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Cyber Security Professional

Break into the world of cyber security with this Cyber Security Professional Online Bootcamp Program delivered by Simplilearn. 

As part of the Online Bootcamp Program, you'll learn advanced-level, industry-focused subjects and learn by doing—practicing real-world tasks that imitates environments and projects that you'll perform in the real-world environment. 


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This Online Bootcamp Program includes live virtual classes + self-paced learning
Real World Cyber Security Training
Cyber security training aligned with industry standards so you can be prepared for your next job
Learn From The Best
Learn valuable concepts explained in live interactive online classes delivered by top industry experts in the cyber security field
Become Job Ready
This course gets you ready for the industry recognised CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) certification exam

Course Summary

3-5 months
Access For
12 months
2 courses
$1,455 incl GST
Flexible payment plans
Master the fundamentals of cyber security and develop valuable skills to become a proficient cyber security professional in this 3-course program. This Online Bootcamp provides the foundation for advanced-level cyber security skills through certification courses, setting you up to be job ready in the field.

What you will learn

By the end of this Cyber Security Professional Online Bootcamp, you will accomplish the following:
  • Understand and become familiar with the cyber security field
  • Gain deep knowledge in cyber threats, vulnerabilities, and risks
  • Be well versed in different types of security methods and network security controls 
  • Monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT.
  • Gain strong experience in security governance and risk management
  • Perform business impact analysis, and carry out disaster recovery testing
  • Operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance
  • Develop and manage an information security program
  • Master baseline cybersecurity skills such as risk management and network security, preparing you to ace the industry recognised CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) exam

Course Structure

Our Cyber Security Professional Online Bootcamp Program gives you an intensive, hands-on experience in the cyber security field. You'll start with introductory-level concepts and then move on to more advanced topics, such as network security, risk management, risk mitigation and troubleshooting security incidents.

The applied knowledge and hands-on skills you will gain come from working on various simulations, real-world projects and case studies throughout this course.

The course content details for the Online Bootcamp Program are summarised below.
  • Course 1 - Introduction to Cyber Security

    In this introductory course to cyber security, you will learn about the cyber security landscape and be provided with the tools to evaluate and manage security protocols in information processing systems.

  • Course 2 - CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601)

    Master the best practices in IT and get prepared to ace the industry recognised CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) certification exam. (Voucher not included ).

    You will learn the essential principles of network security and risk management, work with cryptographic use cases and implementing secure network designs.
    Master risk management processes and operational security practices to secure your organisations' network infrastructure systems, software and hardware.

    Upon completion of this course, you will be set up to ace the CompTIA Security+ exam, validating your baseline skills to perform core necessary security functions which employers look for in the IT industry.

    Course Curriculum

    Lesson 1 - Course Introduction 
    Learn about networking, firewalls, LAN security, IDS,
    NAC, IPSec

    Lesson 2 - Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities
    Understand the principles of security, risk management, data
    classification, disaster recovery, and forensics

    Lesson 3 - Architecture and Design
    Comprehend cyber attacks, DNS security, social engineering
    fundamentals, buffer overflows, security testing tools usage, honeypots,
    vulnerability and pen testing

    Lesson 4 - Implementation
    Learn how to handle bugs, secure storage platforms and the power
    grid, how to hack IOT

    Lesson 5 - Operations and Incident Response
    Get familiar with access controls, Kerberos, identity federation, and id

    Lesson 6 - Governance Risk and Compliance
    Encryption, advanced cryptography, crypto algorithm, PKI, etc are
    covered in this lesson

Completion Certificate

You will gain individual certificates after completing each course

Optional electives

Elective courses are available as part of this Cyber Security Professional Online Bootcamp Program. These are not mandatory to complete, but are available as additional courses to study if you are interested in expanding your knowledge and further implementing your skills.
  • Elective 1 - CompTIA Network+ 

Who is this course for?

Professionals wishing to succeed in this Cyber Security Professional Bootcamp course should:
- hold an undergraduate degree or high school diploma

This Cyber Security Professional Bootcamp is suitable for both newcomers and experienced professionals.
This Bootcamp Program caters to: 
  • System administrators
  • Network administrators
  • Security administrators
  • IT auditors/Penetration Tester
  • Network Consultant 
  • Security systems engineers
  • Security Consultant 
  • IT Security Engineer
  • Security Architect

Payment Options

Option 1 - Pay upfront and save today

Discounted Upfront Price: $1,455 incl. GST
Save $495 when you pay upfront

RRP: $1,950 incl. GST

Option 2 - Upskilled Payment Plans

For Upskilled courses delivered by Simplilearn - we can arrange for you an interest-free, flexible and easy to manage monthly payment plan.

Speak to our Education Consultants to know more about our Flexible Payment Plans.
Call 1300 009 924 to find out more. Terms & Conditions Apply.

Career outcomes

Cyber Security Analyst
A cyber security analyst is an IT specialist in the security deparment working to understand how to protect an organisations network from cybercriminals, explore and implement solutions to protect an organisations' valuable digital information and data.
$120k AUD
Information Technology
IT Security Specialist
IT security specialist focuses on protecting the organisations data. They specialise in designing and maintaining safe electronic databases for security breaches, and creating action plans for improvements.
$120k AUD
Information Technology
Cyber Security Engineer
Cyber security engineers identify threats and vulnerabilities in systems and software, then develop technology based solutions to help defend against insider threats and cybercrime in an organisation.
Information Technology

Cyber Security Professional course advisor

Cyber Security Certified Trainers
Our trainers are industry experts with at least 15 years of experience in their fields. We have a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us.

Show off your achievements

Earn your Cyber Security Specialist Bootcamp Certification

Digital certificates are the new way for Upskilled and Simplilearn graduates to offer proof of their hard earned knowledge or skill set.

You will receive individual certificates after each short course. Additionally, upon completion of the entire bootcamp, you will earn a certificate demonstrating your competence and expertise as a cyber security  professional.

Differentiate Yourself

Set yourself apart from the competition with the Cyber Security Specialist certificate. This is your ticket to get your foot through the door and proof that you have applied knowledge and skills to real-world projects making you job ready as a full-fledged cyber security expert.

Share your achievement

You worked for it, you earned it! Share your achievement loud and proud! Talk about your Cyber Security Professional certification on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook. Add it to your CV to stand out and showcase to your employers.


What is the difference between an Online Bootcamp and Short Course?

An Online Bootcamp Program is an intensive and accelerated learning program made up of a collection of self-paced eLearning components and live online classes that students are required to attend.
The Online Bootcamp Program curriculum contain a combination of specifically chosen courses and career-critical skills that are aligned to a job role.

A Short Course on the other hand are shorter courses that is designed to target developing a specific skillset or topic. They generally are much quicker to complete than Bootcamp Programs.


Are there short cyber security courses online?

There are countless options available online in short cyber security courses. Sometimes it can be overwhelming to pick out the best option. Finding the right cybers security course for you is not only important but will set you up for success in your career as a cyber security specialist. It is best to take into consideration the below factors when choosing the best course for you:

  • Quality of education
  • Content material
  • Credibility of courses
  • Funding options


Is cyber security a high-stress job?

The cyber security profession is one of the most in-demand job roles in IT. Given the high level of responsibility, cyber security specialists often face high stress and pressure in demanding work hours. However, keep in mind that not all cybersecurity jobs are stressful and demanding on the same level. Your job experience may differ depending on your specific role in the cyber security team.

With that being said, a cyber security profession is filled with tremendous benefits and you'll constantly work in diversfied environments, being challenged to learn new emerging technologies, filled with huge career growth opportunities. If you constantly love challenges and want to be part of an ever-evolving cyber security landscape, then while a role in cyber security may seem constantly challenging, it can equally be extremely rewarding and exciting.


What are some of the highest-paying cyber security jobs?

The top highest paying cyber security jobs are:

  • Information Security Analyst
  • Cloud Consultant
  • Security Engineer
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Risk Manager
  • Software Architect


Is cyber security a competitive field?

In recent years, we have seen explosive growth in the cyber security industry as organisations shift to a more digitised landscape. Hence, there is a growing demand for proficient cyber security experts to protect systems and defend against cyber attackers

With a fast-growing number of job opportunities, dynamic work life, and high pay, the cyber security field can be competitive. If you're looking to enter the cyber security field, you can kickstart your career through certified online short courses. This provides you with a competitive edge as engaging in practical online courses is a way to validate your skillsets and demonstrates to employers your expertise in your field.


What is a cyber security specialist?

A cyber security specialist is an IT professional specialising in the overall digital protection, maintenance and prevention of cyber-attacks on an organisations' network system and information data. Using their highly technical knowledge in network systems and security infrastructure, they create and implement security plans across computer and software systems. They ensure systems are safely optimised and operate as they should to protect valuable business information and data.


How is the Cyber Security Bootcamp relevant today?

Business information and data is a valuable resource that organisations constantly protect. Any business without adequate security in their network, technologies or database will be at risk of attack, negatively affecting businesses and hence can cause the business to fail. Thus, running an effective security program is crucial in an organisation to protect it's resources.

These security programs are generally designed, implemented and maintained by Cyber Security Specialists, using technical strategies, tools and techniques to secure an organisation's data and information.

Employers and organisations are constantly on the look out for proficient and well experienced professionals in cyber security to assist in establishing secure enterprise IT framework and infrastructure through industry standard IT compliance.

As a professionals who hold a certification in cyber security, this validates your practical skills and demonstrates you are an expert in your field. Holding a certificate gives you a competitive edge and showcase to employers that you are job ready and have what they are looking for.


Will I earn a certificate?

Yes, upon completing the course program and projects, you will gain a Cyber Security Professional Bootcamp certification as a demonstration of your applied practical skills and expertise, which you can showcase in your CV.


What are the professional backgrounds of Cyber Security Professional Bootcamp students?

The Cyber Security Professional Bootcamp course is designed for both entry-level individuals and experienced professionals looking to enter the world of cyber security. You'll find students from various backgrounds such as:

  • IT auditor/penetration tester
  • Security consultants/managers
  • IT directors/managers/consultants
  • Security auditors/architects
  • Security systems engineers
  • Chief information security officers (CISOs)
  • Chief compliance/privacy/risk officers
  • Network specialists, analysts, managers, architects, consultants or administrators
  • Technical support engineers
  • Systems analysts or administrators


How do I enrol in the Cyber Security Professional Bootcamp?

To enrol in the online Cyber Security Specialist Bootcamp course, you'll need to first submit an enquiry form via our website. You'll need to provide the following details:

  • Your Name
  • Best Phone Number
  • Email Address

Once you've submitted your online form, one of our education consultants will be in touch within 48 hours.

During the consultation, you'll be able to ask questions regarding payment options, learning content and what career outcomes you can pursue if you complete your studies.


What jobs roles can I work as upon completing the Bootcamp Program?

There are various career roles a cyber security specialist student can work in upon completion of the bootcamp. Some examples of career roles include: Cyber Security Analyst, IT Security Specialist, Security Architect, Information Security Analyst or Software Security Engineer.


What payment options are available?

Enrol immediately and pay full price upfront at $1950 or pay in split payments. Find out more about other flexible payment plans and get in touch with one of our Education Consultants today


How do I become a Cyber Security Professional?

One of the most common and distinguished ways to enter the world of IT as a Cyber Security Professional is through immersive learning programs such as bootcamps.

The Cyber Security Bootcamp co-designed with industry experts provides you with an in-depth understanding of best practices, development, testing and prevention strategies in protecting digital information and network infrastructure.

Delivered through a unique immersive environment, this cyber security certificate online course will set you up to be a full-fledged expert in your career.

Upon completion you will earn an industry-recognised certificate that will strongly demonstrate your applicable skills and on-the-job expertise as a Cyber Security Professional. 


Are cyber security courses difficult?

With multiple upskilling short courses online, an online cyber security course can be overwhelming if you are not prepared for it. To manage the difficulty, prepare yourself with the necessary concepts, principles and concepts of cyber security so you can set yourself up to succeed in the cyber security course.


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