The Introduction to Industrial Control Systems course provides intensive training on defending and attacking industrial control systems. The course will discuss common vulnerabilities, attack paths, defending industrial control systems, and architecture of industrial control environments. The course will provide hands-on training in a lab setting while attacking and securing a virtual factory.
The course will provide students with:
- An in-depth understanding of industrial control systems
- Hands-on lab experiences by building an ICS lab and attacking the ICS systems
- Incident-response type skills via log analysis
- An introduction to the new governance model for critical infrastructure
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE
- ICS Pentesters
- Blue Team ICS
- ICS operators and engineers
- IT/OT support personnel
AUDIENCE SKILL LEVEL
This course is tailored to beginners. The course addresses the core security principles needed to support critical infrastructure while examining the greatest risks and needs in an industrial control system environment.
Basic understanding of networking and system administration, vulnerability assessment, and network design/architecture.
WHAT EACH STUDENT SHOULD BRING
- 64-bit processor
- VT or other 64-bit virtualization settings enabled in BIOS
- 8GB RAM
- 60 GB Hard Drive Space
WHAT STUDENTS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH
- Electronic Download Package containing cheat sheets for OpenPLC and Linux
- Course Slides
- Linux Virtual machine with ICS tools
- Windows Virtual machine with Factory.io
TRAINER & AUTHOR
Ashley Van Hoesen is a Security Analyst with experience in risk and vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, and advising on information security vulnerabilities and architecture. Ashley has vast experience working with Industrial Control System environments in a large variety of sectors.