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An Intensive 5-Day Training Course

Cybersecurity for the Energy Sector

Navigating the Digital Turbulence

Date: 13 Jun - 17 Jun 2021

Location: Dubai - UAE

Fees: $4,950

Date: 03 Oct - 07 Oct 2021

Location: Dubai - UAE

Fees: $4,950

The emergence of smart energy and power infrastructures represents an integral part of the modern civilization system. These critical infrastructures rely on digital measurements, digital connectivity, and industrial control systems for sustainable, efficient operations that fuel important functions of human lifestyles. This training course aims to address the functions and components of the intelligent energy and power assets and its cyber representation in the digital information world. It also highlights the associated cyber-physical security and safety exposures to develop practical, resilient integrated solutions that answer asset stewardship challenges when the rate of digital technology change is outrunning organizational capabilities on policy, regulation, and compliance.

This will help manage the implications of the ever-growing role that digital technologies continue to play in the energy and power industry. The training course also offers useful insights into the proactive risk management of cybersecurity threats as well as the organizational culture, operational processes, and worker behavioral aspects influencing the digital workplace environment as our cities evolve into becoming smarter. Thus, it focuses on digitalizing safely capitalizing on modern, holistic cyber-physical security paradigms.

This ETC training course will highlight:

  • Supply Chain for the Energy and Power Industry
  • Roots of the Cybersecurity Challenge
  • Operational and Information Technology Convergence
  • Hardening the Cyber Ecosystem against Internal and External Threats
  • Industrial Internet of Things
  • Digital Savvy Workforce of the Future
  • Remote and Autonomous Operations

Course Objectives

By the end of this ETC training course, the participants will learn to:

  • Analyze the energy sector using a system-based approach
  • Proactively predict cybersecurity exposures and risks
  • Apply design thinking to create intrinsically secure and safe systems
  • Recognize emerging technology trends and implications
  • Effectively formulate cybersecurity strategy, policy, and compliance

Training methodology

This training course will utilize a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, and retention of the information and innovative methods presented. This includes the presentation of theoretical concepts, team and individual exercises, case study analyses, educational videos, and real-life applications. The participants in this training course will receive thorough training on the subjects covered by the outline. Also, they will be acquainted with the design of secure data and information flow and control models.

About this course

Organisational Impact

Digital successful companies capitalize on integrated cybersecurity to unlock the full potential.

The organization will benefit from this training course through:

  • Digitalizing Safely
  • Mapping out data and information flow models with cybersecurity elements
  • Secure Intelligent Energy Ecosystem
  • Emerging digital transformation technology stack
  • Risk management in the energy context
  • Cybersecurity for contractors and subcontractors

Personal Impact

The participants will acquire knowledge, hands-on experience, and develop effective skills about cybersecurity for energy systems.

The training course will be of personal benefit to delegates by providing them with:

  • Develop secure digital energy operations
  • Evaluate the level of cybersecurity controls in energy systems
  • Select fit-for-purpose network deployment architectures
  • Perform quality check on digital systems and centers
  • Perform threat analysis and vulnerability management
  • Make recommendations and proactively control predicted risks

Who Should Attend?

This ETC training course is intended for professionals working with critical digital infrastructures, such as the energy and power industry.

This ETC online training course is suitable for a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • HSSE Specialists
  • Business Analysts
  • IT and OT Specialists
  • Technical Professionals in the Energy and Power sector
  • Energy Professionals who want to learn effective methods for cyber-physical asset stewardship
  • Senior Corporate Leaders, Managers, Department Heads, and Supervisors in the Energy and Power Sector

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Course outline

Day One: Global Energy

  • Energy Outlook
  • Energy Scale
  • The Energy Supply Chain
  • Critical Infrastructure
  • Nature of Threats

Day Two: Integrated Physical-Cyber Security

  • Roots of the Problem
  • Components of Cybersecurity System
  • Security Framework
  • Security exposures for the Energy Sector
  • Cybersecurity vs. Physical Security

Day Three: Defense Strategies and Risk Management

  • Security Culture for Smart Energy
  • Security Engineering
  • Hardening Supply Chain for Distributed
  • Long-Term Resiliency
  • Risk Management in Energy Context

Day Four: Implications from Energy Technology Trends

  • Digital Energy Intensity
  • Digital Energy Maturity
  • Digital Transformation
  • Internet of Energy
  • Remote and Autonomous Operation

Day Five: Energy Workplace of the Future

  • Remote Incident Command Center
  • Digital Policies
  • Cybersecurity for Contractors and Subcontractors
  • Double-Deep Energy Workforce
  • Digital Savvy Education

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