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COURSE: WENG 270 Advanced Control Systems Cybersecurity Course

OBJECTIVE:  Apply basic cybersecurity principles to demonstrate how malicious code can impact control systems and other critical infrastructure.
DESCRIPTION:  This course presents hands-on training for civil engineers to understand the impact of cyber-attacks against control systems. Students engage in a series of lab exercises utilizing the Mobile Industrial Control System Security Trainer (MIST). The curriculum introduces students to ladder logic, human machine interfaces and basic networking principles that emulate a real-world control system. These lesson objectives are applied during the capstone exercise that illustrates how malicious code can create a physical effect on control systems.
PRIMARY AUDIENCE:  7 Level SSgts in the career fields of: 3E0X1 - Electrical Systems, 3E0X2 - Electric Power Production, 3E1X1 - Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration, 3E4X1 - Utilities Systems, 3E4X2 - Liquid Fuel Systems Maintenance
SECONDARY AUDIENCE:  N/A
PREREQUISITES: WENG 170
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