• Online, Instructor-Led
  • Classroom
Course Description

Focusing specifically on the knowledge and skills needed by a professional looking to lead or take part in a penetration test. We drill down into the latest technical knowledge, tools, and techniques in key areas including Infrastructure, Web Application, Mobile security as well as Social Engineering.

Vocational Cybersecurity Career Pathway Program

Focused on Job skills in NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF) Operate & Maintain, Protect & Defend areas

Program Level: Beginner to Intermediate Level

Learning Objectives

Virtualization and Cloud: Get acquainted with Server architecture, storage, security, networking, troubleshooting, disaster recovery. Move the components of the server infrastructure into the Cloud via virtualization, additional security, deployment, operations, and automation.

Wired and Wireless Networking: Learn Information Technology network foundations to work better with security practitioners. This module covers newer hardware, cloud computing best practices, service models, and hands-on troubleshooting of small, medium, and large simulated networks for network resiliency.

Security and Pentesting: Install and configure systems to secure applications, networks, and devices; perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations. In addition - plan and scope an assessment, understand legal and compliance requirements, perform vulnerability scanning and penetration testing, analyze data, and effectively report and communicate results.

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

  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Incident Response
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management
  • Customer Service and Technical Support