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OT Security Advanced: Technical OT Security

Advanced training for OT Security with a technical focus
Duration: 3 days
Price: € 2975 plus VAT
Requirements:  ICS.201 OT Security Fundamentals or ICS.205 Certified OT Security Practitioner (COSP) recommended
Degree: Attendance confirmation; in case of successful participation in the certification exam COSTE-Personenzertifikat of TÜV Austria CERT GmbH

The training „Certified OT Security Technical Expert (COSTE)“ aims to consolidate and deepen the existing knowledge of people with relevant professional experience in IT and OT security. The technical focus of this training provides the necessary understanding of protocols and components used as well as in-depth security knowledge of threats, current attack campaigns and the use of technical defense measures. The training enables the participants to make or prepare the right decisions regarding appropriate technical security measures and security technologies and thus to increase the security level of plant networks using proven methods and technologies.

Content of Training

  • Introduction
    • OT threat landscape
    • Procurement of a secure system
    • Risk analysis according to IEC 62443-3-2
  • OT protocols
    • Common wired and wireless OT protocols
    • Understanding OT protocols on a technical level
    • Wireless protocols in OT environments
    • Securing industrial protocols
    • Network and protocol analysis with wireshark
  • Network-based attacks
    • MAC address spoofing
    • Denial-of-service attacks
    • Network sniffing
    • Protocol spoofing
    • Man-in-the-middle attacks
  • Improving OT network security
    • Network segmentation
    • Using firewalls in OT networks
  • Applying security measures in OT
    • Security requirements and implementation
    • User management
    • Credential management
    • Host hardening
    • System monitoring and network detection
    • Anomaly and threat detection
    • Remote access
    • Backup and recovery
    • OT security market guide
    • OT security trends
  • Final Challenge

After the training, participants should

  • have deepened and further consolidated existing knowledge in IT and OT security.
  • have a basic understanding of OT transmission technologies and protocols.
  • understand different network protection measures in the OT based on common attack patterns.
  • know the procedure for partitioning and zoning of an architecture.
  • have gained insights into the use of monitoring systems against attackers.
  • know how to technically implement security measures into OT operations.

Training Dates

22. – 24.October 2024

ICS.211 Certified OT Security Technical Expert (COSTE)
22. – 24. October 2024, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Language: English
Gänserndorf/ Online, € 2975 plus VAT

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13. – 15. November 2024

ICS.211 Certified OT Security Technical Expert (COSTE)
13. – 15. November 2024, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Language: German
Linz/ Online, € 2975 plus VAT

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Self-Assessment Questionnaire

Our self-assessment questionnaire gives you an idea of whether you are a suitable candidate for the Certified OT Security Technical Expert training. To enroll in the advanced training courses, we require proof of your experience and training in the OT Security area, regardless of the result of the questionnaire. Based on the provided documents, we will decide whether to enroll you directly in the advanced course.

1. Which of the following is not a valid PROFINET communication method?

2. Which of the following techniques is not a DoS attack type?

3. What measure is the most effective to prevent a SMB Relay attack:

4. With asymmetric encryption

5. Which of the following statements is true about honeypots?

6. Which of the following tasks is not a hardening measure?

7. Which of the following statements about keyloggers is wrong?

8. What is MITRE ATT&CK for ICS?