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Course SummaryWith Computer Science 330: Critical Infrastructure Security, you'll learn about the key principles of cybersecurity and the tools required to build and maintain critical infrastructure. Each lesson in this course has a short quiz that you can take to test your mastery of each concept.
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Computer Science 330 introduces and details the key principles of cybersecurity and critical infrastructure, including important topics like design, security, and threats. A short quiz follows each lesson so you can test what you just learned and return to the lesson to review any concept that was confusing. Check out the full list of topics below to see what this course covers.
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|Introduction to Industrial Networks & Control Systems||Identifies and explains different types of industrial networks and control systems, including what smart grid, ICS, and SCADA. Describes key segments of the systems and how to identify vulnerabilities.|
|Industrial Network Security & Threats||Explain the importance of securing networks and the impact of cyber-attacks, using examples of network incidents. Introduces the concepts of cyber war, insider threats, and hacktivism in industrial systems.|
|Industrial Network Design & Architecture||Describe the architecture and topologies used in critical infrastructure. Define and explain the importance of programmable logic controllers, human-machine interfaces, common network topologies, wireless transmissions, safety instrumented systems, and performance considerations.|
|Network Protocols in Industrial Networks||Detail protocols in industrial networks, differentiating them from traditional TCP/IP or other protocols. Identify and define various tools and platforms important to network protocols in industrial networks such as Modbus, ICCP/TASE, DNP3, OLE for Process Controls, Ethernet, and AMI.|
|Risk Assessment & Vulnerability in Industrial Networks||Define the role of risk control, risk management, and risk analysis in industrial networks, including risk assessment methods and managing vulnerabilities in industrial systems.|
|Implementing Secure Zones & Conduits in Industrial Networks||Explain security zones and conduits in industrial networks. Classify security zones and conduits and learn how to segment and establish them in industrial networks.|
|Protecting Industrial Networks Using Security & Access Controls||Identify the importance of access control and security in industrial networks, describing different types and methods of access control in network security. Detail how to implement host security control in an industrial network.|
|Detecting Threats, Exceptions & Anomalies in Critical Infrastructure||Describe how exceptions, anomalies, and threats are detected in industrial networks. Identify, define, and explain threats in information security, exception reporting, and behavioral anomalies in critical systems.|
|Monitoring the Security of Industrial Networks||Explain the roles of monitoring in industrial networks, describing what necessitates monitoring, how various network detection and prevention systems work, methods for testing network security, and different network security policies and information control frameworks.|
|Policies, Procedures & Standards for ICS & SCADA Systems||Identify policies and procedures for ICS and SCADA systems. Define organizational and operational policies, defense in depth, access control, and security perimeters. Explain ISO, ISA, NIST, and other standardized policies.|
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