Professional Development & Executive Education

Cybersecurity Professional Introductory Course

Prepare for a Leading-Edge Career in Cybersecurity

Course Description

This unique Introductory Course covers defensive cybersecurity and IT fundamentals to assess if this is the right career path for you. The Introductory Course also ensures classroom success by facilitating the advancement of only those students with the necessary passion and skills to ultimately land a career in the field.

At the end of the course, you will take a summary exam and have a one-on-one assessment to examine your future in the program. Most importantly, this course discusses your expectations of working in cybersecurity versus the reality.

Topics Covered

The course curriculum introduces you to the fundamentals of Networking, the Linux and Windows operating systems, and virtualization concepts. Students will also learn to run basic commands and computer communication protocols, develop a firm understanding of basic operating system structures, and will become familiarized with the "Cyber Attack Cycle." Experiential education methods will provide you with hands-on exercises and a better understanding about cybersecurity countermeasures and defense techniques.

  1.   Introduction to Cybersecurity
  2.   Windows OS
  3.   Network Fundamentals
  4.   Network Attacks
  5.   Linux OS
  6.   Cyber Attack Cycle Overview
  7.   Cyber Attack Cycle in Practice
  8.   Countermeasures and Defense

Who Should Enroll

The program is designed to build the knowledge base of anyone from beginner to professional with no prior knowledge of cybersecurity. It is also beneficial for those with current understanding in the field of Information Technology who wish to update their skillset.


The courses in the Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp are taught by professionals working in the field of cybersecurity who offer a breadth of knowledge and experience derived from their expertise in the industry.

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