Earn 0.7 CEUs from the Aug 7 symposium cybersecurity short course

Earn Florida DEP and IACET-approved CEUs from the one-day, automation and SCADA security training short-course on Aug 7

Introduction to Industrial Automation Security and the ANSI/ISA99 Standards

This course, being offered during the 2012 ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls (WWAC) Symposium, has been approved by the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) for 0.7 Florida DEP CEUs for Florida state licensed water/wastewater operators.

Understanding how to secure factory automation, process control, and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) networks is critical if you want to protect them from viruses, hackers, spies, and saboteurs. This short course teaches the basics of the ANSI/ISA-99.02.01-2009, Security for Industrial Automation and Control Systems, standards and how they can be applied in the typical factory or plant.

“[This course] gave me a general overview of how to set up security measures.” — Donald Peck, Utility SCADA Supervisor

You Will Be Able To:

  • Discuss why improving industrial security is necessary to protect people, property, and profits
  • Define the terminology, concepts, and models for electronic security in the Water/Wastewater SCADA, Automation and DCS environment
  • Define elements of the ISA99 standard for establishing a security program
  • Define the core concepts of risk and vulnerability analysis methodologies
  • Define the concepts of defense, “in depth,” and zone/conduit models of security
  • Explain the basic principles behind policy development and key risk mitigation techniques

You Will Cover:

  • Current industrial security environment
  • How IT and the plant floor are different and how they are the same
  • Current security standards and practices
  • Creating a security program
  • Using ANSI/ISA-99.00.02

Additional Course Details:
When: 7 August 2012
Time: 8:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m. EDT
Where: The Holiday Inn Castle Resort, 8629 International Blvd, Orlando, FL United States

Professional Development Credit:

  • Florida DEP CEUs: 0.7
  • IACET CEUs: 0.7
  • PDHs: 7


  • $630 Regular Price
  • $495 ISA Member;
  • $565 Affiliate ISA Member;

Meet the Instructor:

Bryan Singer, CISM, CISSP, CAP, has a Bachelor Degree in Computer Information Systems from Phoenix University. Singer has a wealth of experience working in industrial automation and critical infrastructure sectors. He began his professional career with the US Military focusing on issues such as physical, systems, network security, and force protection. He is the founding co-chairman of the ISA99 standards committee on Industrial Automation and Control Systems Security. Singer currently works for Kenexis.

About GrahamNasby

Graham Nasby, P.Eng., PMP, CAP is a project manager and automation engineer who lives in Guelph, Ontario Canada where he is the Water SCADA & Security Specialist for the City of Guelph Waterworks. Graham was the chair of the 2012 and 2013 ISA water/wastewater symposiums, and is currently the editor of the ISA Water/Wastewater newsletter. He can be contacted at www.grahamnasby.com