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SECURE AND PROTECT: Introduction to Protecting Mission Critical Systems Training

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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The SECURE AND PROTECT: Introduction to Protecting Mission Critical Systems Training will meet on April 22 from 10:00am to Noon and 1:00pm to 3:00pm CST.

This 4-hour training outlines knowledge and skills of industry best practices necessary to protect and secure critical systems and infrastructure. Those holding the CMCP designation signal to the industry that they have the requisite skills necessary to handle mission-critical threats safely and effectively.

Using the Certified Mission Critical Professional (CMCP) exam blueprint as a template, the course introduces the learner to basic concepts, nomenclature and methods used as best practices to secure and protect critical infrastructure. This course provides basic guidance to those interested in learning more about the importance of the convergence of IT and OT (Operational Technology) systems and provides a preview of all the domains covered by the CMCP certification exam:

  • Core mission critical concepts
  • Risk management
  • Safety, physical & cyber security
  • Change management
  • Operations
  • Business Continuity
  • Mission critical system design

Attendees will cover:

  • Key concepts in mission critical operations.
  • Standards and regulations relating to mission critical organizations.
  • Mission critical system technologies.
  • Mission critical operations activities.
  • Safety and physical security in mission critical organizations.
  • Risk management methodologies.
  • Emergency response preparation and execution.

Benefits of Taking This Course

This course is the first step in engaging individuals in the domains covered in the CMCP exam and helps them validate whether or not further CMCP training is right for them. The CMCP certification provides independent assurance that a candidate has the requisite knowledge to be a mission critical professional. As a certified mission critical professional an individual will be better prepared for their role, and employers will benefit from reduced in-house training requirements. This intro course serves to help individuals assess as to whether they will need more in-depth training or whether they will be ready to sit for the CMCP exam.

Learning Outcomes/Objectives

Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the key concepts in mission critical operations.
  • Identify the key standards and regulations relating to mission critical operations.
  • Describe the technology and solutions employed in mission critical systems.
  • Operate mission critical systems safely and securely, in accordance with standard operating procedures.
  • Apply the principles of risk management to understand and address risk in mission critical operations.
  • Respond to physical and cyber emergencies in mission critical environments.

Who should attend?

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security defines 16 industry sectors as “critical infrastructure”:  Nuclear, Manufacturing, Chemical, Facilities, Defense, Dams, Emergency, Communications, Financial, Energy, Water, Agriculture, Transportation, Health, IT (e.g., data centers), and Government Facilities.

Candidates for the Introductory Review Course are in one of the following categories:

  • Students undertaking two-year degree programs in automation, instrumentation, or electrical or mechanical engineering in general, who have a desire to work in sectors such as transportation, oil & gas, water & wastewater, healthcare, food & beverage, etc.
  • Professionals with a two-year degree looking to start a career in sectors such as transportation, oil & gas, water & wastewater, healthcare, food & beverage, etc.
  • Professionals in early career roles in sectors such as transportation, oil &gas, water & wastewater, healthcare, food & beverage, etc.
  • Professionals in mid-to late-career roles in sectors such as transportation, oil & gas, water & wastewater, healthcare, food & beverage, etc., with a desire to demonstrate competence.
  • Any individuals interested in learning more about best business practices in mission critical

 

Cost: $150/attendee

Contact Name: Emily Lee

Contact Phone: 608-445-4905

Contact Emailelee@imec.org

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Date:
April 22
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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