For the Live Online course, it can run either as a 4-day course 9am-5pm or as 8 half-days 1pm-5 pm over a two week period.
Justin Searle specializing in ICS security architecture design and penetration testing. He led the Smart Grid Security Architecture group in the creation of NIST Interagency Report 7628 and has played key roles in the Advanced Security Acceleration Project for the Smart Grid (ASAP-SG), National Electric Sector Cybersecurity Organization Resources (NESCOR), and Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP).
Justin has taught courses in hacking techniques, forensics, networking, and intrusion detection for multiple universities, corporations, and security
conferences. He is currently a Senior Instructor for the SANS Institute and a faculty member at IANS. In addition to electric power industry conferences, Justin leads prominent open source projects including the Control Thing Platform, Samurai Web Testing Framework (SamuraiWTF), Samurai Security Testing
Framework for Utilities (SamuraiSTFU). He has an MBA in International Technology and is a CISSP and SANS GIAC certified Incident Handler (GCIH), Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), Web Application Penetration
It is assumed that attendees will have no knowledge of ICS, Smart Grid, SCADA, or critical infrastructure. This course is designed for intermediate level security professionals, be they engineers, technicians, analysts, managers, or penetration testers.
- Attendees will be able to explain the steps and methodology used in performing penetration tests on Industrial Control Systems and Industrial Internet of Things.
- Attendees will be able to use the free and open source tools in ControlThings Platform to discover and identify vulnerabilities in web applications.
- Attendees will be able to exploit several hardware, network, serial, user interface, RF, and server-side vulnerabilities.
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