Skillspire – Online Coding School

Become a Cybersecurity Engineer

As one of our most requested courses, this Cybersecurity course will cover everything from basics to advanced topics of security. The course will take you through different domains of security (Operating Systems, Network and Application) with hands-on assessments for each domain. In 16 weeks, you’ll learn the skills you need to jump right into cybersecurity roles that employers are looking for.

Includes practical lab time with Industry partners.

We now have in-person and online courses in WA state.

When is this course offered?

Dates Enrollment status Location
Jan. 24 - May 13, 2023
Start date End date Enrollment status Location
Sept. 13, 2022
Jan 20, 2023
Jan. 24, 2023
May 13, 2023
May 16, 2023
Sept. 12, 2023
Sept. 19, 2023
Jan. 16, 2024

When does this course take place?

 5:00pm – 8:00pm PST5:00pm – 8:00pm PST5:00pm – 8:00pm PST5:00pm – 8:00pm PST 9:00am – 3:00 pm PST

Mon5:00pm – 8:00pm PST
Tue5:00pm – 8:00pm PST
Wed5:00pm – 8:00pm PST
Thu5:00pm – 8:00pm PST
Sat9:00am – 3:00pm PST
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What will I learn from this course?

The Cybersecurity introduction covers how to execute basic commands and communication protocols in your computer. You will get a firm understanding of fundamental structures of the operating system and learn about the cyber-attack cycle.

This unit will cover an introduction to networking, the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) and Transmission Control Protocol (TCP/IP) model, routing, switching, security, and troubleshooting.

This unit will cover how to administer, maintain, and harden a Microsoft domain environment that incorporates Windows operating systems. You will receive an introduction to Windows client and server. Afterwards, you will delve into Powershell, permissions, security, active directory, group policy, Domain Name System (DNS), and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). 

This portion of the course focuses on administering and maintaining a secure Linux environment. After an introduction to Linux, you will dive into permissions, users, administration, networking, scripting, services, and hardening.

This unit starts off with Cloud fundamentals and then goes into containers in the Cloud and Cloud security, and ends with advanced cloud. 

Networking is taught at an advanced level in this course. This first week of this unit includes a networking recap, network attacks, traffic analysis, and secure access. The second week will take you into the firewall, VPN, monitoring, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), and Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS). 

The first week of this unit will cover endpoint protection, data loss prevention, email security, and honeypots. The second week will delve into Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), SIEM level II, Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) & SIEM, and physical security. 

Python, although at a beginner level, will be taught in this course. Fundamental concepts of data, conditions, loops, files, errors, functions, and network communication are what this unit will cover.

The offensive security spans a total of three weeks. The first week begins with an introduction to ethical hacking, which is followed by recon/network scanning, man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks, social engineering, and brute-force attacks. The second week will cover metasploit, privilege escalation, an introduction to web applications, and vulnerability scanning. The third and final week of this unit explores web application attacks, Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks, SQL injection, and buffer overflows. 

The Digital Forensics & Incident Response (DFIR) is where you will conduct an in-depth study of digital forensics. The first week of this unit kicks off with an introduction to DFIR, and then delves into digital forensics, incident response, and data acquisition. The second week will guide you through Windows live and dead analysis, Linux live and dead analysis, memory analysis, and log analysis. The third week will cover static malware analysis, dynamic malware analysis, network forensics, and advanced persistent threats. 

This course will conclude with a portfolio-ready, intructor-guided capstone project that will reflect what you learned throughout the course!

Who teaches this course?

Cybersecurity Instructor
Drake Caruso is a Cybersecurity professional with experience in defensive and offensive cyber operations. He is holds various certifications such as CISSP, Pentest + and Security + and he holds a Masters in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance from WGU. 

Where is this course taught?

We offer this course online, but if you are in WA state, this course is available both in-person and online.

How much does this course cost?


$6,999 subtotal

Upfront discount: $500 off

$6,999 total


4/6-Month Plan

$6,999 subtotal

-$1,000 down payment

4-month plan: $1,499.75/month

6-month plan: $999.83/month



We offer scholarships based on eligibility upon receiving an application.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Do I need programming experience for this course?

While some basic A+ or networking certifications can be helpful, but not mandatory. We will cover the basics of OS, Network and Applications in this course.

Who should take this course?

The course is designed for diverse backgrounds; If this is a field you really want to learn, you can sign-up for the course whether you are software engineer, product/program manager, analyst, researcher, consultant, student etc.

How much time do I need to spend studying outside of the classroom?

It can vary depending on your unique background. However, it usually takes 1–15 hours/week outside of the classroom for homework and study time.

Why should you take an online cybersecurity course?

Skillspire offers various Cyber Security courses online that can help you on your way to become a Cybersecurity professional. A lot of companies hire IT engineers and workers these days, and if you want to land a good job in this industry, Skillspire is here for you. Earn Cyber Security certifications online that can open up many opportunities for you.. Become an expert in Cybersecurity and learn valuable skills that employers look for. It does not matter if you have zero programming experience or are currently working in a completely unrelated field. No matter your background, Skillspire wants to be part of your journey to becoming an industry professional.

Who can take our cybersecurity course?

Anyone who is interested can enroll in our Cybersecurity class. If you have a background in programming, have taken IT courses in the past, or work in the IT industry, our course can broaden your knowledge, provide training, and polish your skills. If you have little or no experience in IT at all, we have Courses for beginners that cover the basics. Our experienced instructors will teach you everything from Cloud security, Linux Security, Network Security, Offensive Security, and Python for Security to Computer Networking, Cyber Infrastructure and Technology, and Digital Forensics and Incident Response. We guarantee this will be the best Cybersecurity bootcamp experience you will ever have.

Will I be given a certificate after the completion of the course?

Yes, you will be given a certificate of completion for this course after you pass your final exam.

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