This course serves as a self-contained course in industrial controls systems security. The course emphasis is on models and types of Industrial Control Systems (ICS), Supervisory
Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, ICS hardware, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), ICS networks and protocols, control logic software development, Human
Machine Interface (HMI) development for ICS, ICS security, firewalls and common ICS vulnerability assessment.
- Apply knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies
- Demonstrate the ability to recognize cyber threats and vulnerabilities and specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses
- Understand the organization’s enterprise information security architecture
- Understand human-computer interaction principles
- Apply low-level computer languages
- Demonstrate the understanding of information technology (IT) architectural concepts and frameworks
- Demonstrate the ability to perform network traffic and packet analysis
- Demonstrate the understanding of process engineering and configuration management concepts
- Demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge of software development
- Demonstrate the understanding of critical infrastructure systems
- Apply knowledge of the application firewall concepts and functions
If you would like to provide feedback for this course, please e-mail the NICCS SO at NICCS@hq.dhs.gov.