentals of NERC CIP cyber security awareness training course on Amazon Direct Video.

The convenience of rent and purchase options, low cost, and comprehensive device support makes Amazon Video an ideal platform for this training. The entire course (season) is available for just $49.95 in Standard Definition and can be used by individuals, for classes and groups, or as an on-demand internal resource.

The course is presented in voice-over animation video with close-captioning. The training is developed in “micro learning modules” (i.e. – episodes) of 3 to 5 minutes in length. All key points are reinforced with visual and audio, and presented within the proper context.

Episodes included in the Fundamentals of NERC CIP Course (season) include Critical Infrastructure, Asset Classification, Cyber Security Policies, Electronic Access Controls Part 1 & 2, Physical Access Controls Part 1 & 2, Visitor Control Program, Cyber Security Risks Part 1 & 2, Cyber Incident Identification-Notification, Cyber Incident Response, BES System Recovery Plans, Configuration Management and Monitoring, and BES Cyber System Information Protection

The course is on Amazon here:  Fundamentals of NERC CIP on Amazon 

ABOUT CIP CORE, INC.
CIP Core is a non-profit Educational Services Provider dedicated to delivering educational material and services, including but not limited to, online training, educational resources, and other resources to the electric industry in North America for the purposes of improving and protecting the reliability of the Bulk Electric System.

ABOUT THE PRODUCER | DIRECTOR
TERRY SCHURTER is co-founder and President of CIP Core, Inc. Terry has won awards for controls engineering, software development, and Global Thought Leadership. He’s worked with utilities and vendors across the country building solutions for NERC compliance, in particular with NERC CIP. Terry is author/co-author of Protecting Critical Infrastructure, CIP Low, Customer Expectation Management, The Insiders’ Guide to BPM, and Technologies for Government Transformation. He’s a noted analyst, speaker and researcher on process methodologies, techniques and practices to drive accuracy, consistency and quality throughout the business functions of the enterprise.

KARL PERMAN is co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of CIP Core. He’s also an energy sector consultant for NERC compliance, cyber security, physical security, reliability, and risk management. Karl is an educator and University of Phoenix faculty member in criminal justice, security and information technology. Karl also serves on the EnergySec Board of Directors and ASIS International Investigations Council. Past critical infrastructure protection leadership positions include Exelon Corporation and Southern California Edison, and Director of Security for the North American Transmission Forum. He has a Master’s Degree in Public Safety Administration from Lewis University and Bachelor’s in Public Law and Government from Eastern Michigan University.