- Course at a Glance
- Code: CCW
- Course Length: 6 Weeks
The Professional Certificate in Cybersecurity for Automation, Control, and SCADA Systems is not currently scheduled. The International Society of Automation offers courses on this topic. Further information on these courses can be obtained here.
In this interactive 6 week LIVE ONLINE course, you will learn:
- The principles behind creating an effective long term program security
- How to interpret the ANSI/ISA99 industrial security guidelines and apply them to your operation
- The basics of risk and vulnerability analysis methodologies
- The principles of security policy development
- The concepts of defence in depth and zone/conduit models of security
- Current trends in industrial security incidents and methods hackers use to attack a system
- The principles behind the key risk mitigation techniques, including anti-virus and patch management, firewalls, and virtual private networks
Students who successfully complete this program will be eligible to sit the exam with the International Society of Automation (ISA) and receive the highly regarded ISA99/IEC 62443 Cybersecurity Fundamentals Specialist certificate.
The move to using open standards such as Ethernet, TCP/IP, and web technologies in supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) and process control networks has begun to expose these systems to the same cyberattacks that have wreaked so much havoc on corporate information systems. This course provides a detailed look at how the ANSI/ISA99 standards can be used to protect your critical control systems. It also explores the procedural and technical differences between the security for traditional IT environments and those solutions appropriate for SCADA or plant floor environments. This course will assist managers, system operators and industrial data communications specialists in setting up secure systems.
Topics covered include: introduction and terminology; electronic security; threat sources; understanding the current industrial security environment; how cyberattacks happen; creating a security program; risk analysis; addressing risk with security policy, organization, and awareness; addressing risk with selected security counter measures; addressing risk with implementation measures; monitoring and improving the CSMS.
If you are using any form of communication system, this course will give you the essential tools in securing and protecting your industrial networks whether they be automation, process control, PLC or SCADA based.
- Develop a business case for industrial security
- Conduct security threat analysis
- Investigate scanning and protocol analysis tools
- Apply basic security analysis tools software
ISA Standards to be reviewed:
- ANSI/ISA-62443-1-1 (ANSI/ISA-99.00.01-2007) - Security for Industrial Automation and Control Systems Part 1: Terminology, Concepts & Models
- ANSI/ISA-62443-2-1 (ANSI/ISA-99.02.01-2009) - Security for Industrial Automation and Control Systems: Establishing an Industrial Automation and Control Systems Security Program
- ANSI/ISA-62443-3-3 - Security for industrial automation and control systems: System security requirements and security levels
This course is required for the ISA99/IEC 62443 Cybersecurity Fundamentals Specialist Certificate Program.
Anyone who will be designing, installing and commissioning, maintaining, securing and troubleshooting industrial networked sites will benefit, including:
- Design engineers
- Instrumentation engineers
- Electrical engineers
- Network engineers
- Engineering managers
- Network system administrators
MODULE 1: INTRODUCTION (PART 1)
Overview of basic concepts
Concepts of physical, operational and electronic security
MODULE 2: INTRODUCTION (PART 2)
Defining Cyber Security
Relative to industrial automation
Relative to control systems
MODULE 3: TERMINOLOGY, CONCEPTS, MODELS AND METRICS (PART 1)
MODULE 4: TERMINOLOGY, CONCEPTS, MODELS AND METRICS (PART 2)
Concepts and models:
Basis for the ISA99 series of standards
Current industrial security environment
MODULE 5: NETWORKING BASICS
ISO/OSI reference models
IP addressing and IT versus Industrial Control System differences
MODULE 6: INDUSTRIAL NETWORKING AND NETWORK SECURITY BASICS
Investigate and study address security
MODULE 7: ICS SECURITY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (PART 1)
Creating an ICS Security Management Program
How to create a security program for control systems
MODULE 8: ICS SECURITY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (PART 2)
Cyber Security Management System (CSMS)
Elements and requirements:
Addressing the risk with CSMS
Monitoring and improving the CSMS
MODULE 9: DESIGNING / VALIDATING SECURE SYSTEMS (PART 1)
How to apply security levels
Identify risks and significance
MODULE 10: DESIGNING / VALIDATING SECURE SYSTEMS (PART 2)
Security level (SL) definitions
MODULE 11: DEVELOPING SECURE PRODUCTS AND SYSTEMS
Software Security Assurance (SSA)
Control system security layers of responsibility
MODULE 12: CONCLUSION
Integration of security at the various phases of the development lifecycle
ISA Security Compliance Institute (ICSI)
Learning and Teaching
Benefits of Online Learning to Students
- Cost effective: no travel or accommodation necessary
- Interactive: live, interactive sessions let you communicate with your instructor and fellow students
- Flexible: short interactive sessions over the Internet which you can attend from your home or office. Learn while you earn!
- Practical: perform exercises by remotely accessing our labs and simulation software
- Expert instructors: instructors have extensive industry experience; they are not just 'academics'
- No geographical limits: learn from any location, all you need is an Internet connection
- Constant support: from your instructor(s) and a dedicated Learning Support Officer for the complete duration of the course
- International insight: interact and network with participants from around the globe and gain valuable insight into international practice
Benefits of Online Learning to Employers
- Lower training costs: no travel or accommodation necessary
- Less downtime: short webinars (60-90 minutes) and flexible training methods means less time away from work
- Retain employees: keep staff who may be considering a qualification as full time study
- Increase efficiency: improve your engineering or technical employees’ skills and knowledge
- International insight: students will have access to internationally based professional instructors and students
How Does it Work?
EIT Online Learning courses involve a combination of live, interactive sessions over the Internet with a professional instructor, set readings, and assignments. The courses include simulation software and remote laboratory applications to let you put theory to practice, and provide you with constant support from a dedicated Learning Support Officer.
Practical Exercises and Remote Laboratories
As part of the groundbreaking new way of teaching, our online engineering courses use a series of remote laboratories (labs) and simulation software, to facilitate your learning and to test the knowledge you gain during your course. These involve complete working labs set up at various locations of the world into which you will be able to log to and proceed through the various practical sessions.
These will be supplemented by simulation software, running either remotely or on your computer, to ensure you gain the requisite hands-on experience. No one can learn much solely from lectures, the labs and simulation software are designed to increase the absorption of the materials and to give you a practical orientation of the learning experience. All this will give you a solid, practical exposure to the key principles covered and will ensure that you obtain maximum benefit from your course.
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