Month: June 2016

Nerc Cip 5 Compliance--What You Need To Know

NERC CIP 5 Compliance—What you need to know First and foremost you need to know that NERC CIP 5 Compliance is mandatory for all power grid operators, owners, generators and transmission entities. CIP-005 is titled “Cyber…


Learn What Power Generation Software Can Do For Your Energy Company

Power generators have unique technology needs to support generation capacity, distribution, compliance and security. Since assets are large and expensive, monitoring security and operations needs to be automated and secure. Versify Solutions, the…


Compliant and Confident: Understanding NERC Regulation Standards

In the electric utility industry, it is becoming increasingly important to maintain a high level of vigilance over the secure operations of entities responsible for the generation, transmission, and distribution of electric power. Due to both…


Common Questions about NERC Registration Criteria

If you are an owner or operator of a responsible entity within the Bulk Power System (BPS), it is mandatory for you to register with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC). The purpose of NERC is to ensure and facilitate the…


Why You Need A Dedicated Event Log Application

The North American Reliability Corporation (NERC) has over 90 Reliability Standards, including the Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Standards. Compliance is mandatory. The only way to prove compliance is through comprehensive records that…


Energy Industry Reporting Solutions

The dynamic and highly regulated energy industry has unique reporting needs. Versify Solutions is pleased to offer energy industry reporting solutions, used by some of the biggest names in the power industry.


NERC Compliance Management Toolkit

NERC compliance management is a necessary and often, tedious, part of your energy business operation.  There are over 90 NERC Reliability Standards, as well as the Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) standards. Each of these standards…


How Do I Define a Cyber Security Asset?

If your electric utility company is preparing for an audit, or if you are otherwise seeking to take steps toward compliance with NERC’s Security and Reliability Standards, you are most likely wondering, “How do I define a cyber security asset?” This…


What You Need To Know About CIP Compliance

NERC is an organization that helps secure the American bulk electric system by setting regulations and standards in place for energy companies. Within the energy sector, these standards are mandatory for every company. They ensure fair and ethical…


Be Prepared for Your Next Compliance Audit

What is a Compliance Audit? A compliance audit is a thorough inspection and review of any given company/organization’s adherence to or lack of adherence to regulatory standards within the industry. For energy generators and transmission providers,…


Optimizing and Securing Your Automated Dispatch System

In the ever changing landscape of the power utility industry, companies are struggling with the demands of an increasingly complex interchange. Supply and demand has become especially more difficult to balance, and given the increasing popularity of…


How Do I Prepare for an RSAW?

How Do I Prepare for an RSAW?


Energy Industry Data Management

Power entities produce big data. The only way to power the big data is through comprehensive energy industry data management. Let’s take a look at the key features of efficient and successful energy industry data management and how Versify Solutions…


Top Ten Energy Industry Reporting Software Features

There are a plethora of energy industry reporting software options on the market. Versify Solutions, the leader in dynamic, data driven energy industry reporting software platforms has compiled a list of the top ten features you need to consider…


Energy Company Software Requirements

Gone are the days of simply spreadsheets and low-level databases. In today’s complex, dynamic and multi-stakeholder power industry, energy company software needs to be a powerful platform rich with intelligence driven features. Energy company…


Power Industry Data Management Software Buyers Guide

Power industry data management software needs to power your entity, so you can power your customers, your business and out-power your competition. Your entity produces mass amounts of data every minute. You also receive mass amounts of data every…


Automated Event Creation For Worry-Free Compliance

Automated event creation is an essential feature in all energy industry software programs and for NERC compliance. By automating your facility’s events that are related to the NERC and NERC CIP Reliability Standards, you can ensure that you are…


Generation Event Logging and Timestamping

The North American Electric Reliability Corporation requires that power entities operating on North American Bulk Power Grid submit a generation event logging report with accurate timestamping as part of compliance efforts. These compliance efforts…