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 GICSP 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 GICSP. 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 74,696 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study GICSP 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

Think you are ready for the course? Take a FREE practice test to assess your knowledge!

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 and exams on your return). 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: 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.

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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 +27 87 550 2195 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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