Course 1F

Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity

7 Modules | 21 hours

ThisĀ course section covers various modules related to industrial cybersecurity, OT architectures, networks, operating systems, telecommunications, and information assurance. The learning objectives include understanding cybersecurity strategies, relevant policies, and procedures for IT and OT, different stages of the security life cycle, and the impact of human factors on cybersecurity strategies. Other modules focus on the Purdue model and ISA-95 Level definitions, separation of OT and IT network components, identity management and access control, and the NIST Cyber Security Framework.

This course offers

Module 310: Introduction to Manufacturing Cybersecurity
Module: 310 | Introduction to Manufacturing Cybersecurity

This module aims to give you a clear understanding of the concepts behind cybersecurity, with a focus on Industrial cybersecurity.

The learning objectives of this module are that you will be able to explain:

  • cybersecurity strategies including CIA Triad, Defense in Depth, Principle of Least
    Privilege, and the User.
  • the relevant Policies and Procedures in Information Technology (IT) & Operational
    Technology (OT).
  • the security life-cycle, defining the different stages.
  • how the human factor influences cybersecurity strategies.
Module 320: Operational Technology Architectures
Module: 320 | Operational Technology Architectures

This module aims to give you a clear understanding of the concepts behind Operational Technology (OT) and OT architectures.

The learning objectives of this module are that you will be able to explain:

  • typical OT architecture, considering the Purdue model and ISA-95 Level definitions
  • the layers of operation of communication protocols, comparing the ISO model with the TCP/IP model
  • what the drivers of OT systems are
Module 330: Networks
Module: 330 | Networks

This module aims to give you a clear understanding of the concepts behind Networks, with a focus on Industrial cyber security.

The learning objectives of this module are that you will be able to explain:

  • Introduction to Industrial Networks
  • Separation of OT and IT network components
  • Zones, Conduits and Security levels
Module 340: Operating Systems
Module: 340 | Operating Systems

This module aims to give you a clear understanding of the concepts behind Operating Systems with a focus on Industrial cyber security.

The learning objectives of this module are that you will be able to explain:

  • Operating systems
  • Patch management
Module 350: Telecommunications
Module: 350 | Telecommunications

This module aims to give you a clear understanding of concepts behind telecommunications and data transmission.

The learning objectives of this module are that you will be able to explain:

  • Data transmission media
  • Serial and Parallel Data Transmission
  • Asynchronous and Synchronous Data Transmission
  • Rates of Data Transmission
  • Modes of Data Transmission including Simplex, Half Duplex, and Full Duplex
  • Bus Properties, Uses, and Types
Module 360: Information Assurance
Module: 360 | Information Assurance

This module aims to give you a clear understanding of concepts behind information
assurance.

The learning objectives of this module are that you will be able to explain:

  • Identity management and Access Control.
  • The three elements of the CIA triad: Data Integrity, Data Confidentiality and Resource Availability.
  • The basic operation of event management
Module 370: The Security Lifecycle
Module: 370 | The Security Lifecycle

This module aims to give you a clear understanding of concepts behind the NIST
Cyber Security Framework in relation to providing a common language to the Cyber Security lifecycle.

The learning objectives of this module are that you will be able to explain:

  • The NIST Framework key elements- Core, Profile, and Implementation tiers
  • The five Functions of the NIST Framework
  • The structure of the Framework core
  • The most commonly used Informative References of the NIST Framework

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