Introduction to Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Training

Introduction to Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Training

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Course Overview:

Introduction to Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Training Course Description

This Introduction to Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Training will help you to support and defend your industrial control system to operate in a threat-free environment and resilient against emerging cybersecurity threats. Cyber-attacks on critical infrastructures and industrial control systems especially Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) are becoming more common for organization and governments. These types of attacks can severely impact service, data integrity, compliance and public safety. Therefore, it is needed for every organization to implement a cybersecurity approach to identify risks and manage them in order ensure the protection of industrial control systems.

This Introduction to Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Training course also offers a set of real-world case studies, hands on experiments and class discussions in order to give you a clear idea about ICS and SCADA security, and makes you prepared for challenges in your organization.

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● If you are familiar with some aspects of this Introduction to Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
● We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
● If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

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Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Introduction to Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Training course:

Industrial Control System (ICS) and SCADA Cybersecurity training is a 3-day course designed for:

◾ IT and ICS cybersecurity personnel
◾ Field support personnel and security operators
◾ Auditors, vendors and team leaders
◾ All individuals who need to understand the ICS and SCADA Protection concepts
◾ Electric utility engineers working in electric industry security
◾ System personnel working on system security
◾ System operators and individuals in electric utility organizations
◾ Independent system operator personnel working with utility companies
◾ Electric utility personnel who recently started career involved with ICS security.
◾ Technicians, operators, and maintenance personnel who are or will be working at electric utility companies.
◾ Investors and contractors who plan to make investments in electric industry considering security standards.
◾ Managers, accountants, and executives of electric industry.

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this Introduction to Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

◾ Understand fundamentals of Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and SCADA systems
◾ Understand vulnerabilities and attacks for ICS and SCADA
◾ Learn about attack architectures in SCADA and ICS
◾ Explain risk management procedures applied to SCADA and ICS
◾ Identify risks in SCADA and ICS systems and conduct risk assessment
◾ Apply physical protection principles to SCADA and ICS systems
◾ Learn about security standards applied to ICS and SCADA such as NIST, ISA and CPNI
◾ Learn different types of servers used in ICS and SCADA and apply security concepts to servers
◾ Explain the concept of security in SCADA/ICS networks and preventing the attacks to networks in these structures
◾ Develop and deploy security programs for SCADA and ICS
◾ Understand the security related issues to the wireless system in SCADA and ICS

Course Content:

Fundamentals of ICS and SCADA

◾Industrial Control Systems Overview
◾Global Industrial Cybersecurity Professional (GICSP)
◾Roles and Responsibilities of ICS
◾Real-time Operating Systems
◾Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
◾Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
◾Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
◾Master Servers
◾Industrial Computing Applications and SCADA Systems
◾Communication Protocols
◾Network Design
◾Types of SCADA Networks
◾SCADA Network Operations and Management
◾Communications Media and Signals
◾SCADA Reliability, Redundancy and Safety
◾Planning and Managing SCADA Projects
◾SCADA Technical Operations
◾SCADA Characteristics, Threats and Vulnerabilities
◾Comparing SCADA and IT Systems
◾SCADA and DCS Comparison
◾Physical Security of SCADA Systems
◾ICS Network Architecture

ICS/SCADA Vulnerabilities

◾ICS Attack Architecture
◾Attacks on Human Machine Interface (HMI)
◾Attacks on User Interfaces
◾Potential SCADA Vulnerabilities
◾Policy and Procedure Vulnerabilities
◾Platform Vulnerabilities
◾Network Vulnerabilities
◾SCADA Network Communication Attacks
◾Risk Factors
◾Standardized Protocols and Technologies
◾Increased Connectivity
◾Insecure and Rogue Connections
◾Public Information
◾Possible Incident Scenarios
◾Sources of Incidents
◾Documented Incidents
◾Web Attacks
◾ICS Server Attacks
◾Attacks on ICS Remote Devices
◾Firmware Attacks

Risk Management Basics

◾Risk and Industrial Control Systems
◾Threat Identification
◾Vulnerability Management
◾Industrial Consequences of Vulnerabilities
◾Risk Classification
◾ICS Risk Assessment
◾System and Services Acquisition
◾Certification, Accreditation, and Security Assessments
◾Operational Controls
◾Personnel Security
◾Physical and Environmental Protection
◾Contingency Planning
◾Configuration Management
◾System and Information Integrity
◾Incident Response
◾Awareness and Training
◾Identification and Authentication
◾Access Control
◾Audit and Accountability
◾Asset Classification
◾System and Communications Protection

Selecting and Implementing Controls for ICS Security

◾ICS Security Assessment
◾ICS Vulnerability Assessment
◾Configuration Assessment and Auditing
◾Risk Reduction
◾Standards and Security Controls Applied to ICS (NIST, ISA and CPNI)
◾ICS Security Technologies

ICS/SCADA Server Security

◾Different Server Types Used in ICS
◾Windows Operating Systems in ICS
◾Linux/Unix Operating Systems in ICS
◾Endpoint Protection
◾Automation and Auditing
◾Log Management for ICS Servers

ICS/SCADA Network and Device Security

◾Fundamentals of Networks
◾Ethernet, TCP/IP Protocol
◾ICS Protocol Architectures
◾Firewalls and Gateways
◾ICS Wireless Systems
◾Satellite, Mesh, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth Systems
◾SCADA Security Network Architecture
◾Firewalls and Logically Separated Control Network
◾Network Segregation
◾Specific SCADA Firewall Issues
◾Data Historians
◾Remote Support Access
◾Multicast Traffic
◾Single Points of Failure
◾Redundancy and Fault Tolerance
◾Preventing Man-in-the-Middle Attacks

SCADA Security Program Development and Deployment

◾Business Case for Security
◾Potential Consequences
◾Key Components of the Business Case
◾Resources for Building Business Case
◾Presenting the Business Case to Leadership
◾Developing a Comprehensive Security Program

Wireless Security Applied to SCADA

◾Overview of Current Wireless Technologies
◾11, 802.15 and 802.16 Technologies
◾Overview of Wireless Security
◾TKIP and the WPA/WPA2
◾IEEE 802.11i
◾Authentication, Encryption, and Integrity Methods
◾Cellular/Mobile Interworking
◾LTE application in SCADA

Hands On, Workshops, and Group Activities

◾Group Activities

Sample Workshops and Labs for Industrial Control Systems and SCADA Security

◾ICS Risk Assessment Exercise
◾ICS System Identification and Classification Case Study
◾ICS Vulnerability Assessment and Compliance Auditing
◾Risk Assessment Case Study for ICS and Selecting Security Controls
◾Host Based Intrusion Prevention Systems
◾Industrial Firewall Inspection Case
◾Modbus Communication Network Attacks
◾Incident Response and Risk Management Case Study

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