Lead SCADA Security Manager training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to plan, design, and implement an effective program to protect SCADA systems. In addition, you will be able to understand common Industrial Control System (ICS) threats, vulnerabilities, risks related to the Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and techniques used to manage these risks. This training focuses on several aspects of security management and skills related to SCADA/ICS security.
Lead SCADA Security Manager training course is designed by industry experts with in-depth experience in SCADA and Industrial Control Systems Security. Unlike other trainings, this training course concentrates specifically on the knowledge and skills needed by a professional seeking to advice on, or manage risks related to SCADA environments and systems. Given the high profile nature and the significant impacts associated with such environments, a holistic professional approach to security is needed and that is exactly what this course is designed to provide.
In addition, to acquire the theoretical knowledge needed by a SCADA Security Manager, a comprehensive methodology for the implementation of a SCADA Security program is presented. Thus, at the end of this course, you will gain knowledge on how to effectively implement a security program for SCADA/ICS systems.
After mastering all the necessary concepts of SCADA Security, you can sit for the exam and apply for a Certified Lead SCADA Security Manager credential. By holding a SSC Lead SCADA Security Manager Certificate, you will be able to demonstrate that you have the practical knowledge and professional capabilities to support and lead a team in managing SCADA Security.
A fundamental understanding of SCADA Security.
Day 1: Introduction to SCADA and ICS
Day 2: Designing a Security Program and Network Security Architecture
Day 3: Implementing ICS Security Controls, Incident Management and Business Continuity
Day 4: Security testing of SCADA systems
Day 5: Certification Exam
The Certified Lead SCADA Security Manager exam fully meets the requirements of the SSC Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:
Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of SCADA and SCADA Security
Domain 2: Industrial Control Systems (ICS) characteristics, threats and vulnerabilities
Domain 3: Designing and developing an ICS Security Program based on NIST SP 800-82
Domain 4: Network security architecture for SCADA systems
Domain 5: Implementation of security controls for SCADA systems
Domain 6: Developing resilient and robust systems
Domain 7: Security testing of SCADA systems
For more information about exam details, please visit Examination Rules and Policies.
After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credentials shown on the table below. You will receive a certificate once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential. For more information about SCADA certifications and the certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.
The requirements for Lead SCADA Security Manager Certifications are:
|Credential||Exam||Professional experience||SSMMS project experience||Other requirements|
|Certified Provisional SCADA Security Manager||Certified Lead SCADA Security Manager Exam or equivalent||None||None||Signing the Code of Ethics|
|Certified SCADA Security Manager||Certified Lead SCADA Security Exam or equivalent||Two years: One year of SCADA Security work experience||SCADA Security activities: a total of 200 hours||Signing the Code of Ethics|
|Certified Lead SCADA Security Manager||Certified Lead SCADA Security Manager Exam or equivalent||Five years: Two years of SCADA Security work experience||SCADA Security activities: a total of 300 hours||Signing the Code of Ethics|
|Certified Senior Lead SCADA Security Manager||Certified Lead SCADA Security Manager Exam or equivalent||Ten years: Seven years of SCADA Security work experience||SCADA Security activities: a total of 1,000 hours||Signing the Code of Ethics|
To be considered valid, these activities should follow best practices and include the following: