GIAC - Firebrand's training for GIAC's Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional | GICSP

Duration

Duration:

Just 5 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

24/1/2022 (Monday)

Overview

Secure your IT systems on the GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) course. This five-day course teaches you how to combine IT, cyber security and engineering best practices to secure your Industrial Control Systems (ICS).

You'll learn about:

  • Standards and regulations for Industrial Control Systems
  • Understanding system architecture, and how to apply hardening mechanisms
  • Understanding the threats to the security of process control systems
  • Technologies used to carry out security audits

You'll also take part in a series of practical exercises to consolidate your knowledge of using both wired and wireless networks. By the end of this course you'll know how to harden an ICS using end-point protection, securing removable media, or updating systems.

Firebrand's course covers the areas of the GICSP syllabus and whilst it is not directly focused on taking the GICSP, with additional self-study around certain topics you will be prepared to to take the GICSP exam. Firebrand's preparation course provides equivalent knowledge to the SANS ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials.

Please note: Firebrand does not offer the GICSP exam, and the exam fee is not included in the course price.

Four reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 5-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 111.290 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Benefits

Please Note

  • Examination vouchers not included for GIAC, CREST and CISSP CBK Review
  • On site testing not included for GIAC, CREST or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses

Curriculum

Each section of the course has been mapped to the relevant industry standards and frameworks: NIST Cyber Security Framework (CSF), ISA/IEC 62443, ISO 2700x, COBIT 5, NIST Specialist Publications (SP), CIS (Centre for Internet Security), Critical Security Controls (CSC).

Introduction

  • Overview
  • Knowledge of critical infrastructure

Governance & Risk Management

  • Global security standards
  • Practices and regulations
  • Security lifecycle
  • Security policies

Security Essentials

  • Types of threat
  • Attacks and incidents

System Security

  • Tenets of security
  • Security awareness
  • Physical Security
  • Cryptography

ICS Architecture

  • Communication mediums
  • Device architecture
  • Process control systems
  • Industrial protocols
  • Network protocols
  • Network segmentation
  • Wireless security

Hardening ICS

  • Updating systems
  • Application security
  • Embedded devices
  • End-point protection
  • Hardening network security
  • Operating system security
  • Securing removable media

Access Controls

  • Access control models
  • Directory services
  • User access management

Change Management

  • Baselines and auditing
  • Patch distribution & installation
  • Software and firmware management

Incident management

  • Recognition and response
  • Incident recovery

Business Continuity

  • Defense in depth
  • High availability
  • Site redundancy
  • System backups and restores

System Auditing

  • Security assessments
  • Device testing
  • Monitoring and logging
  • Penetration testing and exploitation

Exam Track

Firebrand do not offer the GICSP exam and the exam fee is not included in the course price. If you wish to take the exam, we’ll provide instructions on how to register with GIAC.

  • GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP)
    • Number of questions: 115
    • Duration: 3 hours
    • Format: Open-book exam; Firebrand provides 900+ page manual
    • Passing score: 71%

Please note: You'll be able to earn a maximum of 35 CPE hours if you attend Firebrand's GICSP course. You'll also have to renew your GICSP certification every four years through CPE credits.

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

In order to be successful on this course, you'll need a good understanding of basic computer networking and security principles. You'll also need to be familiar with networking protocols, and ideally have a CompTIA Network+ certification.

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call 78 79 16 53 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.

Reviews

We've currently trained 111.290 students in 12 years. We asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently,
96,66% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:

"Firebrand are well organised and their facilities, accommodation and training rooms are more than fit for purpose. The all-inclusive course represents good value and I would not hesitate to recommend to a friend or colleague, and have already done so!"
P.J., EDF Energy. (26/4/2021 (Monday) to 30/4/2021 (Friday))

"I find courses can be stressful. - Find the place, get there and home each day, Firebrand have one requirement - find their facility. From that point on they will handle all your needs completely. Taking that extra work away from you allows you to learn more freely than in other settings. They have high-quality management staff and instructors. They cover a wide range of valuable course. I've used them at least 6 times now and always look at their website first if an opportunity for training comes up through my employer."
Wayne Thompson, United Utilities. (26/4/2021 (Monday) to 30/4/2021 (Friday))

"Highly recommended. I completed the GICSP training, which Im confident has put me in a good place to take the exam. The instructor was very knowledgeable and delivered the training in a straightforward manner that was easy to digest. The environment was open and supported my many questions. I found Firebrand pleasant to work with, quick to respond, and wouldnt hesitate to use again."
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"Excellent delivery and great facility."
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"Very informative. Lecturer was very knowledgeable on a wide variety of subjects. A pleasure being bombarded with so much information."
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