The NCSC Assured Training, ICS Practitioners Security Course, which has also been accredited as CIISec Accredited Training, has been designed to provide practitioners with an understanding of the cyber security challenges facing their environments. This knowledge is vital when managing the day to day running of all aspects of security risk for those environments.
The course will show how to protect Industrial Control environments and best identify and support their organisations’ cyber security and risk mitigation/reduction strategies for their ICS environments.
Siker have worked in partnership with the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) in the UK and leading Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) organisations.
If you are a Practitioner involved with ICS procurement/implementation/audit/maintenance or part of an ICS environment supply chain and/or people who need full awareness of the security risks to these environments, including:
…then this course is for you.
It provides the attendee with the knowledge to fully understand the security risks facing your ICS environments including the Supply Chain. In addition, it discusses how to forward plan to help mitigate and reduce these risks as well as identifying and responding to a cyber incident.
There are no pre-requisites for this course and no laptop is required. A handbook of supporting material is provided. Attendees can earn 12 CPE credits
By the end of the course, you will be familiar with:
The course consists of 2 days classroom training. Day one covers the current and emerging ICS risk landscape and Day 2 covers operational security, risk reduction planning and Incident Response.
Part 1: Background (what is an ICS, what are the threats and vulnerabilities):
Part 2: Securing ICS (what can be done to secure an ICS):
Part 3: Security Incident Management (what to do when the worst happens and roles and responsibilities):
Part 4: Cyber Incident Exercise
This course is a Foundation level course but it can be used as preparation for more advanced training such as the Siker ICS405: Securing ICS course; SANS ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials and the GIAC Global Industrial Control Systems Professional (GICSP) certification.
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