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Cyber Security Specialist Certificate

Are you interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity? Do you want to learn how to protect networks, devices, and data from cyber threats and attacks? Our 16-week cybersecurity specialist course is designed for individuals who want to gain practical skills and knowledge in this in-demand field.


Our 16-week cybersecurity specialist course is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the key concepts and techniques required to work in the cybersecurity industry. The course covers a wide range of topics, including network security, cryptography, risk management, compliance, penetration testing, incident response, identity and access management, malware analysis, cloud security, web application security, mobile security, social engineering, IoT security, advanced threats, and compliance auditing.


The key takeaways from Cyber Security Specialist training are:

  1. Comprehensive knowledge of cybersecurity concepts and terminology: Students will gain an understanding of the most essential concepts and terminology in the cybersecurity field, and how to apply this knowledge to protect against cyber threats and attacks.
  2. Practical skills in network security and cryptography: Students will learn about network architecture and protocols, as well as how to implement cryptography and encryption techniques to secure data and communication.
  3. Risk management and compliance expertise: Students will learn how to assess and manage risks, as well as how to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards.
  4. Penetration testing and incident response skills: Students will gain hands-on experience with penetration testing and vulnerability assessment tools, as well as learn how to handle and respond to security incidents.
  5. Identity and access management expertise: Students will learn how to manage and control access to systems and data, and how to implement authentication and authorization methods.
  6. Malware analysis and detection skills: Students will learn how to detect, analyze, and prevent malware attacks, as well as how to use anti-malware software and other prevention measures.
  7. Cloud and web application security knowledge: Students will learn about the specific challenges and risks associated with cloud and web application security, and how to implement security controls and best practices.
  8. Mobile and IoT security expertise: Students will gain an understanding of the unique security challenges presented by mobile devices and IoT, and how to implement security measures to protect these devices and systems.
  9. Advanced threat detection and prevention: Students will learn how to detect and prevent advanced persistent threats (APTs) and other sophisticated cyberattacks, as well as how to use threat intelligence and threat hunting techniques.
  10. Real-world experience through a capstone project: Students will apply their learning to a practical scenario through a capstone project, demonstrating their ability to work independently and solve complex problems.

Common Job Titles
Junior Ethical Hacker
Cyber Security Specialist
Junior SOC Consultant

Highly Rated

⭐ 4.6/5 High demand

80 Hrs

Under 20 hours of study a week

career process

Advance Level

Requires basic knowledge of InfoSec

Learn Anywhere

On Campus. On Premise. Online.

Program Curriculum

Week 1: Introduction to Cybersecurity

  • Overview of cybersecurity concepts and terminology
  • Types of cyberattacks and their impact
  • Common cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities


Week 2: Network Security Fundamentals

  • Understanding network architecture and protocols
  • Network security controls and measures
  • Firewall technologies and configuration


Week 3: Cryptography and Encryption

  • Cryptography basics and history
  • Encryption techniques and algorithms
  • Public key infrastructure (PKI) and digital certificates


Week 4: Risk Management and Compliance

  • Risk assessment and management methodologies
  • Compliance frameworks and regulations (e.g., HIPAA, PCI, GDPR)
  • Implementing security policies and procedures

Week 5: Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessment

  • Penetration testing methodologies and tools
  • Vulnerability scanning and assessment techniques
  • Reporting and remediation of security issues


Week 6: Cyber Incident Response

  • Incident response planning and preparation
  • Incident handling and escalation procedures
  • Forensic analysis and evidence collection


Week 7: Identity and Access Management

  • Authentication and authorization methods
  • Identity management technologies (e.g., LDAP, SSO)
  • Access control models and strategies


Week 8: Malware Analysis and Detection

  • Malware types and characteristics
  • Malware detection and analysis techniques
  • Anti-malware software and prevention measures

Week 9: Cloud Security

  • Cloud computing and service models
  • Cloud security challenges and risks
  • Cloud security controls and best practices


Week 10: Web Application Security

  • Web application architecture and vulnerabilities
  • Web application security testing tools and techniques
  • Secure coding and best practices


Week 11: Mobile Security

  • Mobile device security and threats
  • Mobile application security testing
  • Mobile device management (MDM) and BYOD policies


Week 12: Social Engineering and Phishing

  • Social engineering tactics and techniques
  • Phishing scams and detection methods
  • Awareness training and education

Week 13: IoT Security

  • IoT architecture and security challenges
  • IoT threat landscape and attack vectors
  • IoT security controls and best practices


Week 14: Advanced Threats and APTs

  • Advanced persistent threats (APTs) and tactics
  • Detection and prevention of advanced threats
  • Threat intelligence and threat hunting


Week 15: Compliance Auditing and Reporting

  • Compliance auditing and assessment
  • Regulatory reporting requirements and procedures
  • Continuous monitoring and risk management


Week 16: Project

  • Apply the knowledge and skills learned in the previous weeks to design and implement a security solution for a specific scenario or case study
  • Presentation and evaluation of the project

Join The League Of Cyber Security Experts

Get ahead in the fast-evolving field of cybersecurity with our comprehensive Information Security Specialist Training. Gain hands-on experience with cutting-edge security tools and technologies, and develop the skills and expertise to proactively identify and mitigate security threats. Enroll now and take your career in information security to the next level!