COURSE:  WTSS 580 Managing Security of Control Systems

OBJECTIVE:  To assess vulnerabilities for control systems’ environment for people, processes, and technology and recommend improved security strategies.

DESCRIPTION:  This course explores a wide range of people, processes, and technology issues in the management of critical infrastructure control systems (CS) security including Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems security. Systems monitoring and controlling base-level and regional supply and flow of resources such as electricity, water, gas, and transportation are examined. Topics include CS components, threats, and vulnerability assessment and technical measures for improving security peculiar CS, such as multifactor authentication, telephony firewalls and radio frequency encryption, and operational and physical security. The CS industry and initiatives in CS security standards are explored. This includes focus on the interplay between regional commercial providers and base-level continuity of operations. The move toward integration of CS with traditional computer networks is covered.

PRIMARY AUDIENCE:  Control system managers, engineers, and technicians, as well as information technology and network managers and operators

SECONDARY AUDIENCE:  None

GRADE:   No restrictions

PREREQUISITES:  None

DELIVERY METHOD:  Resident

COURSE CREDIT:  2 CEUs

COURSE LENGTH:  5 days

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HOW TO APPLY:  Select a date from the list below by clicking the button. (Note: Some courses are offered only once annually). Then click the Apply button.

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