Are you looking for professional cybersecurity training for your team?

Limes Academy is the perfect partner for you.

The risk of being the target of a cyberattack is getting bigger with growing digitalization. Therefore cybersecurity is more important than ever. Our trainings in OT Security and Secure Software & Product Development help you improve your cybersecurity know-how, refresh your expertise or learn more about the latest technologies. Our trainers are experienced OT Security and Secure Development experts with many years of security consulting experience and lots of know-how from cybersecurity education.

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OT Security

With personal certificate by TÜV Austria Akademie 

Certified OT Security Practitioner TÜV® (COSP)

Beginner training for OT Security
Duration: 2.5 days
Language: German or English
Price: € 2550 plus VAT
Requirements: No previous knowledge necessary
Degree: COSP-Certification by TÜV Austria
Training Format: Public and in-house training possible

Anyone building or operating a modern control system needs fundamental security knowledge in order to spot security risks and to ensure secure industrial operations. Within the framework of the Foundation training, the participants are taught those security competencies through up-to-date specialist content, practical exercises and entertaining experiences from industrial security consulting activities, which are not only essential for their work in the changed environment of increasing digitalization, but also decisive.

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Training Dates

15. – 17. June 2021

ICS.201 Certified OT Security Practitioner TÜV® (COSP)
15. – 17. June 2021, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Language: German
Online, € 2550 plus VAT

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29. September – 01. October 2021

ICS.201 Certified OT Security Practitioner TÜV® (COSP)
29. September – 01. October 2021, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Language: German
Linz / Online, € 2550 plus VAT

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09. – 11. November 2021

ICS.201 Certified OT Security Practitioner TÜV® (COSP)
09. – 11. November 2021, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Language: German
Online, € 2550 plus VAT

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Certified OT Security Technical Expert TÜV® (COSTE)

Advanced training for OT Security with a technical focus
Duration: 2.5 days
Language: German
Price: € 2550 plus VAT
Requirements: Certified OT Security Practitioner (COSP) TÜV® recommended
Degree: COSTE-Certification by TÜV Austria
Training Format: Public and in-house training possible

Technicians and engineers in particular are increasingly required in industrial operations to make or prepare the right decisions concerning appropriate technical security measures and security technologies. This requires deeper security knowledge and a good understanding – be it of threats, current attack campaigns or the use of technical protection measures.

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Training Dates

29. June – 01. July 2021

ICS.211 Certified OT Security Technical Expert TÜV® (COSTE)
29. June – 01. July 2021, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Language: German
Online, € 2550 plus VAT

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13. – 15. October 2021

ICS.211 Certified OT Security Technical Expert TÜV® (COSTE)
13. – 15. October 2021, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Language: German
Brunn a. Gebirge / Online, € 2550 plus VAT

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Certified OT Security Manager TÜV® (COSM)

Advanced training for OT Security Management
Duration: 2.5 days
Language: German
Price: € 2550 plus VAT
Requirements: Certified OT Security Practitioner (COSP) TÜV® recommended
Degree: COSM-Certification by TÜV Austria
Training Format: Public and in-house training possible

The OT Security Management-training provides those responsible for operations, project and production managers and decision-makers in general with the knowledge they need to implement security in industrial operations. Participants learn all necessary skills to recognize dangers early on, to increase the security level and to lastingly avoid security vulnerabilities. The focus is on organizational topics and process management, in addition technical influencing factors are also discussed, which prepare the participants better for future security decisions.

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Training Dates

21. – 23. September 2021

ICS.212 Certified OT Security Manager TÜV® (COSM)
21. – 23. September 2021, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Language: German
Filderstadt / Online, € 2550 plus VAT

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17. – 19. November 2021

ICS.212 Certified OT Security Manager TÜV® (COSM)
17. – 19. November 2021, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Language: German
Linz / Online, € 2550 plus VAT

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ICS.221 Assessing OT

Advanced training for the planning and execution of security assessments in the OT environment
Duration: 1 day
Language: German or English
Price: € 744 plus VAT
Requirements: Certified OT Security Practitioner (COSP) TÜV® recommended
Training Format: Public and in-house training possible

The Assessing OT-Training provides participants with the basics to be able to professionally conduct security tests in industrial plants. Which tools should be used for which application? Which test cases are intrusive and therefore less suitable for OT? What information is relevant in the context of an OT security audit? In this course, participants benefit in particular from the Limes experts’ many years of experience in conducting security assessments in an industrial environment.

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Training Dates

30. November 2021

ICS.221 Assessing OT
30. November 2021, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Language: German
Online, € 774 plus VAT

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ICS.222 Incident Handling Essentials

Basic training for incident handling
Duration: 1 day
Language: German or English
Price: € 744 plus VAT
Requirements: Certified OT Security Practitioner (COSP) TÜV® recommended
Training Format: Public and in-house training possible

The Incident Handling Essentials training provides participants with the necessary basics to prepare for security incidents in an industrial environment. The most important technical and organizational preparations will be discussed along with the “DO’s and DON’Ts”. This course is particularly interesting for plant operators, integrators and service providers who want to prepare for an emergency to be able to more easily prevent damage caused by virus attacks, ransomware or hacking.

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Training Dates

01. December 2021

ICS.222 Incident Handling Essentials
01. December 2021, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Language: German
Online, € 774 plus VAT

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ICS.231 OT Security Updater

Update Training to refresh already acquired knowledge about OT security
Duration: 4 hours
Language: German or English
Price: € 400 plus VAT
Requirements: Completion of a training from the ICS training series
Training Format: Public and in-house training possible

The OT Security Updater training course serves as a refresher and update course for the participants to inform them about organizational and technical innovations and progress in the field of security.

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Secure Coding

SEC.301 Secure Coding Java

Beginner training for secure software development
Duration: 3 Days
Language: German or English
Price: € 2.332 plus VAT
Requirements: Experience in web technologies and Java
Training Format: Public and in-house training possible

The Secure Coding training for Java teaches the correct usage of exception handling, multi-threading and other Java-specific methods that are necessary as a basis for developing robust code. In addition, various cryptographic technologies will be discussed, including encryption, hashing and digital signatures. Classical web attacks such as cross-site scripting, SQL injection and cross-site request forgery will be explained as well as how applications can be protected against them. Practical exercises are used to create a deep understanding of the different subject areas. In order to further increase the code quality, the correct handling of code reviews is demonstrated as well as how the learned techniques can be integrated into the Secure Development Lifecycle.

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SEC.302 Secure Coding C#

Beginner training for secure software development
Duration: 3 Days
Language: German or English
Price: € 2332 plus VAT
Requirements: Experience with C# development
Training Format: Public and in-house training possible

During the Secure Coding for C# training, different C# language features will be introduced that can contribute to the stability of the code and are necessary as a basis for the development of robust code. In addition, cryptographic concepts such as encryption, hashing or digital signatures are discussed. You will learn how to achieve robust session management using meaningful access controls. Classic web attacks such as cross-site scripting and SQL injection are explained and how to protect against them is demonstrated. Finally, we discuss how code reviews and static analyses are performed to achieve optimal code quality. For a better understanding, the topics are explained using practical exercises.

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Training Dates

07. – 09. November 2021

SEC.302 Secure Coding C#
07. – 09. September 2021, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Language: German
Online, € 2.332 plus VAT

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SEC.303 Secure Coding Web

Beginner training for secure software development
Duration: 2 days
Language: German or English
Price: € 1548 plus VAT
Requirements: Experience in web technologies
Training Format: Public and in-house training possible

As part of the Secure Coding Web training, security concepts on the Web will be discussed, including Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Cross-origin Resource Sharing (CORS). How Session Management can be securely implemented will be explained. Then the anatomy of the most common web attacks such as Cross-site Scripting, Cross-site Request Forgery and SQL Injections is discussed together with how to avoid them. In addition, more complex web attacks such as XML External Entities, Broken Authentication, and Security Misconfiguration are explained. It concludes with an explanation of how code reviews can lead to improved code quality and how a secure development life cycle can be implemented in your organization. For a better understanding practical exercises are built into the topics.

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Training Dates

05. – 06. October 2021

SEC.303 Secure Coding Web
05. – 06. October 2021, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Language: German
Online, € 1548 plus VAT

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Secure Development

SEC.311 Secure Product Development with IEC 62443-4-1

Basic training to operate development processes according to IEC 62443-4-1
Duration: 2 days
Language: German or English
Price: € 1548 plus VAT
Requirements: No previous knowledge necessary
Training Format: Public and in-house training possible

If you don’t want to leave the security and the quality of your products to chance, you have to choose a proactive approach. Only by integrating security into the development processes and by having an organization that knows how to deal with the topic professionally can high-quality products that meet the needs of the market be created. The Secure Product Development with IEC-62443-4-1 training teaches the participants how security can be integrated into software development with the help of the IEC-62443-4-1 standard section Security in order to make their products lastingly secure.

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Training Dates

22. – 23. June 2021

SEC.311 Secure Product Development with IEC 62443-4-1
22. – 23. June 2021, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Language: German
Online, € 1548 plus VAT

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SEC.312 Secure Development of IoT Components

Beginner training for IoT security
Duration: 2 days
Language: German or English
Price: € 1548 plus VAT
Requirements: No previous knowledge necessary
Training Format: Public and in-house training possible

Component security starts here. More and more devices communicate with each other and are interconnected. In addition to numerous advantages, this development also brings new challenges and threats, especially in terms of security. Like security in most IT areas, IoT security requires an end-to-end approach that includes addressing security issues during the design phase. 

How can security vulnerabilities be avoided right from the start? What threats do I need to protect my system against? What security measures do I need to use? 

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SEC.321 Security Testing Foundation

Basic training for security testing
Duration: 2 days
Language: German or English
Price: € 1548 plus VAT
Requirements: Experience in web technologies
Training Format: Public and in-house training possible

The Security Testing Foundation training teaches the basic concepts of security testing. A structured procedure is presented along with how security tests for an application can be organized. Subsequently, cross-site scripting and SQL injection attacks will be discussed with a focus on web applications and their anatomy will be explained and practiced using real-world examples. During the training, well-known hacking tools will be used again and again to give the participants a tangible picture of reality. Finally, tools are presented with which automated security scans can be carried out and how their results are to be dealt with.

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SEC.322 Wireless Security

Basic training for security software testing
Duration: 2 days
Language: German or English
Price: € 1548 plus VAT
Requirements: Coding skills recommended
Training Format: Public and in-house training possible

This course introduces participants to the analysis and evaluation of the security of wireless communications and the typical problems, identification of wireless signals and best practices for testing wireless communications. RF theory, software-defined radio (SDR), the basics of radio and digital signal processing are discussed to provide a solid basis for understanding the security implications in this area. Special attention is paid to possible attack methods and test scenarios. Multiple exercises facilitate rapid progress in understanding the background and allow participants to make assessments and to test wireless communication themselves. In addition, excerpts from known vulnerabilities in real world products and standards are presented to underline the importance of the topic.

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Security Awareness

AWT.101 IT Security Awareness

Basic training for IT security basics
Duration: 4 hours
Language: German or English
Price: € 400 plus VAT
Requirements: No previous knowledge necessary
Training Format: Public and in-house training possible

The IT Security Awareness training serves as a basis for every employee in the company to impart a basic understanding for security or to refresh pre-existing security knowledge.

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AWT.102 OT Security Awareness

Basic training for OT security basics
Duration: 4 hours
Language: German or English
Price: € 400 plus VAT
Requirements: Coding skills recommended
Training Format: Public and in-house training possible

The OT Security Awareness training serves as a basis for every employee in the OT area to impart a basic understanding of security or to refresh existing security knowledge. In contrast to the AWT.101-IT Security Awareness training, concrete examples and rules of conduct specifically for the OT area are considered here.

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AWT.103 Zero Downtime: Blackout Edition

imulation game for cybersecurity
Duration: 2 hours
Language: German or English
Price: Upon request
Requirements: No previous knowledge necessary
Training Format: Inhouse training

As a contestant, transform yourself from an affected person to an involved participant: In the ybersecurity simulation game, you become the defender of your corporate assets. Several teams compete against each other and learn to simulate reality. The simulation game is based on a serious thought: The participants learn about current IT threat scenarios and adequate security concepts as countermeasures at the forefront. Through the direct involvement of each individual, the learning content is firmly and sustainably anchored; at the same time teamwork is essential. In the end, the company that has best mastered the challenges is declared the winner. The simulation game is moderated by a Limes Security expert and the results are summarized briefly after each round. The participants play in groups at a table with a game board in combination with a tablet. No special previous knowledge is required to participate, and the simulation game is also suitable for beginners. 

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Are you a manufacturer, system integrator or operator of industrial plants?

Personal certification by TÜV Austria Akademie

Increasing security requirements due to changed regulatory requirements and industrial security standards pose new challenges for industrial component manufacturers, system integrators and plant operators. Knowledge in the OT security area is key. Our trainings provide guidelines for action and competence for the correct handling of security topics in the industrial environment.

The OT Security training courses – from Practitioner to Manager – are structured in three modules. Each module lasts 2.5 days. After completion of the training the exam is held by TÜV Austria Akademie. Our personal certificates are valid for three years.

Are you looking for an individual training for your team?

Limes Academy is your competent partner in training your employees. We will put together a training program tailored specifically to your requirements. Based on existing content, the training can be individually adapted to your wishes:

Adapting the content and the examples to meet your employees’ level of knowledge, your industry, and relevant standards / requirements / norms both legal and set by your company.
We adapt the training duration and the location (on-site, online) to your needs and the availability of the employees to be trained.
We customize our exercises or implement new ones based on the specific expertise of your developers.

Why Limes Academy?

  • Individual training formats

    Our trainings take place at selected training centers, at our locations, or as online courses. We also offer customized training exclusively for your company.

  • Interactive trainings

    The training content taught is complemented by practical exercises. Discussions stimulate the exchange of experiences between the course participants and help comprehend the acquired knowledge.

  • Training materials

    Training materials will be provided to you in high quality color print.

  • Expertise

    All trainings are held by our experienced OT Security and Secure Development experts who bring lots of experience from project practive.

  • Relevance

    New incidents and security developments are continuously integrated into the training content. You benefit from the latest security knowledge.

  • Certificates

    At the end of the training you will receive a certificate of participation. For some courses, it is possible to receive a personal certificate.