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Control Systems Security Certification

Control Systems Security continues to look for validation on what knowledge, skills and abilities qualify individuals to secure our critical infrastructure.  If you try and take the path of the NICE (http://csrc.nist.gov/nice/framework/) it does not work.  NICE, GIAC and the DHS have trouble defining the true skill set.  Developing the workforce to provide a comprehensive cyber security posture is a daunting task.  One thing to keep in mind is that Industrial Control Systems are decades old and the technical awareness to secure these systems span generations of Automation Specialist.  As I agree that some progress is better than nothing, but it is not even close to addressing the actual gaps in our workforce.