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Cyber Security
Impact Bootcamp


"Zero to Hero" in Cybersecurity




*Please note that this course is not accredited or recognised by the Australian Qualifications Framework. However, it is a industry recognised course.

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Online and Self-Paced
Next Intake - July 2024
Powered by ThriveDX
Up to 6 Months
12 Units
Mentor Support Available

Course Summary

Duration
Up to 6 Months
Units
12 Units

Transform your career with the Cyber Security Impact Bootcamp from Upskilled and ThriveDX. This program, designed for beginners, prepares you for entry-level cybersecurity jobs with hands-on experience, best-in-class content, and flexible learning formats. Gain the technical and practical skills needed to excel in the cybersecurity field.

Enrol in our Cyber Security Impact Bootcamp to gain a thorough understanding of cybersecurity, from the basics to advanced topics. This accelerated training program, delivered by ThriveDX, uses military training methodologies and hands-on learning aligned with the NICE-NIST 800-181 framework. You'll learn through a mix of demos, real-world examples, and interactive exercises, preparing you for a successful career in cybersecurity.

What you can expect

  • Experience the future of cybersecurity education with our skills-based learning platform:

    • Emphasis on hands-on, real-world experience
    • Interactive and engaging lessons
    • Comprehensive support services
  • Gain practical skills using popular industry tools:

    • Wireshark
    • Splunk
    • Kali Linux
    • Packet Tracer
    • Snort IDS
    • Linux
    • Python
  • Stay ahead with exposure to emerging technologies:

    • Learn the latest advancements in cybersecurity
    • Prepare for future industry trends
  • What's in a lab:

    • Each lab begins with detailed information for learners:
      • Lab’s difficulty
      • Length
      • Tools used
      • Future use cases
    • Each lab also includes:
      • Lab information instructions
      • Pre-configured Virtual Machine in the cloud
      • Quiz
      • Teacher guide and solution

Who is this course for?

  • Individuals with little or no IT background looking to start a career in cybersecurity
  • Aspiring cybersecurity professionals
  • Those seeking comprehensive, hands-on training in cybersecurity
  • Anyone interested in gaining practical cybersecurity skills

What jobs will this course lead to?

Graduates of the Cyber Security Impact Bootcamp will be well-prepared for entry-level positions in the cybersecurity field. The comprehensive training and hands-on experience gained through this program equip participants with the necessary skills to excel in various cybersecurity roles. Career opportunities for bootcamp graduates include:

  • Cyber Security Analyst: Responds to cyber incidents and monitors systems for security breaches.
  • Information Security Analyst: Protects an organization's computer systems and networks by implementing and monitoring security measures.
  • Security Operations Centre (SOC) Analyst: Monitors and responds to security events and incidents within a SOC environment.
  • IT Security Consultant: Advises organizations on best practices for protecting information and systems.
  • Vulnerability Analyst: Identifies and assesses vulnerabilities in an organization's systems and networks.
  • Risk Analyst: Evaluates and manages the risks associated with cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Compliance Analyst: Ensures that an organization's security policies and procedures comply with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Junior Penetration Tester: Assists in conducting security assessments and penetration tests to identify potential security weaknesses.
  • Forensic Cyber Investigator: Conducts digital forensic investigations to uncover cyber threats and breaches.
  • Network Operations Specialist: Manages and supports cybersecurity infrastructure and network operations.
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support Specialist: Provides technical support and ensures the security of cyber defense infrastructure.
  • Cyber Defense Incident Responder: Handles and mitigates cybersecurity incidents, developing response strategies and plans.

With the knowledge and skills acquired in this bootcamp, graduates can confidently enter the cybersecurity job market and contribute to safeguarding organizations against cyber threats.

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About ThriveDX & Bootcamp Highlights


ThriveDX is a leading global provider of cybersecurity training programs, renowned for its innovative approach to education and hands-on learning methodologies. With a mission to bridge the cybersecurity skills gap, ThriveDX partners with Upskilled to deliver the Cyber Security Impact Bootcamp, combining Upskilled's educational excellence with ThriveDX's cutting-edge training techniques. This collaboration ensures participants receive world-class instruction and practical experience, preparing them for successful careers in cybersecurity.

Course Detail

The Cyber Security Impact Bootcamp: “Zero to Hero” in Cybersecurity is an intensive training program designed to prepare individuals for entry-level jobs in cybersecurity. This program is delivered by ThriveDX and offers flexible learning formats, including full-time, part-time, and hybrid options. Participants will gain access to a training platform with over 300 virtual labs and 1000+ hours of quality content, along with hands-on experience in real-world simulation practices.

Course Structure:

  1. Prework: Self-paced module to bring everyone to the same level of technical expertise.
  2. Foundational Modules: Covers the foundations of cybersecurity, including network administration and cybersecurity fundamentals.
  3. Midterm: Assessment to evaluate the knowledge gained in the foundational modules.
  4. Advanced Modules: Covers advanced topics such as forensics, malware analysis, ethical hacking, and incident response.
  5. Final Assessment: Includes final scenarios and a comprehensive exam covering all content learned throughout the bootcamp.

Course Structure

This course will provide in-depth coverage of the following topics:
  • Prework:
    Before the bootcamp starts, learners complete a self-paced Prework module to ensure everyone is on the same technical level. This module covers computer fundamentals, operating systems, networks, the OSI model, and the basics of cybersecurity, using tools like Wireshark and Putty.
  • Bootcamp Introduction:
    This module provides an overview of the bootcamp structure and the cybersecurity industry. It includes career paths and a review of the Prework content to prepare learners for the course.
  • Network Administration:
    Learners dive into designing, configuring, and troubleshooting networks. Topics include network configuration, segmentations, VLANs, subnetting, and the use of network devices. Tools used include Cisco Packet Tracer, Nmap, and Windows PowerShell.
  • Cybersecurity Fundamentals:
    This module covers the basics of cybersecurity, including common vulnerabilities, risks, threats, types of malware, and famous cyber incidents. Learners will understand how organizations apply cybersecurity principles and frameworks.
  • Network and Application Security:
    This module teaches network and application security defense methodologies, including security architecture, tools (firewalls, antivirus, IDS/IPS), cryptography, and access control methods. Tools used include Kali Linux, Splunk, and Snort IDS.
  • Incident Handling:
    Learners will explore common cybersecurity attack types and practice detection and analysis of incidents. Topics include web, domain, and malware attacks, with hands-on experience using tools like Splunk and VirusTotal.
  • Forensics:
    This module covers digital forensic processes for analyzing threats in digital devices. Topics include memory forensics, data recovery, network forensics, and anti-forensics. Tools used include Volatility Framework, FTK Imager, and Wireshark.
  • Malware Analysis:
    Learners will analyze malicious software using methods like reverse engineering and binary analysis. Topics include dynamic malware analysis and containment. Tools used include Sysinternals, Procexp, and Wireshark.
  • Ethical Hacking and Incident Response:
    This module covers ethical hacking and penetration testing frameworks, network and web application hacking, and incident response methodologies. Tools used include Metasploit, SQLMap, and Burp Suite.
  • Secure Design Principles:
    Learners will explore trend analysis, cybersecurity design best practices, and threat mitigation. Topics include artificial intelligence in cybersecurity and zero-trust policy.
  • Risk Management:
    This module teaches risk management methodologies and processes, including evaluating and monitoring risks. Topics include risk management policies and security models. Tools used include ThriveDX Security Awareness Training.
  • Threat Intelligence:
    Learners will gather intelligence about potential threats using methods like Google hacking and dark web investigation. Tools used include Elasticsearch, Kibana, and Tor Browser.
  • Final Scenarios:
    The final module includes real-life cybersecurity scenarios and a final exam. Learners will present group projects and dive into the day-to-day work of cybersecurity roles modeled on the NIST framework.
  • Optional: CompTIA® Security+ Certification Exam Prep Course:
    An 8-week elective course preparing learners for the CompTIA® Security+ certification exam. This course is flexible and can be completed asynchronously.
Completion

Entry requirements

Start date

There are no strict prerequisites for enrolling in the Cyber Security Impact Bootcamp. However, to maximise the benefits of the training, it is ideal for participants to:

  • Have basic proficiency in English
  • Be committed to completing the intensive training program
  • Have access to a computer or device with internet connectivity for virtual classroom participation

Payment Options

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Save over 20% when you pay upfront

Discounted Upfront Price: $3,600
 

Spread the cost - Payment Plans

Payment Plans Available - $98 per week* (paid fortnightly or monthly)
Speak to our Education Consultants to know more about our Flexible Payment Plans.
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RRP $4,600

Career outcomes

Students who successfully complete this qualification may be able to pursue a rewarding career in Cybersecurity.
Industry Insights
  • Employed: There are currently approximately 29,100 professionals working in cybersecurity roles, reflecting the growing importance and demand for cybersecurity expertise in Australia.
  • Weekly Earnings: Professionals in cybersecurity earn an average weekly income of around $1,920, providing financial stability and highlighting the value of cybersecurity skills in the job market.
  • Full-Time Share: About 91% of cybersecurity professionals work on a full-time basis, indicating the industry's commitment to sustained and robust contributions from its workforce.
  • Female Share: The cybersecurity sector has a lower representation of women, with females making up only 21% of the workforce. This underscores the need for greater gender diversity within the field.
  • Average Age: The average age of professionals in the cybersecurity industry is 40 years, showcasing a diverse age range and the maturity of the workforce in handling complex cybersecurity challenges.


These insights highlight the robust demand and lucrative opportunities in the cybersecurity field in Australia, making it an attractive career path for those with the necessary skills and qualifications. For more detailed information, you can visit Labour Market Insights.

FAQs

What is the Cyber Security Impact Bootcamp, and who is it for?

The Cyber Security Impact Bootcamp is an intensive training program designed for beginners looking to start a career in cybersecurity. It is suitable for individuals with little or no IT background, aspiring cybersecurity professionals, and anyone interested in gaining practical cybersecurity skills.

 

What can I expect from the Cyber Security Impact Bootcamp?

You can expect hands-on, real-world experience through interactive lessons and comprehensive support services. The course includes practical training using industry tools like Wireshark, Splunk, Kali Linux, and more. Additionally, you will learn about the latest advancements in cybersecurity and be prepared for future industry trends.

 

How is the Cyber Security Impact Bootcamp structured?

The bootcamp is divided into several modules, starting with a self-paced prework module to ensure all participants are on the same technical level. It covers foundational topics, advanced modules, and final assessments, with over 300 virtual labs and 1000+ hours of quality content. The program uses military training methodologies and hands-on learning aligned with the NICE-NIST 800-181 framework.

 

What are the entry requirements for the Cyber Security Impact Bootcamp?

There are no strict prerequisites, but it is ideal for participants to have basic proficiency in English, a commitment to completing the intensive training program, and access to a computer or device with internet connectivity for virtual classroom participation.

 

How do I enrol in the Cyber Security Impact Bootcamp?

To enrol, you can visit our website and fill the enquiry form to start the registration process. Alternatively, you can speak to one of our Education Consultants by calling 1300 009 924 for more information on enrolment and payment plans.

 

What career opportunities can I pursue after completing the Cyber Security Impact Bootcamp?

Graduates will be well-prepared for entry-level positions in the cybersecurity field, including roles such as Cyber Defense Analyst, Forensic Cyber Investigator, Network Operations Specialist, Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support Specialist, Cyber Defense Incident Responder, Information Security Analyst, and more.

 

What support services are available during the bootcamp?

The bootcamp provides comprehensive support services, including access to a pre-configured Virtual Machine in the cloud, quizzes, teacher guides, solutions for each lab, and a dedicated support team to assist with any questions or issues that may arise during your learning journey.

 

How does the Upskilled Tech Job Portal benefit me as a student?

As part of our commitment to your success, all Upskilled students gain free access to the exclusive Technology Job Portal. This innovative platform connects you directly with leading employers looking for the talent and expertise you're developing, providing a valuable stepping stone into your cybersecurity career.

 

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