e-DMZ Security Supports North American
Electric Reliability Corporation Compliance
TPAM Suite Provides Unified Solution to Meet Most Demanding Compliance and Security Requirements for
the Nation’s Bulk Electric System
September 14, 2010 11:04 AM Eastern Daylight Time
WILMINGTON, Del.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--e-DMZ Security, the market leader in privileged user and
privileged access management, today announced its Total Privileged Access Management (TPAM) suite helps utility
and other energy enterprises meet compliance with The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)
Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) reliability standards mandated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
(FERC) to address privileged access security concerns. The NERC CIP standards are designed to help ensure that
the Bulk Electric System in North America is reliable, adequate and secure.
“TPAM provides a unified solution to meet the most demanding compliance and security requirements associated
with privileged users, accounts access and control,” said Scott Hammack, CEO of e-DMZ Security. “This is ideal
for any enterprise looking to make the necessary policy and technology changes to assure compliance with NERC
The NERC CIP standard has eight sections from CIP-002 through CIP-009 which provide a cyber security
framework for the identification and protection of Critical Cyber Assets to support reliable operation of the Bulk
Electric System. Of these CIP sections, TPAM offers a strong compliance solution to meet several specific items
that can be found in CIP-005 (Electronic Security Perimeter(s)) and CIP-007 (Systems Security Management).
l Standard CIP-005 requires the identification and protection of the Electronic Security Perimeter(s) inside
which all Critical Cyber Assets reside, as well as all access points on the perimeter. TPAM offers a range of
features to support compliance with section (CIP005/R2) Electronic Access Controls and (CIP005/R3)
Monitoring Electronic Access.