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Training in Industrial Automation Safety (FSAI)

In recent years there has been a dramatic increase in security incidents in critical infrastructures around the world. The formation fills a market segment with huge demand from industries whose infrastructure is critical for nations. The course is based on the methodology TI Safe ICS.SecurityFramework® and teaches how to apply the best practices of the ANSI / ISA-99 standard (current ISA / IEC 62443) in critical infrastructure industrial environments.

The course is carried out in the format of 20 hours of classes taught at the TI Safe Academy (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) for a minimum group of 10 students (on-demand projects only). It is suitable for IT or Industrial Automation professionals who have knowledge of operating systems, network protocols, programming languages, hardware and software. Knowledge of information security and industrial control systems (ICS) is desirable.

Figure: Classroom Training

Training Tools

The training materials were prepared in Portuguese and English and distributed in digital format (PDF file). They are constantly updated and improved. One week before the start date of each training, TI Safe will send the data so that enrolled students can download the handout and supporting material from the Internet. It is up to each student to print the handout or take their laptop or tablet to classes with the handout in digital format.

Practical classes and technical demonstrations

During the training, practical classes and technical demonstrations of attacks and defenses against simulated automation networks will be carried out. For the demonstration of attacks against industrial networks, we have a complete laboratory equipped with industrial plant automation network simulators shown in the figure below:

Figure: Laboratory with simulators of industrial networks used in the Formation

Training content:

  • 1 Module - Introduction: Presents the objectives of the training, its rules, instructors and students.
  • Module 2 - Risks and Planning: Overview of a control and monitoring system, its elements, protocols and typical architecture. Definition of what are critical infrastructures, their importance and presentation of recent cases of cyberterrorism. It presents the types of attackers, the market that feeds the cyber attacks, documented attacks, the main challenges for implementation of security in critical infrastructures and techniques for elaboration of risk analysis in industrial networks according to the ISA / IEC 62443 standard and the methodology TI Safe ICS.SecurityFramework®. Presentation of methods for the development of an Industrial Cybersecurity Plan.
  • 3 Module - Controls: It presents the domains of the methodology TI Safe ICS.SecurityFramework®: Edge Security, Industrial Network Protection, Malware Control, Data Security, Education and Awareness.
  • 4 Module - Monitoring: It presents methods for implementing continuous monitoring in automation plants, including SIEM technologies and managed security services.
  • Module 5 - Attacks and Countermeasures: It puts the student in contact with the main attack tools used by hackers and also the main industrial cyber security countermeasures presented during the training.

Download the full course menu at Local Guide ou English.

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Online Training

The same content of classroom training available in our virtual teaching environment. Study when and where you want.

Figure: Virtual teaching environment

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CASE Certification

CASE certification determines if a professional has the appropriate knowledge to properly ensure an industrial network with SCADA systems. Completely in Portuguese, certification offers industry managers and their managers an objective measure of competence, as well as a recognizable standard of knowledge.

 

Figure: Badge of CASE certification

Who is CASE certification for?

This certification was specifically developed for professionals responsible for auditing, installing and ensuring the national critical infrastructure, including:

  • Generation, Transmission and Distribution of Energy
  • Water Treatment and Sewage Stations
  • Oil and Gas
  • Telecommunication Services
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Financial services
  • Food production and distribution
  • Security Services (Police and Armed Forces)

CASE Certification Rules

  • The CASE certification test is comprised of 60 multiple choice questions.
  • The test time is 90 minutes and the candidate will have two attempts to take the exam.
  • The student will be approved if he obtains a number of hits equal to or greater than 70% of the total value of the points assigned to the exam.
  • In case of approval the candidate will be entitled to the CASE certificate.
  • CASE certificates are valid for 2 years (24 months) from their date of issue.
  • Professionals must demonstrate 5 years of experience in one or more FSAI domains.

Preparation for the test

Certification is restricted to corporate sales. We expressly recommend that candidates consider undertaking Industrial Automation Safety Training before the test. This training fulfills all the knowledge domains of the certification and is carried out in regular classes according to the schedule published on the TI Safe website. TI Safe provides study guide with the main topics that should be reviewed and a simulated for you to measure the level of your knowledge before the exam.

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