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Press Release: Leading Authors on NERC Compliance Release new Book with 38 Internal Controls for NERC CIP

From the Leading Authors of Protecting Critical Infrastructure, CIP Low, and The Fundamentals of NERC CIP Amazon Direct Video series comes the first comprehensive Internal Controls Reference for NERC CIP Compliance.

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Feb. 13, 2019 CIP Core, Inc. (non-profit) is excited to announce the availability of a new book, NERC CIP INTERNAL CONTROLS REFERENCE, with 38 Internal Control Designs for NERC CIP Compliance, written by CIP Core Founders Terry Schurter and Karl Perman.

The controls use a common design model including the name, description, business rules, measures and requirements, evidence to be collected, tasks, roles, forms, fields and workflow for each control. The controls come from actual use cases in the field from across North America (United States and Canada).

For some readers, this book will be their map to a successful internal controls strategy while for others it may be one of multiple design resources used when designing their internal controls for compliance. Regardless of how it is used, the importance of internal controls for compliance, particularly in the case of cyber security, is quickly becoming a must do for many companies and this book represents a fast-track means to getting your hands around internal controls for NERC CIP fast.

The print version is available on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1796470767

The ebook version is available here: https://www.cipcore.org/books/

TERRY SCHURTER is co-founder and President of CIP Core, Inc. Terry’s 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 has a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Technology: Energy and Power Sequence from Illinois State University.

KARL PERMAN is co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of CIP Core – and an energy sector consultant for NERC compliance, cyber security, physical security, reliability, and risk management. He’s also an educator / University of Phoenix faculty member in criminal justice, security and information technology. Karl is on the EnergySec Board of Directors, ASIS International Investigations Council, was on the North American Transmission Forum, and held past critical infrastructure protection leadership positions at Exelon Corporation and Southern California Edison. 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.

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