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ICS.221 Assessing OT

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.

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 

  • Training to refresh already acquired knowledge about OT security
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Course language: German or English
  • Requirements: Completion of the ICS.211 training from the ICS training series, own notebook required
  • Completion with certification
  • Public and in-house training possible

Content of training

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

  • Underground Economy
  • Security test requirements from IEC 62443 and ISO 27001
  • ICS Asset Discovery
  • Checking users and authorizations
  • Configuration review of ICS systems
  • Verification of patch and software versions
  • Checking the perimeter protection
  • Procedure for an ICS security test
  • Testing the BSI ICS Top 10
  • Use and configuration of test tools for productive environments

Your benefit

  • Viewing networks and systems through the eyes of an attacker and identifying potential attack vectors and security issues.
  • Knowledge of what has to be considered during a security check in an industrial environment.
  • How the results of a security audit can lead to an increased level of security.


ICS.221 Assessing OT 



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