Cyber Security in Manufacturing

This course introduces participants to why creating a strong and secure infrastructure should be of paramount concern for anyone operating in the digital manufacturing and design (DM&D) domain, and measures to protect operational technologies, systems and resources. It includes information about security needs and the application of information security systems, as well as controls to mitigate identified risks. This is the seventh of nine courses in the Digital Manufacturing & Design Technology series that explores the many facets of manufacturing’s “Fourth Revolution,” commonly known as Industry 4.0.

This online course is available on the Coursera platform.

Course Duration: Approximately 4 weeks (2.5-5 hours of effort per week)

Learning Outcomes

  • Perform a risk assessment of operational and information technology assets  

Intended Audience

Anyone interested in how digital advances are changing the landscape and capabilities of manufacturing, from high school graduates exploring careers to operations managers and business owners hungry for an understanding of the newest manufacturing technologies



Credential Opportunities

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs): TCIE grants 0.3 CEUs upon successful completion of this course for a fee of $25.
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs): TCIE grants 3 PDHs upon successful completion of this course for a fee of $25.   

For either a CEU or PDH, a learner must complete a request form. The process entails providing proof of the learner’s Verified Certificate (VC) issued by Coursera. A VC indicates a learner has completed a course with a passing score (he/she does not receive a letter grade). CEUs and PDHs are eligible for those earning a certificate on November 11, 2019 or later.