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ICS.212 Industrial Security Advanced: OT Security Management

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.

The training is particularly recommended for

System integrators, plant operators, planners and technicians, maintenance workers, production technicians, plant IT managers, future plant managers and production managers, employees who are responsible for the procurement, planning or operation of OT assets, IT employees with responsibility for OT assets, etc.

The training in a nutshell

  • Advanced training for OT Security with a technical focus
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Course language: German or English
  • Requirements: ICS.201 OT Security Foundation Training recommended, own notebook necessary
  • Completion with certification
  • Public and in-house training possible

Content of training

The participants can expect the following content for the selected training:

Day 1

  • Overview of security standards and frameworks
  • Case study: OT security incident in the absence of OT security management
  • Organisational measures and ISMS 
  • Definition of the system under consideration (SUC)
  • Asset management
  • Risk management
  • Supply chain management
  • Classification of information

Day 2

  • Partitioning and zoning
  • Secure remote access 
  • Component security (hardening)
  • Identity and access management 
  • Awareness training
  • Patch management

Day 3

  • Incident Handling
  • Logging and monitoring
  • Anomaly detection 
  • Vulnerability assessment
  • Incident response planning 
  • Backup
  • System availability

After the training the participants should …

  • be able to securely manage their responsible operating areas and assess risks.
  • have refreshed and deepend their existing knowledge of OT security and related standards.
  • have gained a basic understanding of the risk assessment procedure.
  • understand asset discovery and component classification capabilities.
  • have developed a holistic view of security processes.
  • be able to define response plans and establish defined communication strategies for incident management.


With certification


Training and exam to become a

Certified OT Security Manager (COSM) TÜV®

Without certification

€ 1.935,-

Training to become a

Certified OT Security Manager (COSM) TÜV®

Certification only 

€ 615,-

Exam to become a

Certified OT Security Manager (COSM) TÜV®

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