Critical Infrastructure Cyber Security (SCADA)

Course Group: 
Cyber Security
Course Outline: 


This is a technical course, designed to use simulation tools and equipment to replicate the potential threats against Critical Infrastructure Services (CIS) utilising real life SCADA models. 

Who Should Attend?

Course Outline

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Dates & Registration

Duration:  5 Days

Delivery Mode: Classroom


Advertised: Canberra

In-house: Contact the  for more information and to arrange a quote. Recommended for groups of 10 or more.

What you will receive:

  • Comprehensive set of course notes.
  • UNSW certificate of attendance.
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.
  • Masters credit: 72 hours (12 working days) of approved short course training (plus an assessment) can be credited as an unspecified elective on our Masters of Cyber Security / Cyber Security Operations.


"...made me aware of the actual limitation within these systems" 12/05/2016

"Course provided a good introduction to the operational and technical aspects of ICS & SCADA networks. The overview of how to hack HMIs was particularly insightful" 12/05/2016

"The quality of the teaching was excellent and practical lessons were outstanding" 12/05/2016

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This course is useful for IT and Engineering graduates in the Cyber Security profession managing or securing Industrial Control Systems or those in intermediate Security roles within Defence and the utility security managing SCADA and other Industrial Control Systems on all types of platforms.

Students should have a basic understanding of Cyber Security gained in the workplace or through the ACCS Bootcamp or SANS401 or similar. A knowledge of basic networking principles such as OSI/ Internet stack and TCP/IP will also be helpful.




Student will gain

  • An understanding of the difference between IT and control system architectures,
  • A comprehension of the security vulnerabilities, and mitigation strategies unique to control systems including how attacks are launched and potential mitigations
  • Defence of SCADA and Industrial Control Systems
  • This course is useful for IT and Engineering graduates in  the Cyber Security profession managing Industrial Control Systems  or those in junior and intermediate  Security roles within Defence and the utility security managing SCADA and other Industrial Control Systems




The Australian Centre for Cyber Security (ACCS) is a focal point for the research of some 60 scholars from various faculties across UNSW who conduct research work on different aspects of cyber security. The Centre is based in Canberra at the Defence Force Academy that provides both advanced research as well as undergraduate and graduate education on cyber security. ACCS brings together the biggest concentration of research and tertiary education for the multi-disciplinary study of cyber security in any single university in the Southern hemisphere. A number of ACCS scholars, in areas ranging from information technology and engineering to law and politics, have significant international reputations for their work. 

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2 July 2018 - 6 July 2018