Course detail: TECH1070 - Online Certificate in Cybersecurity for Industrial Automation and Control Systems
Technology-based systems are vital to the operation of modern industrial plants. However, these systems also have vulnerabilities, and can be compromised via cyber-attacks. Become the go-to professional for your operation's cybersecurity needs with this online, on-demand certificate course. Learn the types of computer-based devices, systems, and networks used in modern industrial plants, as well as the ways in which these elements can be compromised via cyber-attacks. This course also provides the opportunity to build risk management techniques that improve your plant's cybersecurity.

Participants in this training program will learn:

  • Trends in industrial security incidents and the sources of cyber threats
  • Areas of their plants susceptible to cyber threats
  • Risk and vulnerability analysis methodologies
  • Foundations of an effective long term security program
  • Principles behind the key risk mitigation techniques, including firewalls, virtual private networks, and personnel hardening
  • ANSI/ISA99 industrial security guidelines and how they apply to your operation
  • Principles of security policy development

Who Should Enroll

The certificate will benefit SCADA engineers, IT architects, data systems engineers, instrumentation and control systems professionals, operations engineers, and systems and network security personnel. It is applicable to those involved in energy generation, transmission, and distribution; water/wastewater; large manufacturing and industrial facilities; and mining industries.

 Session Detail:  PT18070O
Schedule: You can enroll and start at any time. You can take up to six months to complete the course at your own pace, even if you finish after July 1, 2018
Times: 12:00am - 12:00pm
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Price: Registration : $995.00

Session Resources
Online Certificate in Cybersecurity for Industrial Automation and Control Systems - Registration Form

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No refunds will be granted for this class once the student has accessed the Blackboard class site. A full refund of registration fees, less a $30 administrative fee, will be approved if requested in writing at kupce@ku.edu prior to accessing the course. Requests must be made within 60 days of payment.

Instructors
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Tim Shaw
Tim Shaw
Biography: Dr. William (Tim) Shaw has more than 35 years of industry experience designing and deploying DCS, SCADA and PLC based industrial control and automation systems in a range of industries including electric power, oil and gas pipelines, refining, water and wastewater, petrochemical, steel, glass, pharmaceuticals, wind turbines, nuclear power and substation automation. He is the author of Computer Control of BATCH Processes and Cyber Security for SCADA Systems as well as a contributor to three other books. Shaw is a subject matter expert to the ISA, where he teaches several courses on instrumentation and controls, basics of process measurement, industrial cybersecurity, telecommunications and networking and database management for industrial automation systems. Shaw is also a certified information system security professional, a certified ethical hacker, and certified penetration tester. He is also a contributing editor for security topics to Electric Energy T & D Magazine. Tim Shaw

Facility Detail
Self-paced Online Training
Enroll and start at any time