The Cybersecurity Cohort is a 16-week course covering everything from the basics to advanced topics of security, including operating systems, network, and application security. Students will gain hands-on experience with each domain, and the course concludes with a capstone project and career preparation lectures on job search strategies, interview skills, and LinkedIn branding.
What you’ll learn
Through the Cybersecurity Cohort, you'll learn about operating system and network security, Cloud security, Python for Security, offensive security, and digital forensics. You'll gain hands-on experience in each domain through practical labs with industry partners. The course concludes with a capstone project and career preparation lectures on job search strategies, interview skills, and LinkedIn branding.
What does this course look like?
The Cybersecurity Cohort is a 16-week program that covers cybersecurity concepts, operating system and network security, Cloud security, Python for Security, offensive security, and digital forensics. You'll have practical lab time with industry partners, expert instructors, and a capstone project, as well as career preparation lectures. By the end of the course, you'll have gained a deep understanding of cybersecurity concepts and practical experience.
Who is it for?
- Anyone interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity
- Beginners and experienced professionals looking to upskill and expand their knowledge
- Recent graduates looking to jumpstart their career
- IT professionals seeking to change career paths
- Individuals with a passion for technology and a desire to help protect against cyber-attacks
- Professionals working in related fields, such as IT support, network administration, and software development
- Anyone who wants to gain practical experience and knowledge in cybersecurity and prepare themselves for a career in this rapidly growing field.
How much does this course cost?
- Lecture: Basic commands and communication protocols
- Lecture: Fundamental structures of the operating system
- Exercise: Basic commands and communication protocols lab
- Quiz: Basic concepts of cybersecurity
- Lecture: Introduction to networking
- Lecture: OSI and TCP/IP model
- Exercise: Networking lab
- Quiz: Networking concepts
- Lecture: Introduction to Windows client and server
- Lecture: Powershell, permissions, and security
- Exercise: Windows security lab
- Quiz: Windows security concepts
- Lecture: Introduction to Linux
- Lecture: Permissions, users, and administration
- Exercise: Linux security lab
- Quiz: Linux security concepts
- Lecture: Cloud fundamentals
- Lecture: Containers in the Cloud and Cloud security
- Exercise: Cloud security lab
- Quiz: Cloud security concepts
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