Cyber Security in Manufacturing

Provided by: Coursera

The nature of digital manufacturing and design (DM&D), and its heavy reliance on creating a digital thread of product and process data and information, makes it a prime target for hackers and counterfeiters. This course will introduce students to why creating a strong and secure infrastructure should be of paramount concern for anyone operating in the DM&D domain, and measures that can be employed to protect operational technologies, systems and resources.

Course Objectives:

  • Acquire knowledge about security needs and the application of information security systems. Build the foundational skills needed in performing a risk assessment of operational and information technology assets. Gain valuable insights of implementing controls to mitigate identified risks.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for IT Professionals working with Cyber Security or the Information Infrastructure

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Technology


University at Buffalo & The State University of New York

Employee Type

New Applicants, Leadership,

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

20 hrs


$ 49/month

Can audit for free (no certification); Full Financial Aid Available for Certification