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Cyber-Physical Systems Security

Free Course

Offered at Georgia Tech as CS 8803

Related Nanodegree Program

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In collaboration with
  • Georgia Institute of Technology

About this course

This course provides an introduction to security issues relating to various cyber-physical systems including industrial control systems and those considered critical infrastructure systems.

What you will learn

  1. Foundations of Cyber-Physical System Security
    • Computer Networking
    • Information Security
    • Industrial Networks
  2. Industrial Networks
    • Industrial Cyber Security History
    • Industrial Control Systems and Operations
    • Industrial Network Design, Architecture & Protocols
  3. Control System Security
    • Hacking & Securing Industrial Control Systems
    • Privacy in Cyber-Physical Systems
    • Threats to Cyber-Physical Systems in Other Domains

Prerequisites and requirements

Students entering this course should have:

  • Knowledge of intermediate programming concepts
  • Knowledge of basic information security concepts

See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.

Why take this course?

Take this course if you need to learn the state of the art of designing protections for cyber-physical systems like the power grid, industrial control networks, and autonomous vehicles.

Learn with the best.

  • Raheem Beyah
    Raheem Beyah


  • David Joyner
    David Joyner