Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Introduction

A look at operational technology and ICS, including infrastructure, asset types and environments.

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Course description

An introduction to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and operational technology (OT), including a discussion on critical infrastructure, an overview of ICS environments and a comparison of information technology (IT) and ICS.

Course syllabus

ICS & OT, What Are They?Duration: 4:13

An introduction to ICS and OT concepts, definitions and industries of operation.

Critical Infrastructure and sectors of OTDuration: 4:14

A look at the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) critical infrastructure sectors and the role of OT/ICS.

ICS Asset TypesDuration: 4:46

A brief overview of ICS asset types and their roles.

Industrial automation zones and ICS networking overviewDuration: 5:25

An overview of how industrial automation devices are zoned and their respective networking concepts.

IT vs ICS (ICS/SCADA Security Fundamentals)Duration: 8:29

A comparison of ICS and traditional IT system assets, architectures, operation and maintenance.

Meet the author

Matt Campagnola

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Matthew Campagnola is a cybersecurity professional with experience in information technology and Industrial Control System (ICS)/Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) security. His experience includes designing secure ICS/SCADA network architectures as well as conducting cybersecurity assessments of critical infrastructure, manufacturing plants and public utilities.

In his free time, Matthew enjoys participating in ICS/SCADA oriented hacking events on both the offensive and defensive teams.

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