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Alexandro Fernandez, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CEH,ECSA, ISO 27001LA, ISO 27001 LI, ITILFv3, COBIT5
Senior Security Consultant
Cisco

The fundamentals of Industrial Control Systems | Risk Assessment

During the last years, industrial cybersecurity has taken on a very significant importance; attacks on critical infrastructure are beginning to evolve and become more sophisticated. This is why organizations that manage industrial systems must begin by understanding what practices they must carry out to minimize adverse impacts as much as possible. We will discuss the main concepts related to critical infrastructure, focusing on the application of a risk management methodology.

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Learning objectives:
1. Understand the principles, characteristics and fundamentals of the Industrial Control Systems and the importance of the Risk management methodology.
2. List and describe the most important elements related to critical infrastructure such as common attacks, standards and regulations.
3. Identify the steps needed to conduct a Risk Assessment on an Automation & Control System.