GICSP Certification

A compact 3-day training preparing you for the GICSP exam 

The GICSP certification was created to define a minimum set of knowledge and capabilities that professionals should know about the cyber security of an ICS environment. The certification is a collaborative effort between GIAC and representatives from a global industry consortium involving organizations that design, deploy, operate and/or maintain industrial automation and control system infrastructure. Would you like to become GICSP certified? Prepare yourself for the GICSP exam in only 3 days.

Course objectives

The Deloitte GIAC GICSP Certification course is an intensive, three-day course with the goal to prepare participants for the GICSP exam. It covers a broad range of topics based on the GICSP certification objectives. 

What you can expect:

  • The best preparation for your GICSP-exam
  • Providing thorough explanation of key concepts
  • Providing practical exam tips to help increase your success rate

Target group

This course has been successfully offered to Deloitte clients and practitioners. The course is particularly suited for cyber security professionals who need to develop their knowledge of OT environments as well as OT specialists who need to secure their ICS/SCADA environments. 

The recommended audience for this course is:

  • IT Professionals and IT Security Professionals who want or need to learn about OT security
  • OT Security and Support Professionals
  • Industrial engineers
  • Managers who wish to increase their knowledge of the ICS/SCADA environments and security
  • Penetration testers

Course outline

Day 1

  • History of ICS
  • ICS model & ICS components
  • Security Design Principles
  • ICS applications & vendors
  • ICS Protocols
  • Engineering lingo
  • Health, Environment & Safety
  • Continuity planning & incident response
  • Governance and information assurance
  • Risk management
  • Practice exam

Day 2

  • Attacks and security tooling on ICS
  • ICS Servers, workstations and OSs: Windows & Linux
  • Security updates
  • Monitoring, audit, logs and forensics
  • Hardening
  • Access management
  • Introduction to cryptography

Day 3

  • Introduction to network security
  • TCP/IP versus UDP
  • Firewalls and network segmentation
  • Wireless Security
  • Practice exam


The course and accompanying material will be in English. 


The costs are  € 4500,- ex VAT. Catering (lunch) and course materials are included in the price.


Participants will receive a voucher with which they can book an examination at a desired date and time at a Pearson VUE test centre of their choice. Our course is always fully up to date with the latest GICSP exam requirements.

Permanent Education

Deloitte Academy is accredited by the NBA PE institution and has the NRTO label. This course qualifies for 18 PE hours. You can also register your PE-hours at the NOB or VRC.

For more information about our accreditation, we refer you to our Permanent Education page.


Until four weeks before the start of the course you may cancel your participation by email free of charge, or you may propose to attend on another date. Should you cancel within four weeks before the start of the course you will have to pay the full course fee.

In the event of insufficient participants we reserve the right to cancel the course at any time or move the date of the event. If so, you will be informed in due time.


Dominika Rusek

Dominika Rusek


Dominika is working at the Secure team within Cyber Risk, mainly busy with SCADA/ICS, product security (IoT) and IAM. She has a background in System and Network Engineering.... Meer

Colin Schappin

Colin Schappin


Colin is a consultant at Deloitte Cyber Risk Services working on a large variety of security tests in multiple industries. He has worked on penetration tests on mobile and web applications, infrastruc... Meer

Jeroen Slobbe

Jeroen Slobbe

Junior Manager

Ik werk als Security & Privacy consultant bij Deloitte. Na het behalen van mijn master Information Security Technology aan de Technische Universiteit van Eindhoven en het schrijven van mijn scriptie b... Meer