Become a Certified SCADA Security Architect (CSSA)
The Certified SCADA Security Architect (CSSA) certification path covers everything from field-based attacks to automated vulnerability assessments for SCADA networks. You'll learn how to defend against both internal and external attackers to provide holistic security for critical industrial automation systems.
Certified SCADA Security Architect training
This learning path teaches you how to defend the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Industrial Control Systems (ICS) that manage our nation’s critical infrastrucure. Ten courses build your SCADA security knowledge around the eight Certified SCADA Security Architect (CSSA) domains. You’ll learn about defending against common SCADA threats and vulnerabilities, conducting risk assessments, implementing remote access and physical controls, and more. Upon completion, you’ll be prepared to earn your CSSA certification and validate your SCADA security knowledge.
Learning path components
CSSA Custom Practice Exam
CSSA Skill Assessment
SCADA Cyber Range
SCADA Security Frameworks
SCADA Security Assessment
SCADA Device Identification and Analysis
Pentesting SCADA Services and Protocols
SCADA Access Controls
Remote Access and Field Site Security
SCADA Network Security
SCADA Intrusion Detection and Incident Response
Learn SCADA Preventative Controls
What you’ll learn.
The Certified SCADA Security Architect certification exam includes eight primary objectives:
- SCADA security policy development
- SCADA security standards and best practices
- Access control
- SCADA protocol security issues
- Securing field communications
- User authentication and authorization
- Detecting cyber-attacks on SCADA systems
- Vulnerability assessment
Who is this for?
An understanding of SCADA and ICS is recommended. This certification path is designed for:
- SCADA supervisors
- SCADA analysts
- Industrial network administrators
- IT professionals looking to learn industrial control system (ICS) security
- Anyone with a desire to learn how to protect critical infrastructure and get certified!
SCADA Cyber Range
This cyber range helps you develop your knowledge of SCADA and Industrial Control System (ICS) security by practicing on cloud-hosted virtual machines. You’ll build and reinforce your skills as you progress through labs covering a wide range of SCADA security topics, including reconnaissance, scanning, honeypots, attacks and exploits. You’ll also perform several Capture the Flag (CTF) exercises designed to validate your new SCADA security skills.
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