Professional Course in Cybersecurity

  • Title: Professional Course in Cybersecurity
  • Category: Advanced training
  • Language: English
  • Application deadline: 1 month before session opening
  • Duration: 6months, 8 lessons / each course
  • Fees: 700 USD
  • Classes: Online/Remote


Welcome to the Professional Course in Cybersecurity! Throughout this course, you will dive into the world of ethical hacking, incident response, network security, and vulnerability management. Join us as we explore cutting-edge techniques and industry best practices, equipping you with the tools to defend against cyber threats and safeguard critical systems. Get ready to become a cyber defender and make a real impact in the world of cybersecurity.

The Cybersecurity professional course is designed to train individuals on the fundamentals of Cybersecurity and Cybersecurity Operations. It provides hands-on experience and practical knowledge in detecting, analyzing, and responding to cyber threats. The program provides participants with the knowledge and skills to protect computer systems and networks from cyber-attacks. It covers many topics, including network security, threat intelligence, incident response, cryptography, ethical hacking, and vulnerability assessment.

Participants will learn how to identify and mitigate cyber risks and develop the skills needed to work in a security operations center (SOC) environment. Upon completing the course, individuals will be equipped with the knowledge and tools necessary to pursue a career in the cybersecurity industry. The types also benefit businesses, helping employees develop the skills and knowledge necessary to protect company data and resources.

This course is divided into three courses that are: Introduction to Cybersecurity as a basic course, Cybersecurity Essentials for intermediate and CyberOps for advanced. As said Stephane Nappo: “Cyber-Security is much more than a matter of IT.” That why everyone is involved and everyone is concerned with Cybersecurity.

As part of our commitment to providing a comprehensive and immersive learning experience, selected participants of our professional courses will have the exclusive opportunity to attend a highly enriching boot camp or seminar in the picturesque setting of Sweden. It aims to deliver value beyond the classroom, empower our course graduates to thrive in their careers, make lasting connections, and stand out as leaders in their respective fields. This event will serve as a platform for participants to showcase the projects or prototypes they've developed during the course, creating a vibrant atmosphere for collaboration, feedback, and networking.

Join us on this exciting journey of learning, growth, and innovation, and seize the opportunity to shine internationally by showcasing your projects and prototypes in the heart of Sweden!

I. Introduction to Cybersecurity: (Basics)

In brief, this course is designed to help students to cultivate a full understanding of very recent information and system protection technology and hands-on methods.

Who Should Attend?

This course is ideal for anyone interested in understanding the fundamentals of Cybersecurity, including:

I• Individuals considering a career in Cybersecurity.
II• IT professionals seeking to expand their knowledge.
III• Business owners and managers looking to enhance their organization's security posture.
IV• Anyone concerned about personal online security.

The course is designed to accommodate both beginners and those with some prior knowledge of Cybersecurity.

What will you learn?

After successful completion of the course, it is expected that participants will:

• Fundamentals of Cybersecurity: Gain a comprehensive understanding of the core concepts, terminologies, and principles of Cybersecurity.
• Threat Landscape Analysis: Explore the current Cybersecurity threat landscape, including malware, phishing, and social engineering attacks, to better recognize potential risks.
• Risk Assessment: Learn how to assess and quantify Cybersecurity risks, enabling informed decision-making regarding security measures.
• Security Measures: Discover the various tools and techniques used in Cybersecurity, including encryption, firewalls, and intrusion detection systems.
• Security Policies and Compliance: Understand the importance of developing and implementing Cybersecurity policies to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
• Incident Response: Develop the skills necessary to respond effectively to Cybersecurity incidents, minimizing damage and protecting sensitive data.
• Ethical Considerations: Explore the ethical implications of Cybersecurity practices and the importance of responsible and legal conduct in the field.

Lessons and detailed program

Course Title: Introduction to Cybersecurity. The following is a detailed plan:

Module 1: Understanding Cybersecurity (Week 1)

Lesson 1: Introduction to Cybersecurity
Definition of Cybersecurity
Importance of Cybersecurity in the digital age
Historical perspective of Cyber threats
Lesson 2: Core Concepts in Cybersecurity
CIA Triad: Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability
Types of cyber threats
Cybersecurity terminology
Lesson 3: The Cybersecurity Ecosystem
Key stakeholders in Cybersecurity
Government regulations and Cybersecurity standards
The role of ethical hacking
Assignment 1: Cybersecurity Terminology Quiz

Module 2: Cyber Threats and Vulnerabilities (Week 2)

Lesson 4: Common Cyber Threats
Malware: viruses, worms, Trojans
Phishing attacks
Social engineering techniques
Denial of Service (DoS) and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks
Lesson 5: Vulnerabilities and Attack Vectors
Software vulnerabilities
Network vulnerabilities
Human vulnerabilities
Zero-day vulnerabilities
Assignment 2: Identifying Cyber Threats and Vulnerabilities

Module 3: Risk Management and Mitigation (Week 3)

Lesson 6: Risk Assessment
Identifying assets and their value
Quantifying Cybersecurity risks
Risk assessment methodologies
Lesson 7: Security Measures
Encryption and its role in Cybersecurity
Firewalls and Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)
Antivirus software and endpoint security
Lesson 8: Developing Security Policies
Creating Cybersecurity policies and procedures
Compliance with data protection laws
Incident response planning
Assignment 3: Risk Assessment and Security Measures

Module 4: Ethical and Legal Aspects (Week 4)

Lesson 9: Ethics in Cybersecurity
Identifying assets and their value
Quantifying Cybersecurity risks
Risk assessment methodologies
Lesson 10: Legal Considerations
Encryption and its role in Cybersecurity
Firewalls and Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)
Antivirus software and endpoint security
Final Project: Cybersecurity Policy Development

Develop a basic Cybersecurity policy for a fictitious organization
Apply knowledge from all course modules

II. Cybersecurity Essentials: (intermediate)

Cybersecurity Essentials course presents students to new concepts and characteristics of Cyber crime, security concepts, technologies, and procedures to firmly defend networks and systems. Via UI and UX platform, interactive, multimedia content, lab activities, and various industry case studies, students cultivate technical and needed professional skills to pursue careers in Cybersecurity domain.

Who Should Attend?

This course is recommended for everyone interested in understanding the basics of Cybersecurity, as well as:

I• Individuals looking to enhance their Cybersecurity knowledge and protect their personal digital assets.
II• Small business owners and entrepreneurs interested in securing their online presence.
III• IT professionals seeking to expand their Cybersecurity skills and advance their careers.
IV• Anyone concerned about the rising threats in the digital world and eager to take proactive steps to defend against them.

The course is designed for intermediate students with prior knowledge in networking who are seeking career-oriented, entry-level security analyst skills. They should have completed Introduction in Cybersecurity.

What will you learn?

After successful completion of the course, we expect that participants will:

• Understanding Cyber Threats: Gain insights into various types of cyber threats, including malware, phishing, social engineering, and more, to recognize and respond to them effectively.
• Network Security: Learn about network security fundamentals, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDS), and encryption, to safeguard data in transit.
• Security Best Practices: Acquire practical skills in implementing Cybersecurity best practices, including password management, software patching, and secure web browsing.
• Risk Assessment and Management: Understand how to identify, assess, and mitigate Cybersecurity risks in both personal and professional contexts.
• Incident Response strategies: Develop strategies for responding to Cybersecurity incidents, minimizing damage, and preserving data integrity.
• Legal and Ethical Considerations: Explore the legal and ethical dimensions of Cybersecurity, including data privacy regulations and responsible hacking practices.
• Cybersecurity Tools and Resources: Familiarize yourself with essential Cybersecurity tools and resources for monitoring, detecting, and mitigating threats.

Lessons and detailed program

Course Title: Introduction to Cybersecurity. The following is a detailed plan:

Module 1: Introduction to Cybersecurity

Understanding the significance of Cybersecurity in the modern world.
Key Cybersecurity terminology and concepts.
Exploring the evolving cyber threat landscape.
Module 2: Risk Assessment and Management

Identifying and assessing Cybersecurity risks.
Prioritizing security measures based on risk analysis.
Creating a risk management strategy.
Module 3: Access Control and Authentication

Implementing strong access controls.
The role of passwords and multi-factor authentication (MFA).
Protecting user accounts and sensitive information.
Module 4: Data Protection and Encryption

Ensuring data confidentiality and integrity.
Encryption techniques for data at rest and in transit.
Safeguarding against data breaches.
Module 5: Security Tools and Technologies

Introduction to essential Cybersecurity tools.
Detecting and mitigating malware and viruses.
Security software and hardware solutions.
Module 6: Incident Response Planning

Developing an incident response plan.
Strategies for effective incident mitigation and recovery.
Post-incident analysis and improvement.
Module 7: Network Security

Securing your network infrastructure.
Configuring firewalls and intrusion detection systems.
Network segmentation for enhanced security.
Module 8: Human Factors in Cybersecurity

The human element in Cybersecurity.
Creating a culture of security within organizations.
Educating and raising awareness among employees.
Module 9: Legal and Regulatory Compliance

Navigating Cybersecurity regulations and data protection laws.
Ensuring compliance within your organization.
Handling Cybersecurity incidents in accordance with legal requirements.
Module 10: Real-world Case Studies

Analyzing real-world Cybersecurity incidents.
Understanding attack vectors and defense strategies.
Learning from past breaches to strengthen security.

III. CyberOps: (Advanced)

Cyber operations is a adeptness of information security which is in high demand and appreciated within areas of the government, sensitive infrastructures such as hospitals, electrical power plants, universities, supply chains, military services and activities, etc. If you have an interest in working for the similar organization, certification in Cyber Ops may be the right fit for you.

Who Should Attend?

The course is ideal for cybersecurity professionals, network administrators, incident responders, SOC analysts, and individuals interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity operations. It is suitable for both beginners and professionals with prior experience in cybersecurity or related fields, who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills in CyberOps. While no specific prerequisites are required for this course, participants should have a basic understanding of cybersecurity fundamentals and IT concepts. Familiarity with networking protocols, operating systems, and security technologies would be advantageous. This course is particularly relevant for:

I• Cybersecurity Professionals: Cybersecurity professionals who want to enhance their knowledge and skills in cybersecurity operations can greatly benefit from this course. It provides them with in-depth knowledge of security operations center (SOC) processes, incident response methodologies, threat intelligence analysis, and forensic investigation techniques. Whether you're a cybersecurity analyst, SOC manager, or security consultant, this course will help you advance your career in the field.
II• IT Professionals Transitioning into Cybersecurity: IT professionals working in roles such as system administrators, network administrators, or security analysts who are looking to transition into cybersecurity roles can acquire the necessary skills through this course. It equips them with a solid foundation in cybersecurity operations, threat detection, and incident response, facilitating a successful career transition. If you have a strong IT background and want to specialize in cybersecurity operations, this course is ideal for you.
III• Network and System Administrators: Network and system administrators who want to enhance their understanding of cybersecurity operations and develop skills to secure their networks and systems can benefit from this course. It covers topics such as network monitoring, vulnerability assessment, and security incident handling, enabling them to implement proactive security measures. If you're responsible for managing and securing network infrastructure, this course will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills.
IV• Security Analysts: Security analysts responsible for monitoring and analyzing security events and alerts can enhance their skills through this course. It provides them with the knowledge to identify and respond to security incidents effectively, perform threat hunting activities, and conduct security assessments. If you're working as a security analyst or aspire to work in this role, this course will strengthen your capabilities and expand your career opportunities.
V• IT Managers and Team Leads: IT managers and team leads responsible for overseeing cybersecurity operations can benefit from this course. It equips them with a comprehensive understanding of security operations center management, security incident handling, and incident response planning, enabling them to ensure the security of their organizations' infrastructure. If you're responsible for managing a team or making decisions related to cybersecurity operations, this course will enhance your leadership skills and knowledge.
VI• Compliance and Risk Professionals: Compliance and risk professionals who want to understand cybersecurity operations and assess the effectiveness of security controls can benefit from this course. It provides them with insights into security monitoring, incident response, and security assessment methodologies, enabling them to effectively manage compliance and risk within their organizations. If you're involved in compliance or risk management and need to understand cybersecurity operations, this course is highly relevant.
VII• IT Auditors and Consultants: IT auditors and consultants who assess the security posture of organizations can enhance their knowledge through this course. It covers topics such as security frameworks, security controls, and security assessment methodologies, enabling them to provide valuable insights and recommendations to their clients. If you work as an IT auditor or consultant, this course will strengthen your expertise in cybersecurity operations.

What will you learn?

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will:
Develop a comprehensive understanding of cybersecurity operations principles, techniques, and tools
Implement network and host-based security monitoring for threat detection and prevention
Respond effectively to security incidents, conducting analysis and implementing remediation strategies
Utilize threat intelligence to proactively identify and hunt for cyber threats
Manage and operate a Security Operations Center (SOC) effectively
Conduct digital forensics and malware analysis for incident investigation
Understand the principles of cybersecurity operations management, risk, and compliance

Lessons and detailed program

The Professional Course in CyberOps is a comprehensive program designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills required to excel in the field of cybersecurity operations. This course covers the essential concepts, techniques, and tools used in cyber defense and incident response, preparing participants to effectively detect, analyze, and mitigate cyber threats in real-world environments. The following is a detailed plan:

Module 1: Introduction to Cybersecurity

Understanding the fundamentals of Cybersecurity and its importance
Exploring the threat landscape and common attack vectors
Analyzing the principles and frameworks of Cybersecurity operations
Module 2: Network Security Monitoring
Implementing network security monitoring tools and techniques
Analyzing network traffic for intrusion detection and prevention
Identifying and responding to network-based attacks
Module 3: Host-based Security Monitoring
Implementing host-based security monitoring tools and techniques
Monitoring and analyzing system logs for detecting and investigating security incidents
Conducting malware analysis and forensic investigations
Module 4: Security Incident Response
Developing incident response plans and playbooks
Implementing an effective incident response process
Conducting incident analysis, containment, eradication, and recovery
Module 5: Threat Intelligence and Threat Hunting
Understanding threat intelligence sources and analysis
Utilizing threat intelligence to proactively hunt for threats
Conducting digital forensics and advanced malware analysis
Module 6: Security Operations Center (SOC) Operations
Understanding the role and responsibilities of a Security Operations Center
Implementing SOC processes, workflows, and procedures
Managing alerts, incidents, and reporting in a SOC environment
Module 7: Cyber Threat Intelligence
Analyzing threat intelligence feeds and indicators of compromise
Leveraging threat intelligence platforms and tools
Developing threat intelligence reports and sharing information
Module 8: Cybersecurity Operations Management
Understanding the principles of Cybersecurity operations management
Implementing security controls, policies, and procedures
Managing risk and compliance in Cybersecurity operations

Course Format

The course combines theoretical concepts with hands-on practical exercises to ensure participants gain practical experience and knowledge in Cybersecurity (for the combined three courses). Participants will engage in lectures, hands-on labs, real-world simulations, and case studies. They will have access to cybersecurity tools and platforms to analyze and respond to simulated cyber threats. The course also offers opportunities for networking with instructors and fellow participants, fostering collaboration and knowledge sharing.

Highlights of the Boot camp, collaboration and networking opportunities

• Project Showcases: Present your project for cross-learning, idea exchange, and recognition of achievements.
• Expert Feedback from Experts and Mentors: Receive constructive input to refine your work further.
• Interactive Workshops: Engaging workshops and seminars led by industry leaders. Enhance your knowledge and skills through these hands-on sessions.
• Networking Opportunities: Expand your network with like-minded professionals, share experiences, and forge potential collaborations or career advancements.
• Cultural Enrichment: Get a broader perspective on global business practices plus a taste of Swedish culture with cultural outings and sightseeing.

How to apply

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