IT Security training according to IEC 62443

Basic understanding of IT Security for Industrial Control and Automation Systems according to IEC 62443

Many installations for industrial automation and control systems are built from standardised hardware and software components. These open systems facilitate the integration of individual components and enable the interconnection of control systems, installations and office IT even over long distances. Integrated communication accelerates production, provides for a clearer overview and cuts development and production costs. However, open systems are also “open“ to attacks and manipulation. The vulnerability of industrial automation and control systems was revealed by the Stuxnet attack at the latest. Analyses, assessments and tests play a key role in implementing appropriate security controls against these threats. The challenge thereby is to harmonise the requirements of IT security with the specific demands of automation and control systems (including real time, safety) as well as the security for safety principle which needs to be implemented.

Our expert training introduces you to the topic of IT security based on the IEC 62443 family of standards, taking into account issues related to control and automation systems.

Target group of the IEC 62443 IT security training

The training particularly targets decision makers and staff in IT and the developers of products for the production sector, process engineering and critical infrastructures.

TÜV SÜD IEC 62443 training content and agenda

  • What does information security actually mean?
  • Status quo of IEC 62443
  • Cryptography
  • Overview of IEC 62443
  • Concepts of IEC 62443
  • IEC 62443-2-1: Asset Owner (Operator)
  • IEC 62443-2-4: Service Provider (System Integrator, Maintenance)
  • IEC 62443-4-1: Product Supplier (Product Manufacturer)
  • Threat Modelling
  • Safety & Security

The training offers opportunities to ask questions and to discuss relevant topics.

We can also offer tailored in-house training courses at your company to complement or replace our standard training courses.

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What can you achieve with our IEC 62443 IT security training course?

  • Enhance your efficiency – with training courses linking theory with practical experience in the area of functional safety.
  • Minimise your risks – by keeping your employees up to date with regard to standards and regulations in science and technology, thus enabling them to identify problems before your operations are affected. Avoid product recalls and loss of reputation by applying an optimised tailored process.
  • Gain competitive edge – by applying your knowledge of the diverse roles throughout the safety life-cycle, in order to develop the best solutions for you and your customers.

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