Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP)
The GICSP bridges together IT, engineering and cyber security to achieve security for industrial control systems from design through retirement. This unique vendor-neutral, practitioner focused industrial control system certification is a collaborative effort between GIAC and representatives from a global industry consortium involving organizations that design, deploy, operate and/or maintain industrial automation and control system infrastructure. GICSP will assess a base level of knowledge and understanding across a diverse set of professionals who engineer or support control systems and share responsibility for the security of these environments.
ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials
ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials provides a foundational set of standardized skills and knowledge for industrial cybersecurity professionals. The course is designed to ensure that the workforce involved in supporting and defending industrial control systems is trained to keep the operational environment safe, secure, and resilient against current and emerging cyber threats.
GIAC Response and Industrial Defense (GRID)
The GRID certification is for professionals who want to demonstrate that they can perform Active Defense strategies specific to and appropriate for an Industrial Control System (ICS) network and systems. Candidates are required to demonstrate an understanding of the Active Defense approach, ICS-specific attacks and how these attacks inform mitigation strategies. Candidates must also show an understanding of the strategies and fundamental techniques specific to core subjects with an ICS-focus such as network security monitoring (NSM), digital forensics and incident response (DFIR).
ICS515: ICS Active Defense and Incident Responsey
ICS515: ICS Active Defense and Incident Response will help you deconstruct industrial control system cyber attacks, leverage an active defense to identify and counter threats in your ICS, and use incident response procedures to maintain the safety and reliability of operations.
GIAC Critical Infrastructure Protection (GCIP)
“The bulk electric system or “the grid” is arguably the most critical of the critical infrastructures demanding that personnel charged with supporting it, understand the impact of their actions and inactions with regard to system reliability, safety and security. The GIAC Critical Infrastructure Protection will help validate that the professionals who access, support and maintain the critical systems that keep the grid running have an understanding of the regulatory requirements of NERC CIP as well as practical implementation strategies to achieve both regulatory compliance and its cyber security objectives.” -Ted Gutierrez, co-author of SANS ICS456: Essentials for NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection.
ICS612: ICS Cybersecurity In-Depth
ICS612 is an in-classroom lab setup that move students through a variety of exercises that demonstrate how an adversary can attack a poorly architected ICS and how defenders can secure and manage the environment. Representative of a real ICS environment, the classroom setup includes a connection to the enterprise, allowing for data transfer (i.e., Historian), remote access, and other typical corporate functions.