The ISA/IEC 62443 standard is the worldwide standard for security of the Industrial Control Systems in the Operational Technology (OT) domain of organizations. The standard was created by the International Society of Automation (www.isa.org), a leading worldwide nonprofit organization. The standard offers organizations handles to improve the digital security and safety of their process and SCADA environments.
Implementation of the standard takes your organization to a higher level of cyber security in the OT domain, the process or production environment of your organization. The ISA/IEC 62443 standard is derived from the ISO/IEC 27000 series standard but fully adapted with specific focus on Industrial Control Systems environments.
Hudson Cybertec is Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the ISA/IEC 62443 and employs certified trainers that host the ISA/IEC 62443 training on behalf of the ISA organization. The training forms a necessary base to manage Cyber Security for your organization in a structured and cost efficient way.
The ISA/IEC 62443 Cyber Security Fundamentals Specialist certificate program
To fulfill the stronger demand for ICS professionals with knowledge of cyber security within OT environments, ISA introduces the ISA/IEC 62443 Cyber Security Fundamentals Specialist certificate program. This complete program was developed for everyone involved in production and process installations. You will develop a command of industrial Cyber Security terminology, as well as an understanding of the material embedded in the ISA/IEC 62443 standards. You can apply for the ISA/IEC 62443 Cyber Security Fundamentals Specialist certificate by successfully completing the knowledge training “Using the ANSI/ISA-62443 standards to secure your Control System” and pass an exam.
ISA/IEC 62443 Cyber Security Fundamentals Specialist training
This is the 2-day knowledge training “Using the ANSI/ISA-62443 standards to secure your Control System”.
– Understanding the Current Industrial Security Environment
– How Cyber Attacks Happen
– Creating a Security Program
– Risk Analysis
– Addressing Risk with Security Policy, Organization, and Awareness
– Addressing Risk with Selected Security Counter Measures
– Addressing Risk with Implementation Measures
– Monitoring and Improving the CSMS
– Designing/Validating Secure Systems
Course length: 2 days
Cost: €1195,- ex. VAT
Exam for ISA/IEC 62443 Cyber Security Fundamentals Specialist
When successfully passing the exam, you will receive the ISA99/IEC 62443 Cyber Security Fundamentals Specialist certificate. The certificate will be treated as actual for a period of 3 years. After this, you need to retake the exam to extend your certificate.
Duration: 1 half day
Cost: €185,- ex. VAT
The ISA/IEC 62443 Cyber Security Fundamentals Specialist training can be taken at the following dates. These dates are open for enrollment by anyone.
The training dates upon request.
Many companies choose to educate more persons simultaneously. This allows them to discuss company specific situations already during the training. Hudson Cybertec offers companies the possibility to have training in-company. This offers the extra advantage of the possibility for tailor made training and allows for an optimal fit with the specific company situation. For in-company training, please contact email@example.com
There are no required prerequisites for following this program. To maximize training results however, it is highly recommended that applicants have at least three to five years of experience in the IT cybersecurity field with some experience in an industrial setting-specifically with at least two years of experience in a process control engineering setting.
Preceding Module ICS Network training (Optional)
In preparation of the ISA/IEC 62443 Cyber Security Fundamentals Specialist certificate program, Hudson Cybertec offers the module ICS Network training. This highly recommended module is the ideal preparation for the ISA/IEC 62443 Cyber Security Fundamentals Specialist certificate program. This module offers the necessary knowledge that you need to follow the training successfully.
Whether you have an IT background, or working in your organization as engineer or operator: this module is indispensable for anyone that has no, limited or outdated knowledge of the ICS (Industrial Control Systems) domain and its networks.
The knowledge that you will obtain, gives a solid additional basic knowledge. This helps you to benefit even more from the ISA/IEC 62443 Cyber Security Fundamentals Specialist certificate program. Within just one day you’re completely up to speed and fully prepared for the ISA/IEC 62443 Cyber Security Fundamentals Specialist training.
“How do networks work, what is a default gateway and what’s a VLAN actually for? You will get insight in basic techniques and terminology used in modern ICS environments. TCP/IP, the OSI model, routing and basic network equipment are examples of subjects that will be handled. The gained knowledge helps you in conversations about the ICS network end enables you to value the impact of decisions for the ICS network.”
– OSI model
– OSI and ethernet
– Network infrastructure components
– Ethernet support protocols
– IP protocol suite
– Network redundancy
Duration: 1 day, directly preceding the ISA-IEC 62443 Cyber Security Fundamentals Specialist training.
Cost: €495,- excl. VAT per module
Additional module “Classroom exercises: Specific company cases” (Optional)
Following the ISA/IEC 62443 Cyber Security Fundamentals Specialist Certificate Program it is recommended to take this module. During half a day, the gained knowledge will be practiced on situations that can happen in the companies of the participants. This will learn you how to adapt the newly gained knowledge within your own organization. This module therefore is an excellent preparation for the exam.
Duration: 1 half day, directly following the ISA-IEC 62443 Cyber Security Fundamentals Specialist training.
Cost: €495,- ex. VAT
The ISA organization
Founded in 1945, the International Society of Automation (www.isa.org) is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. ISA is based in the United States and develops standards, certifies industry professionals, provides education and training, publishes books and technical articles, and hosts conferences and exhibitions for automation professionals. ISA is the founding sponsor of the Automation Federation.