• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Evolve Academy’s free cybersecurity course teaches basic cybersecurity concepts and includes hands-on labs for learning fundamental cybersecurity tools. On Evolve’s CyberLab™ platform, students can learn Linux commands, networking tools, Wireshark, Nmap, and some hacking tools via interactive hands-on labs. All students get unlimited access to the course and the Cyberlab™ platform.

Learning Objectives

1) Understand the current cybersecurity landscape and gain insights into the cybersecurity profession.
2) Learn the Linux command line interface (CLI) and become comfortable with common Linux commands and utilities.
3) Understand the basics of data communications and how to read and analyze network data and traffic.
4) Practice common tools and processes that cybersecurity professionals use daily - netcat, nmap, and Wireshark.
5) Learn how to set up your home lab environment so you can "tinker" on your own.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.