NERC/CIP and CIP-013-1 Support

SCI has practical experience in the deployment of security hardware, software, and services that support NERC/CIP.  The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) ( is the international regulatory authority whose mission is to assure the effective and efficient reduction of risks to the reliability and security of the power grid.  NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) refers to the set of requirements that are standards designed to secure the assets required for operating North America’s Bulk Electric System (BES).  CIP-013-1 refers to the Cyber Security-Supply Chain Risk Management, implementing security controls that mitigate cyber security risks to the reliable operation of the Bulk Electric System.