Course Curriculum

According to an article from Forbes magazine, global spending on cyber security products and services will exceed $1 trillion by 2021.  It is also predicted that the tremendous demand for cyber security experts by companies and governments around the world will continue to rise. 

With promising forecast like these, it is no wonder that a lot of people are considering a career in the booming cyber security industry.  However becoming a cyber security expert can be tricky and is filled with many questions.  What skills do I need? What kinds of jobs can I apply for? What kinds of certifications do I need to possess?

This short course is designed to answer questions like these and help you design your path towards becoming a cyber security professional. In this course, you will learn the following:

  • The different kinds of jobs and roles you can apply for in the cyber security industry

  • The skills needed to become a true a cyber security expert

  • The certifications you need to apply for the different kinds of roles in cyber security

**A course for both students and working professionals**

This course is perfect for students who preparing to go to college or the university in pursuit of a cyber security career. It is also designed to help current working professionals who are looking for a career change and have an interest in pursuing a new career in cyber security.

You will learn about the different roles and jobs available in the cyber security industry. You will be introduced to the various types of certifications and you will be able to identify which ones are suitable for your career path.

By the end of this course, not only would you have a proper understanding of the kinds of jobs available in the industry but you will also be able to forge a plan that will see you become a successful cyber security professional.

Course curriculum

  • 01


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    • Welcome to the cyber security career guide
    • 4 Facts about a Career in Cyber Security
    • Do I need a College Degree
    • Skills Needed
  • 02

    The Major Careers in Cyber Security

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    • Job Roles Section Preview
    • Security Analyst Role
    • Security Architect
    • Penetration Tester
    • Computer Forensics Analyst
    • Cyber Security Manager
  • 03

    The Major Cyber Security Certifications

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    • Certifications Section Preview
    • Comptia
    • EC-Council
    • CISCO
    • GIAC
    • ISACA
    • ISC(2)
    • McAfee Institute
  • 04

    The Different Career Paths

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    • Career Path Student
    • Carrer Change
  • 05

    Internships & Jobs - How to Get Experience

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    • How to get Cybersecurity Experience with no Job
    • Best Websites to Search for Cybersecurity Jobs
    • LinkedIn Cybersecurity Groups
    • Introduction to Cybrary
    • Introduction to Cybersecurity Ventures
  • 06


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    • Top Cybersecurity Events
    • Recommended Movies and TV Shows
    • The Best Websites and Blogs to Follow
    • Conclusion

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