Information Systems Security Research and Education Center
An accelerated 3 day course designed for information security professionals who wish to gain hands-on experience with SCADA equipment. Class is all-inclusive, book, lunch and parking. This class is the core elements of a semester long graduate class in control systems security, with an emphasis on hands-on exercises to explore how these systems function and learn the effects of "typical" security operations on their operation.
Industrial Network Security, Eric D. Knapp, Syngress, ISBN 978-1-59749-645-2
This course is designed to bring IT security personnel up to speed with process control systems and their traffic over corporate networks. Through this course, students will gain a working knowledge of several control systems security issues, including common risks and mitigation strategies. Topics include: process control network communications, vulnerability identification, network monitoring and incident management. This class is a combination of lecture on theory and hands-on practical laboratory assignments designed to demonstrate the differences between enterprise IT systems and process control systems with respect to security.
- Learn the vocabulary associated with industrial control systems.
- Recognize threat vectors to control systems
- Review and understand control systems security standards and policies
- Analyze and assess vulnerabilities and identify improvements for control system security architecture
- Understand the governance and control requirements to develop procedures and select tools to monitor control systems’ vulnerabilities and security events
- Conduct a system vulnerability assessment for a control system
- Develop strategies to address current and future control system threats and vulnerabilities
December 16 - 18, 2013
8:00am – 5:00 PM
Center for Information Security Research and Education
College of Technology, University of Houston
$1,800 per person, all materials and lunches included
Discount available for group attendees
For more information, contact Dr. Arthur Conklin