The aim of this course is to provide you with a introduction to Operational Technology (OT) Security and to reduce the likely hood of a cyber attack through reprogramming or training the wetware (us).
Who Should Take This Course
Operators and junior technical staff in an organisation where Industrial Control Systems play an important part in the core processes and functions.
Produced as a partnership between OSP Cyber Academy and industrial cyber security experts Cyber Prism. Sometimes overshadowed by the many data security issues which have arisen within Information Technology (IT), the threat to our Operational Technology (OT) – our Industrial Control Systems – has huge significance for all Sectors of Industry. Legislation such as the NIS Regulation 2018 carries strong penalties and compliance is audited by Government bodies such as the Health and Safety Executive.
This course covers the following components:
- Understanding the difference between OT and IT
- Does the worst ever really happen?
- Understanding how segregation can help
- System Hardening
- Understanding and Managing Risk
Interactive modules and an assessment at the end are included. A certificate is available on successful completion and the course counts towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD). The course certificate expires 12 months from issue.
The author of this course is a highly experienced OT cyber security professional, a Fellow of the British Computer Society and one of the very few Lead Practitioner Cyber Security/IA Auditors within the NCSC Certified Cyber Professional.