What is NERC?
NERC , North American Electric Reliability Corporation is a nonprofit corporation. The original corporation was founded in 1968 and the new one was founded in 2006, that is based in Atlanta, Georgia. The goal of this corporation is promoting the trustworthiness of power transmission in the electric utility systems in North America, developing power system standards, providing educational resources that will be helpful for training. NERC is a transnational organization, that is why its penalties vary according to the countries. This corporation provides NERC CIP.
What is NERC CIP?
The NERC CIP is designed for securing the assets, that are needful for operating electric system in North America. The CIP program coordinates all efforts, that are needful for improving power system security of North America. These efforts contain: compliance enforcement, risk assets, standards development, preparedness.
There are required the identifying of critical assets and performing analyses of these assets regularly, under covered entities of NERC CIP.
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