Learning Path

Certified SCADA Security Architect (CSSA)

    Syllabus

  • SCADA Device Identification and Analysis Course — 00:42:33
    • Make sure you know what you need to know with this course on SCADA device identification and analysis.

  • SCADA Security Frameworks Course — 01:06:30
    • This course will begin your reintroduction to SCADA security frameworks, covering common threats to SCADA, relevant security standards and bodies, developing SCADA security policies and more.

  • Introduction to SCADA Security Course — 00:20:09
    • Get an introduction to SCADA security, including ICS types, ICS components, process control and safety systems, and strengths and weaknesses.

  • CSSA Exam Overview Course — 00:04:54
    • This course will give you an overview of the Certified SCADA Security Architect (CSSA) exam and what to expect.

  • SCADA Preventative Controls Course — 00:45:57
    • Brush up on what you need to prevent or mitigate disasters with this course on SCADA preventative controls.

  • SCADA Network Security Course — 00:38:51
    • In this course, you’ll refresh your knowledge of SCADA network security through secure network design, firewalls and logical security zones.

  • SCADA Access Controls Course — 00:30:45
    • In this course, you’ll look at the importance of SCADA access controls. Review physical safety, access control models and more.

  • SCADA Vulnerabilities Course — 00:26:39
    • Explore SCADA vulnerabilities with this course covering common vulnerabilities, vulnerability scanning, server OS testing and more.

  • SCADA Security Assessment Course — 00:44:38
    • Review your understanding of SCADA security assessment with this course covering SCADA security objectives, security assessment programs and more.

  • ICS Protocols Course — 01:06:52
    • Explore common Industrial Control System (ICS) protocols and their security features as you progress through this 15-video course.

  • SCADA Cyber Range — 03:14:00
  • ICS/SCADA Security Best Practices Course — 00:25:34
    • Let’s take a look at ICS and SCADA Security best practices.

  • SCADA Intrusion Detection and Incident Response Course — 01:00:48
    • Get to grips with what you need to know for SCADA intrusion detection and incident response.

  • Remote Access and Field Site Security Course — 00:36:55
    • Re-familiarize yourself with the challenges of remote access and field site security through this course on remote access technologies, field site firewalls and more.

  • Pentesting SCADA Services and Protocols Course — 00:23:23
    • Review what it takes to attack standard services, server OS, ICS protocols and more with this course on pentesting SCADA services and protocols.

  • CSSA Practice Exam Assessment — 00:37:30
  • CSSA Skill Assessment Assessment — 00:37:30

Syllabus

What you will learn

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. Fourteen 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.

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How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

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