Due to the complexity of industrial control systems, CRSI’s strategic partners are faced with requirements and practical demands which necessitate the development of strong, knowledgeable personnel who can promptly respond to changing situations.
CRSI has extensive experience in developing client-specific training programs customized to the client’s compliance and needs. CRSI’s flagship training can be provided via on-site interactive sessions, LMS courses, off-site webinars, or conference calls and any assortment of classes may be purchased as a package.
CRSI offerings begin with the following categories:
CRSI offers intensive CIP training that covers the fundamentals or a more tailored approach to the CIP Standards. These classes can be conducted either in person onsite or through a webinar interface. Below is a brief sampling of some suggested intensive training sessions.
Learning Management System (LMS) CoursesRead More
CRSI has extensive experience developing and administering computer-based training modules. These courses are produced in an LMS package which are configured to be SCORM-compliant to versions 1.0, 1.2, or 2004, or Tin Can API standards. These courses can be thoroughly or minimally customized to meet a client’s needs. CRSI suggests the following types of courses may be best suited to an LMS environment, but if you are interested in any additional offerings, please contact us.
- Annual Cyber Security Training
- Role-Based Training
Subject Matter Expert (SME) TrainingRead More
SME training is often overlooked within compliance programs, but the lack of training can be detrimental during an audit. Having SMEs who can present evidence clearly and knowledgeably when faced by auditors is extremely important to the tone and quality of the entire audit. CRSI has successfully trained SMEs within all eight (8) NERC regions and would be happy come onsite to help your SMEs also prepare. Suggested training topics are:
- Audit Training
- Testimony Training
- Evidence Preparation Training
Webinar SeriesRead More
CRSI is the premier NERC CIP Compliance and Security consulting firm in North America, so why not share some of the knowledge we’ve learned from completing thousands of projects since 2001? In 2016, CRSI has planned for seven (7) monthly webinars:
- April 2016 – Hardening Transmission Substations Against Physical Attacks
- May 2016 – Low Impact CIP Requirements, Are You Ready?
- June 2016 – Drone Threat to BES Substations
- July 2016 – Conducting a CVA for NERC CIP and the Protection of Your SCADA System
- August 2016 – Audit Preparation as an Extension of Your CIP Program
- September 2016 – CFATS (more information coming soon)
- October 2016 – 693 (more information coming soon)
In 2017, CRSI is excited to announce that we will expand from seven (7) monthly webinars to 12! Our line-up will be updated in early Q4 of 2016.
NERC CIP Peer Sharing EventRead More
CRSI recognized a need in the industry for an event to bring utilities together outside of traditional industry conferences to discuss the latest trends, best practices in compliance, and networking opportunities with your peers from all over North America. Our NERC CIP Peer Sharing events are open to members of any electric utility and are a great environment to foster open dialogue between leading energy companies. More than 93 companies and 421 attendees have participated in our Peer Sharing events. Speakers typically include:
- Utility Compliance Managers or Directors
- Drafting Team Members
- Subject Matter Experts
- CRSI consultants
Our last NERC CIP Peer Sharing event was held in Anaheim, CA February 29, 2016 – March 2, 2016. We are currently at work planning our next event, keep an eye out for more information soon.
CRSI strategically partnered with more than 250 electric utilities in the last five (5) years for their NERC CIP Compliance Solutions. To find out more about how to create your Security Compliance Roadmap, call us today to schedule a free, no obligation consultation.