SANS Industrial Control Systems Security Blog: Category - Courses

...But I'm a CIP Cyborg Warrior with Real Kung Fu Grip... Then Prove It!

This blog is written by Jason Christopher, SANS ICS456 instructor. Ok, sure, that's an exaggeration on the existing CIP Ninja[1] nomenclature so many of us use, but you get the point. Sometimes it's hard to make CIP exciting. Depending on your responsibilities, you may face death-by-patching updates or log reviews. You may be trapped … Continue reading ...But I'm a CIP Cyborg Warrior with Real Kung Fu Grip... Then Prove It!


ICS defense goals for the new threat matrix

While it is true that we can't stop all attacks from happening, we need to be able to anticipate them, make them more difficult to execute, identify them as early as possible, and have a well exercised plan andcapabilityto deal with and minimize them. The SANS ICS team has developed and hosts a series of … Continue reading ICS defense goals for the new threat matrix


Active Defense as a Strategy - ICS 515 and Making Better Defenders

Editor's Note: This is a guest Blog Post from Robert M. Lee, the author and instructor for the SANS ICS515 course. The new SANS ICS 515 class "Active Defense" is not just a class to train individuals in skills that know how to use tools effectively - it is about teaching defenders an effective and … Continue reading Active Defense as a Strategy - ICS 515 and Making Better Defenders