• Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Ready to kickstart your exciting career in cyber security operations (SecOps)? In this intensive course, delve into critical topics like cyber frameworks, data encryption, cloud security, network security, threat modeling, shell scripting, vulnerability scanning, and incident response. Gain valuable ethical hacker skills in penetration testing, and show off your awesome new abilities in two resume-enhancing projects!

Designed to prepare you for today's most in-demand security skills, this hands-on course emphasizes practical SecOps. Students will gain cutting-edge skills by analyzing systems vulnerabilities, implementing defenses against common threats, and using industry-relevant tooling.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to land an entry-level Cybersecurity Analyst or Operations Technician role with skills to:

Study for and pass the CompTIA Security+ Certification
Assess risk using quantitative or qualitative methods
Document risk mitigations and perform security compliance audits
Take a security project all the way from conceptual requirements to technical implementation
Apply modern cryptographic principles to protect data at rest and in transit
Use data loss prevention (DLP) tools
Perform threat analysis and threat modeling using various tools such as STRIDE, cyber kill-chain, and MITRE ATT&CK
Explore web application security
Administer anti-malware systems and various security tools
Analyze IT systems security with vulnerability scanning
Perform penetration testing
Configure an intrusion detection/prevention system (IDS/IPS)
Performing incident response operations and SIEM event monitoring
Deploy configure, and query a SIEM
Oversee cloud security efforts using AWS native tooling

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management
  • Threat Analysis
  • Incident Response
  • Digital Forensics
  • Cyber Operations