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New TAG Poster Maps v.3 to v.5; SANS Top 20 Critical Controls and NIST SP 800 Pubs

The Anfield Group’s very poplar mappings of NERC CIP Version 3 to Version 5 and the SANS Top 20 Critical Controls have been updated into a new poster that maps NERC CIP Version 3 to Version 5, The SANS Top 20 Critical Controls, and the NIST SP 800 series publications. The idea has always been ...

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Austin Summit to Focus on Protecting National Power Grid From Cyber and Physical Attacks

AUSTIN, TX (June 15, 2015) – On August 5-6, Austin will host the 4th Annual Technologies for Security and Compliance Summit. Held at the Barton Creek Resort and Spa, the summit provides a unique opportunity to meet the people who provide the expertise and tools needed to protect the North Amer...

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Blog: CIP Version 3 Audits Need More Version 5 (and did I mention NIST?)

  Now that we’re into the final rounds of the Regional Entities’ 2015 season of NERC CIP Version 3 audits, some common elements have become evident. First, the audits are a little more “softball” than in the past. Basically, they look at the past 6-12 months of a utility’s performance...

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Press Release: ERCOT VP Joins The Anfield Group

          AUSTIN, TX (April 9) – Kenneth McIntyre has resigned his position as Vice President for Grid Planning and Operations at the Electric Reliability Council of Texas to become the Executive Vice President of The Anfield Group, one of the nation’s leading grid reliability and cybersecu...

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Press Release: New TAG White Paper Lists Top 10 NERC CIP-5 Challenges and Offers Solutions

AUSTIN, TX (Nov. 4) — A free white paper prepared by The Anfield Group provides the electric utility industry with a detailed look at the Top 10 challenges to be overcome to ensure compliance with new mandatory cyber security standards. The new standards, issued by the North American Electric ...

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