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IEC 62443: 7 Steps to Industrial Control System Cybersecurity

Course Code: CS 101


Course Description:

This course provides an introduction to industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity and a practical 7 step process for managers and engineers involved in operating, maintaining, and integrating ICS/SCADA systems. We have simplified the material from numerous standards and best practice documents, such as ANSI/ISA 99 and NERC CIP, and coupled it with our experience in assessing the security of dozens of industrial control systems to bring you this easy to follow process. This course was designed to get you up to speed quickly on control system security best practices by presenting the material in an organized, straightforward and easy to understand manner. Attending this course will get you started and on the right path in far less time than it would if you were to start diving in on your own.

Skills You Will Learn:

  • How to perform a control system security risk assessment
  • Knowledge of relevant ICS security standards
  • Best practices for developing security policy, procedures, and standards
  • How to apply ISA 99 zone and conduit modeling
  • Best practices for providing access control
  • How to “harden” your control systems
  • Best practices for monitoring your control systems

Course Topics:

  • Step 1 – Assess Existing Systems
  • Step 2 – Document Policies & Procedures
  • Step 3 – Train Personnel & Contractors
  • Step 4 – Segment the Control System Network
  • Step 5 – Control Access to the System
  • Step 6 – Harden the Components of the System
  • Step 7 – Monitor & Maintain System Security

Who Should Attend:

  • Control systems engineers and managers
  • IT engineers and managers industrial facilities
  • Plant managers
  • Plant Safety and Risk Management
  • Maintenance technicians & engineers

Course Length: 1 Day

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Upcoming Schedule

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Nov 10, 2017 Stafford, TX Register
Apr 5, 2017 Warwick - Warwickshire, UK Register