Operational Technology (OT) Security Foundations


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Developed by our leading Operational Technology (OT) experts, this one-day OT security foundations course is designed to provide delegates with an understanding of the practical risks of an OT environment and the process and procedures to implement a strategy and architecture to mitigate the risks and ensure the ongoing safe and secure operation of the business.

Duration: 1 day

Price: £1050

Who should attend?

  • OT practitioners, managers or anyone who wishes to understand how to practically implement and / or design security into OT network's and organizations in general
  • IT personnel, OT professionals, Engineers, Production Managers, Operators

What will I learn?

  • A better understanding of the top safety and security concerns with OT based systems and devices
  • The ability to be able to plan, design and prioritise the strategic direction for OT based networks and devices
  • Understanding of current threats and vulnerabilities as well as the best methods to mitigate these along with the ability to implement vulnerability and patch management programmes
  • The ability to recognise and report on relevant KPI’s and KRI’s to monitor and report on the organizations changing risk and threat landscape

Course schedule

  • Introduction to OT Systems and the growth of the range of devices
  • Embedded Devices versus Computers
  • Regulatory & Standards compliance and trends overview
  • Threats, Vulnerabilities, and the overall threat landscape as it pertains to businesses
  • Best practices for device and network design and architecture
  • Software updates and the security lifecycle
  • An understanding of attack trends and threats to the business (to include examples)
  • OT Security mitigation strategies and golden rules to reduce risk for operators and engineers

What's included?

  • Handouts or digital copy of the materials
  • Certificate of attendance

Course guide

Download the full course guide to learn more