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GIAC Response and Industrial Defense (GRID)

Your personal Learning Program with everything you need to best prepare for the Exam and become a Certified GIAC Response and Industrial Defense (GRID), supported by your expert instructor.

course: GIAC Response and Industrial Defense (GRID)

Duration: 5 days

Format: Virtual or Classroom

Prepares for Exam : GIAC Response and Industrial Defense Exam (GRID)

Prepares for Certification : GIAC Response and Industrial Defense (GRID)

The best course to get your GIAC Response and Industrial Defense (GRID)Exam and Certification - with Certification Guarantee!

ICS Active Defense and Incident Response will help you deconstruct industrial control system (ICS) cyber attacks, leverage an active defense to identify and counter threats to your ICS, and use incident response procedures to maintain the safety and reliability of operations. The course is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of ICS security issues and how to address them through active defense and incident response.

  • Includes a comprehensive set of Learning materials for the best possible Exam prep
  • No outdated and pre-recorded videos. Updated and Live instructor-led sessions - guaranteed!
  • Included in our Unlimited Training offering, giving you Unlimited access to Security courses
  • Full support available helping you register, prepare for and sit your exam

Who is the GIAC Response and Industrial Defense (GRID) training course for?

The GIAC Response and Industrial Defense (GRID) training course is designed for cybersecurity professionals and incident responders working in industrial control systems (ICS) or operational technology (OT) environments. The course covers topics such as ICS fundamentals, incident response and forensics in ICS environments, threat intelligence and monitoring, network security in ICS, malware analysis and reverse engineering, and vulnerability assessment and management in ICS. By completing the course and obtaining the GRID certification, individuals demonstrate their expertise in incident response and industrial defense in critical infrastructure. They acquire skills in detecting and responding to cybersecurity incidents, performing digital forensics in ICS systems, analyzing ICS-specific threats, securing ICS networks, and managing vulnerabilities. The certification validates their proficiency in protecting and defending critical infrastructure systems.

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What you will learn during our GIAC Response and Industrial Defense (GRID)course

- Introduction to ICS Security
- The ICS Reference Architecture
- ICS Protocols
- Analyzing ICS Protocols with Wireshark
- The Cyber Kill Chain
- ICS Attack Methodologies
- Threat Intelligence in an ICS Environment
- Forensics in an ICSE Environment
- ICS Incident Response

Meet our instructors

Meet some of the Readynez Instructors you can meet on your course. They are experts, passionate about what they do, and dedicated to give back to their industry, their field, and those who want to learn, explore, and advance in their careers.

Kevin Henry

Kevin has served for years as an authorised instructor for (ISC)2 and is renowned for his 20-year contribution to learners training for IT security skills

James Rowney

James is recognised for his more than 20 years of contribution to learning and certification within IT Security.

Friedhelm Düsterhöft

Friedhelm Düsterhöft has 30+ years of work experience in IT, Information Security and Data Privacy.

How to best be prepared for our GIAC Response and Industrial Defense (GRID)course

At Readynez, we provide many resources and have experienced experts in the field. That is why we are also very successful with many satisfied customers. You can therefore safely take your course with us. In order to take the GRID course, however, some prerequisites are required.

You have the perfect starting point to take this course with these prerequisites:

  • Experience with ICS networks
  • Good knowledge of Wireshark
  • Familiar with common ICS protocols
  • Basic understanding of basic network security concepts

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With 15 years experience and more than 35.000 happy customers from all over the world, companies such as ALSO, ATEA, Microsoft, Serco, and many more, trust Readynez to help them train and certify their staff.

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The GCIH (GIAC Certified Incident Handler) course teaches you how to detect, respond to, and resolve computer security incidents. You will learn how to identify and analyze common attack techniques, such as phishing, malware, denial of service, web application attacks, and credential theft. You will also learn how to use various tools and frameworks, such as NIST SP 800-61, MITRE ATT&CK, SIFT Workstation, Volatility, Wireshark, and tcp dump, to investigate and contain incidents. The course prepares you for the GCIH certification exam that validates your skills in incident handling and response.

GIAC Foundational Cybersecurity Technologies (GFACT)

The GFACT certification validates a practitioner’s knowledge of essential foundational cybersecurity concepts. GFACT-certified professionals are familiar with practical skills in computers, technology, and security fundamentals that are needed to kickstart a career in cybersecurity.



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