GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP)

- Only 5 Days

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 will prepare you for the GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) exam certification and provides knowledge equivalent to the SANS ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials

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Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be GICSP certified in just 5 days. With us, you’ll be GICSP trained in record time
  2. Our GICSP course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass GICSP first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn GICSP faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying GICSP with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 72,589 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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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

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This course will prepare you for the following exam. 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
  • Type: Proctored Exam
  • Passing score: 71%

You will be required to renew your GICSP certification every four years through Continuing Professional Experience (CPE) credits.

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On this all-inclusive accelerated course, you'll get:

  • Firebrand official courseware, which can be used as post-course resources
  • A manual of over 800 pages
  • A GICSP certified instructor

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on +44 207 907 1120.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: GIAC, CREST and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our GIAC, CREST or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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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.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +44 207 907 1120 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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GIAC GICSP Course Dates

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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 72,589 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.76% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

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"Very informative. Lecturer was very knowledgeable on a wide variety of subjects. A pleasure being bombarded with so much information."
Japie Van Der Merwe, SBM. - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (8/7/2019 to 12/7/2019)

"It was a very useful experience and I feel more confident in my ability to pass the exam."
Anonymous. - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (8/7/2019 to 12/7/2019)

"Fantastic course, presentation and delivery and great use of real life examples to help the learning process. Thank you!"
Cy Glaister, Self. - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (12/3/2018 to 16/3/2018)

"Enjoyed the course very much, the trainers experience was wide ranging and comprehensive and was tapping into his knowledge and experience throughput the course, with some terrific examples of cyber security breaches and the damage it can cause."
A.P.. - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (12/3/2018 to 16/3/2018)

"The instructor's teaching techniques, real world examples and ability to share information were invaluable."
D.S.. - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (12/3/2018 to 16/3/2018)

"The centre is very well equipped, with many courses going on at the same time but all independent. The shared meal-times and general communal facilities at Wyboston are great. The lecturer was well prepared, the course was well structured and the materials were good in support of the learning objectives."
Dave Pearson. - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (30/10/2017 to 3/11/2017)

"Course was interactive, and beneficial with extensive content. Food was plentiful, good facilities with friendly staff."
Roman Hill, Fiserv . - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (4/9/2017 to 8/9/2017)

"Very impressed with the details of the course and thanks to the instructor for assisting us and guiding us through the course. "
Anjay Mandalia, WOODGROUP . - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (4/9/2017 to 8/9/2017)

"A very informative and enjoyable experience."
I.M.. - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (4/9/2017 to 8/9/2017)

"5 Day GICSP is lead by an absolutely brilliant instructor. His wealth of knowledge is evident and his passion for the subject unmatched. He brought to life the training with real world scenarios and practical tips. I would strongly recommend this to any practitioner/aspiring professional within the ICS space."
L.S.. - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (4/9/2017 to 8/9/2017)

"Great teaching from skilled and experienced instructors."
Thomas Tronier-Rasmussen, DONG Energy Denmark. - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (13/3/2017 to 17/3/2017)

"Our instructor for GICSP was very knowledgeable and very experienced, and this experience added a lot of value to the training that we received at Wyboston Lakes. The venue itself is also very good and lends itself well to intensive training courses. By the end of the week, we had developed camaraderie among the class, and a high degree of confidence that we will be able to pass our certification exams in the near future."
Robert Barnes. - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (13/3/2017 to 17/3/2017)

"Our Trainer was extremely knowledgeable, helpful and very good at explaining things. Facilities and accommodation very good. No complaints especially as I passed."
D.H, Northumbrian Water Ltd. - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (13/6/2016 to 17/6/2016)

"The real world experience from the instructor proves invaluable - a lot to learn not just about passing the exam"
Nicolas Goupil. - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (13/6/2016 to 17/6/2016)

"This was my first experience with Firebrand and it went really well. The course was really intense and we were going through a lot. One thing, I would like to mention is that you should have a good and solid knowledge prior to taking this course, purely due to volume of material you have to go through. Facilities and Environment was really good. You have all the tools that you need to make it a successful training. Instructor was really knowledgeable and had lots of hands on experience. Definitely recommend to anyone."
D.I.. - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (7/9/2015 to 11/9/2015)

"Firebrand Training is the best training centre ever! I have experienced extended help from my instructor when I decided not to sit for my exam due to a health problem, and was able to encourage me on when I should sit and pass my exam. Firebrand can help you to find the hiding talent you have."
Zaituni Mmari, eProcess international S.A (ECOBANK GROUP). - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (7/9/2015 to 11/9/2015)

"Excellent facility, instruction and accommodation. Felt well prepared for the exam although it is important to remember to attend to the pre-requisites before arriving. Thanks for an immersive and successful week."
T.R., E.ON UK. - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (7/9/2015 to 11/9/2015)

"Great training facility and as long as you're willing to put the work in, you will get value from any Firebrand course."
P.A, Chemring Technology Solutions. - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (26/1/2015 to 30/1/2015)

"Excellent facilities and course diversity. Instructor was again excellent and the boot camp style of learning beneficial to my learning style."
E.B, Chemring Technology Solutions. - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (26/1/2015 to 30/1/2015)

"Good knowledge and experience on Cyber Security for ICS."
Anonymous - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"Firebrand provided a first class course and testing centre and makes getting the certification very simple. Having both training and exam in a single centre was very helpful."
Anonymous - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"Perfect!"
Anonymous - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"Great course with big knowledge in a team of different experiences."
Anonymous - GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"A great learning experience."
john clark, allpay. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (14/10/2019 to 16/10/2019)

"Well organised with good facilities.Very helpful to have the accommodation literally in the next building to the training center. "
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"Firebrand is a great environment to learn and grow. All the staff are welcoming and helpful."
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"Course was made really interesting by interaction and useful tips throughout."
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"Interesting training and lots of useful exam tips."
Anonymous. - ITIL® Foundation Certification (ITIL 4) (2 days) (7/10/2019 to 8/10/2019)

"Passed so happy"
Anonymous. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"Firebrand provide a consistent delivery of high quality training targeted at an appropriate level.Highly recommended."
Paul Horn, ESOS. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"The instructor is a spectacular instructor who is extremely thorough , a great practitioner and instructor/facilitator and instruction designer. Six star not five star."
Babita Kumar, New Signatur. - (ISC)2 CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional (6 days) (7/10/2019 to 12/10/2019)

"The instructor's real world examples really helped with understanding the course content and i would highly recommend using Firebrand."
James Crane, Seven Investment Management LLP. - (ISC)2 CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional (6 days) (7/10/2019 to 12/10/2019)

"Good support and well worth it."
Anonymous. - (ISC)2 CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional (6 days) (7/10/2019 to 12/10/2019)

"Excellent tuition by real world professional.The isolated but comfortable environment is perfect for undistributed learning and practice."
Angus Macrae. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"This is a great course presented with lots of useful material and shared experience from the trainer."
David Meekins, FCO. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"The instructor is the best..."
Richard Lindsay. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"Training focused on key topics required for test exam, Excellent trainer with very in depth understanding of course material and ISC2 expectations. I would highly recommend the training."
N.R., Schroders . - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"This is a great course to consolidate your cloud security knowledge and get the certification paper to prove the same. Come prepared."
N.C., Verizon. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"Very good stress free training due to the facilities. Instruction very good and available when ever needed to clear up any confusion. "
S.H., BAE SYSTEMS. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"Very informative and fun course. Would recommend it!"
S.Z., Trend Controls. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"This is the 3rd course I have attended at Firebrand and I would wholeheartedly recommend it to anyone. The instructors are very knowledgeable and, critically, have experience in the representative study areas."
R.O.. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"Love it, I’ve used firebrand three times and would definitely recommend "
Anonymous. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"Well structured and informative course. Very intense course, but very enjoyable. "
C.C.. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"It is great, no distractions and a lot of practical learning."
Daniel Akkel. - ITIL® Foundation Certification (ITIL 4) (2 days) (7/10/2019 to 8/10/2019)

"The training was in a relaxed atmosphere with good facilities and a great instructor.Thanks!"
C.B.. - CompTIA Cloud+ (3 days) (7/8/2019 to 9/8/2019)

"I found the course very interesting, providing a great deal of information around various use cases for cloud modules. The instructor ran the course very well, being engaging and informative throughout."
Anonymous, IBM. - CompTIA Cloud+ (3 days) (7/8/2019 to 9/8/2019)

"Enjoyed visit to Wyboston lakes. Staff and facilities were exceptional - Highly recommended for those who want to learn in accelerated mode !"
S.R.. - Microsoft MCSA: BI Reporting (4 days) (5/8/2019 to 8/8/2019)

"Very friendly atmosphere and everyone is very helpful."
Thomas Stephens. - Microsoft MCSA: BI Reporting (4 days) (5/8/2019 to 8/8/2019)

"Very informative and helpful with questions enabling me to get my certification."
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"Intense.. but good!"
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