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ICS Network and Protocols XINC 3130

Cybersecurity Professionals Microcredentials Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

After a review of Ethernet, IP communications and the TCP/IP stack, students will be introduced to several ICS protocols that run over Ethernet and TCP/IP. Students will use tools like Wireshark to examine the details of how ICS protocols differ from regular IT protocols. Various attacks on ICS systems will be presented.​


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the difference between Industrial Ethernet and IP Ethernet
  • Identify the difference between Industrial Protocol and Internet Protocol
  • Discuss possible network attacks on Industrial Networks
  • Perform an attack on an industrial network​

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2022

Related Programs

ICS Network and Protocols (XINC 3130) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Industrial Networking for Cybersecurity Professionals
    Microcredential Part-time


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