ICS.201 OT Security Foundation Training

Beginner training for OT Security
Duration: 3 days
Price: € 2310 plus VAT
Requirements: No previous knowledge required, basic knowledge of IT and OT is a plus
Degree: Attendance confirmation; in case of successful participation in the certification exam COSP-Personenzertifikat of TÜV Austria CERT GmbH

The OT Security Foundation Training is the ideal start for anyone interested in OT Security – regardless of previous knowledge or area of work. Due to increasing digitalization, the need for OT Security competence in the industry is growing rapidly. The OT Security Foundation Training provides basic knowledge of OT Security, gives an overview of current standards and regulations and presents concrete measures for the secure operation of industrial systems.

Content of Training

  • Introduction to Operational Technology (OT)
    • Evolution of ICS/OT
    • OT process types
    • OT components and terminology
    • OT incidents
  • IT vs. OT Security
    • Safety vs. Security
    • Characteristics of OT systems vs. IT systems
    • OT security vs. IT security
  • IT essentials (part 1)
    • IT security objectives
    • Network protocols
    • Crypto refresher
  • IT essentials (part 2)
    • Secure network protocols
    • Network security basics
  • Security threats and attack vectors
    • OT attackers
    • OT attack vectors
    • OT risk factors and threats
  • OT standards overview
    • NIS directive
    • IEC 62443
    • ISO 27000 & ISO 27019
    • NIST 800-82 and CSF
    • BDEW Whitepaper, TISAX, NERC CIP & Cyber Security Procurement Language for Control Systems
  • Well-proven security measures for OT
    • Defense in Depth
    • Organisational security measures
    • Security assessments and reviews
    • Configuration management
    • Network and communication security
    • Component security
    • Access control

After the training the participants should

  • have a confident feeling in dealing directly with OT security.
  • have a basic understanding of OT technologies and terminology.
  • have gained a basic awareness of OT security standards and their areas of application.
  • know the most important security measures for the OT area.
  • be able to make a contribution to protecting industrial operations in their area of responsibility.

Training Dates

29. September – 01. October 2021

ICS.201 OT Security Foundation
29. September – 01. October 2021, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Language: German
Linz / Online, € 2310 plus VAT

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26. – 28. January 2022

ICS.201 OT Security Foundation
26. – 28. January 2022, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Language: German
Leonding / Online, € 2310 plus VAT

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11. – 13. May 2022

ICS.201 OT Security Foundation
11. – 13. May 2022, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Language: German
Stuttgart / Online, € 2310 plus VAT

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28. – 30. September 2022

ICS.201 OT Security Foundation
28. – 30. September 2022, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Language: German
Brunn am Gebirge / Online, € 2310 plus VAT

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