Industrial Control System Security

Required knowledge

  • None

Target group

  • Network and system administrators, Operational Technology network operators, CISO

Date and location

  • 6 December 2021, from 9.00 till 17.00
  • Remote training session. Online course that you can access remotely.

Required material

  • Participants need to have their own laptops with a web browser pre-installed (preferably Google Chrome) and an RDP client.

Trainer and course language

  • Massimo Giaimo, Team Leader Cyber Security Solutions at Würth Phoenix
  • The course will be held in Italian.
  • The training material and certification exam are always in English.


  • Participation: € 1.000 (excl. of VAT)


Introduction to Industrial Control System (ICS)

  • evolution of ICS
  • application areas
  • terminology
  • ICS components
  • technologies and protocols
  • attack types
  • specific threats (the cases of Stuxnet, Havex, Blackenergy, CRASHOVERRIDE, Triton/Tritis, MegaCortex, LockerGoga)
  • attacks that have become historic and directed at critical systems and infrastructures, IoT and IIoT

IT and OT networks

  • differences and similarities

Standards and reference courses

  • IEC 62443/ISA 99 Standard, ENISA Recommendation / Best Practices, NIST ICS Security 800-82 rev 2, SANS ICS410 and ICS515
  • Purdue Model in Industrial Control Systems


  • NIS directive, Department of Information Security (DIS)

Support Tools

  • Computer Security Incident Response Team Italy


  • research and exploitation of publicly available vulnerabilities

Gap Analysis

  • Gap Analysis on ICS/SCADA environments

Securing ICS

  • how to draw and realise a secure and resilient ICS infrastructure

Vulnerability Assessment & Pentest on ICS/SCADA environments

  • methods and tools, difference with VAPT on IT networks

Building a test lab

  • possibilities: PyScada, MiniNet/MiniEdit/MiniNAM/OpenPLC


  • Wireshark
  • Shodan
  • Kamerka-GUI
  • NMAP
  • NetEye Integration / OpenVAS for the verification of ICS infrastructures

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