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Building a Culture of Compliance

March 16, 2017 - Published by Jonathan Roe

Establishing a culture of compliance is an extremely worthwhile journey and commitment. The journey takes continuous attention, resources and time to influence strategic change. As the regulatory demands grow, companies need to have a framework in place to embed compliance...

The Need for a Physical Security Assessment

December 5, 2016 - Published by Jonathan Roe

Most utilities are aware of the need for adherence to cyber security standards, but often times the physical security needs and threats are not addressed. In many instances, this is simply because organizations have not invested in adequate threat analysis...

New Concept – The CRSI Learning Academy

September 8, 2016 - Published by Jonathan Roe

In the day to day engagements we have with our client partners, CRSI has found that utilities are losing between 5% and 20% of critical knowledge and understanding of NERC compliance. It’s not just turnover though. Frequently, CRSI sees the impact...

The Importance of Planning for Your NERC CIP Audit

July 26, 2016 - Published by Jonathan Roe

The Need to Plan Ahead Many of CRSI’s clients share similar stories that illustrate the stress that a formal audit by a Regional Entity can apply to an organization. It doesn’t matter if you are a municipality, investor-owned utility, rural electric...

Low Impact CIP Requirements

July 7, 2016 - Published by Jonathan Roe

Low Impact – The Need to Get Started Many entities within the power industry are currently suffering from a form of “CIP fatigue”, having either rushed to completion of their version 5 implementation plan and utilizing a large number of...

NERC CIP Has Landed!

July 1, 2016 - Published by Jonathan Roe

NERC CIP Has Landed! Are you Ready? July 1st, 2016, is not just another day in the energy world. Effective today, electric utilities must meet the NERC CIP Reliability Standards. Non-compliant organizations are now at risk of fines, as high...

The Compliance Solutions Provider

June 10, 2016 - Published by Jonathan Roe

Celebrating 15 Years as Your Compliance Solutions Provider CRSI is celebrating 15 years of success as the best security solutions provider to the energy industry. For the past decade, CRSI has been at the forefront of NERC Compliance, in both NERC CIP...

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