Exploring Cybersecurity in Industrial Control Systems
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*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". As manufacturing becomes more automated, digitized and network-enabled the risks and attack surfaces increase. Industrial control systems (ICS) deployment and usage is expanding and cybersecurity professionals need to be more aware of the area and the implications for security. This Immersive Course explores the fundamental concepts around security concerns within industrial control systems (ICS) helping the learners understand how ICS supports critical infrastructure and the global need for ICS security, as it proliferates in various industries.
This course includes the following modules: (1) Introduction to the History and Context of ICS (2) Overview of ICS and the World of Devices (3) Overview of ICS Standards, Regulations and Frameworks (4) Overview of ICS Convergence
Audience or Who Should Take This Course
Cybersecurity professionals who want to explore industrial control systems and understand the need for collaborative security approaches.
Knowledge of cybersecurity concepts.
How This Course Works
This course takes you through 3 immersive scenarios in different industries. We will address three industry sectors: Oil and gas, food processing and healthcare. You will explore and learn about these industries and respond to relevant questions. At times, you’ll be asked to make critical decisions involved in protecting your organization. This course also includes take-away activities for you to complete as you apply the concepts from the course.
The course contains instructional videos, activities, knowledge checks, “perspectives from the field” and additional resources with examples. These will help guide you and to support the course learning objectives.
All learning modules must be completed, including the course evaluation and a score of 70% or above earned on the final assessment, to receive your certificate of completion and earn 4 Group A CPE Credits towards your (ISC)2 credentials.
Please make sure at the end of the course that you download and retain the certificate of completion as proof of credits earned. CPEs earned for this course may be eligible for continuing professional education credits for non-(ISC)² certifications. Please visit the continuing education requirements established by the credentialing organization for eligibility.