Fundamentals of ICS Security

Programme Code D146
Learning Partner(s)
Mandiant Academy
3 Days
Format Online
IoT Penetration Test
Job Roles
ICT&SS Professional Security Testing Engineer Red Team Engineer Cybersecurity Engineer


Gain fundamental knowledge and skills required to build and expand your ICS/OT security teams. You will become familiar with ICS/OT security concepts, secure architecture, threat models and ICS/OT security standards and best practices.

The programme will also discuss today’s security trends and the current threat landscape. Throughout the programme, exercises and demonstrations inspired by actual cases and incidents in the ICS world will advance you and your team's knowledge in their day jobs.

Key Takeaways

At the end of this programme, you will be able to:
  • Understand ICS/OT security history, today’s trends and threat landscape
  • Discuss ICS/OT standards and best practices: NIST SP800-82, IEC62443, MITRE ATT&CK for ICS framework
  • Describe the Purdue model of architecture, defence in depth, and secure ICS/OT network zoning and segmentation.
  • Understand the elements of effective ICS/OT security monitoring and incident response programmes
  • See how a set of selected useful ICS/OT security tools could be used

What To Bring

Recommended Windows 7 or higher to install Wireshark and NetworkMiner (free version). You may use macOS if they can successfully install both Wireshark and NetworkMiner (free version). If not, we recommend installing Windows on a VM.

Programme Structure

This programme covers the following topics:
  • Introduction to Industrial Control Systems (ICS)
  • ICS Architecture
  • Threats and Intelligence
  • ICS Security Program
  • Protection and Hardening
  • Network Security Monitoring (NSM)
  • Incident Response (IR)
  • Mandiant ICS Offerings


Full Fee

Full programme fee


9% GST on nett programme fee


Total nett programme fee payable, including GSTS$2329.33
With effect from 1 Jan 2024

How To Register


Step 1 Apply through your organisation's training request system

Step 2

Your organisation's training request system (or relevant HR staff) confirms your organisation's approval for you to take the programme.

Your organisation will send registration information to the academy.

Organisation HR L&D or equivalent staff can click here for details of the registration submission process.

Step 3 GovTech Digital Academy will inform you whether you have been successful in enrolment.