Learning Path

ICS/SCADA Security Fundamentals

The ICS/SCADA Security Fundamentals Learning Path explores industrial control systems and their environments, devices, regulatory standards and more.


  • ICS SCADA Security Fundamentals Project
  • Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Introduction Course — 00:27:07
    • A look at operational technology and ICS, including infrastructure, asset types and environments.

  • ICS Fundamentals Course — 00:32:38
    • A look at ICS fundamentals such as SCADA, SIS, DCS and ICS communications.

  • ICS Operational Environment Course — 00:36:24
    • K0002, K0054, K0137, K0154, K0157, K0158, K0200, K0267, K0437, S0167

      A look at the ICS operational environment, exploring policies and standards, configuration management and more.

  • ICS Networking Course — 00:29:30
    • K0027, K0049, K0056, K0075, K0113, K0137, K0170, K0221, K0240, K0322, K0332, K0417, K0437, K0491, K0561, K0565, S0077

      Explore ICS networking, including architecture, industry 4.0 and ICS network protocol analysis.

  • ICS Security Introduction Course — 00:31:24
    • K0007, K0047, K0048, K0049, K0054, K0056, K0065, K0084, K0137, K0170, K0179, K0200, K0233, K0240, K0437, K0561, S0031, S0077, S0144, S0147, S0256

      A look at ICS security, including cybersecurity frameworks, physical security and more.

  • ICS Security Management Course — 01:04:17
    • K0002, K0007, K0021, K0026, K0032, K0042, K0048, K0056, K0065, K0084, K0137, K0154, K0157, K0170, K0200, K0231, K0240, K0361, K0399, K0437, K0496, K0519, S0079, S0144, S0171

      Exploring ICS security management, including asset management, mitigating cyber risk in ICS, intrusion detection and prevention and more.

  • Computer Forensics Cyber Range — 00:13:00
  • ICS SCADA Security Fundamentals Skill Assessment Assessment — 72 questions — 00:18:00
    • See how your reverse engineering skills rank on a spectrum from novice to expert.


What you will learn

The Industrial Control System (ICS)/Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Security Fundamentals learning path enables you to understand fundamentals of ICS operation and security. Everything from the environment, infrastructure and devices that comprise the system to the architecture, policies and standards that govern operation and their maintenance. You will learn about ICS networking devices and architectures, and security practices needed to defend these systems from threats.

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Related job titles

  • SCADA supervisors
  • SCADA system administrators
  • SCADA analysts
  • SCADA vendors
  • Anyone with a desire to learn how to protect critical infrastructure!

How to claim CPEs

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