All persons involved in a modern industrial system need basic security knowledge in order to recognize security problems and to avoid endangering industrial operations through their behavior. Within the scope of the Practitioner Training, the participants are taught the security competencies that are not only essential but also decisive for their work in the changed environment of increasing digitalization through up-to-date technical content, practical exercises and entertaining experiences from industrial security consulting practice.


  • Introduction to Operational Technology (OT)
  • IT security objectives - Development of OT
  • OT components and terminology
  • OT Incidents
  • IT Basics - Network protocols
  • Crypto Refresher
  • Basics of network security
  • Secure network protocols
  • IT vs. OT Security
  • Safety vs. Security
  • Characteristics of OT systems vs. IT systems
  • Security threats and attack vectors
  • OT attackers
  • OT attack vectors
  • OT risk factors and threats
  • OT standards overview
  • NIS Guideline
  • IEC 62443 - ISO 27000 & ISO 2701
  • NIST 800
  • 82 and CSF
  • Proven security measures for OT
  • Defense in Depth
  • Organizational security measures
  • Security Assessments and Reviews
  • Configuration Management
  • Network and communication security
  • Component Security
  • User and identity management
  • and many more

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P: +43 (0)5 0454-8000

2345 Brunn am Gebirge


Training units: 24

Course fee: see course details - plus 20 % VAT. The participation fee includes course materials and the respective learning support infrastructure. In the case of face-to-face courses, this includes on-site catering, and in the case of online courses, access to the learning platform and digital learning materials. The examination and certificate fee is not included.

Requirements: none (basic knowledge in the area of IT and information security is an advantage). The entry requirements for the certification exam can be found in the certification program, which can be found under downloads.

Certification: Certificate of participation from TÜV AUSTRIA AKADEMIE GMBH. In case of successful participation in the certification exam TÜV AUSTRIA personal certificate.

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