• Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

SCADA – Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition is an industrial system framework that includes both hardware and software architecture to control, monitor and analyze an industrial process. SCADA is an application software that enables managers, engineers, and industry operators, to supervise and communicate effectively with the working environment.

As an application software, SCADA is designed to assist industry experts in maintaining and improving industrial processes. Hence, the objective of SCADA is to collect real-time data, and store, process and generate reports for the complex industrial processes.

Learning Objectives

Understand and explain the purpose and risks to SCADA systems, Distributed Control Systems and Programmable Logic Controllers
Understand the risks faced by these environments and the appropriate approaches to manage such risks
Develop the expertise to support a pro-active SCADA Security program, including policies and vulnerability management
Define and design network architecture incorporating defense in advanced security controls for SCADA
Explain the relationship between management, operational and technical controls in a SCADA Security program
Improve the ability to design resilient and high availability SCADA systems
Learn how to manage a program of effective security testing activities

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Cyber Operations
  • Program/Project Management and Acquisition
  • Risk Management