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OT Security Fundamentals

Beginner training for OT Security
Duration: 3 hours
Price: Upon request
Requirements: No prior knowledge necessary
Training Format: Inhouse training or E-Learning

The training course „ICS.201 OT Security Fundamentals“ is the perfect introduction to the topic of OT security. The course creates common understanding of OT security and provides guidance on how to work with it. Real incidents, practical knowledge from OT projects as well as case studies and findings from OT security assessments are used to teach participants how to understand and question the current security status of their OT environment.



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Content of Training

  • Introduction: What is OT security and why is it important
  • Insights from OT security incidents
    • Stuxnet, Triton, Colonial Pipeline, Solar Winds, Industroyer 1 & 2
    • Alternatively: industry-specific or company-specific incidents
    • Changes in the OT threat landscape
  • Important security aspects in the OT environment
    • Challenges
    • Disruption of availability
    • Problems with integrity
    • Loss of confidentiality
    • Common security problems in OT environments
  • Risk mitigation strategies for plant engineering, maintenance and operations personnel
    • Benefits of security requirements for industrial plants
    • General security principles
    • Organizational measures
    • Security measures for networks and communication
    • Security measures for OT components
  • Conclusion
    • Behavior in case of incidents
    • Sources for further information
    • Conclusions and key take-aways

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