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Cyber Security Specialist

Be job-ready in this Cyber Security Specialist Bootcamp Program delivered by Simplilearn, designed to equip you with the skills needed to become an expert in this rapidly growing domain.

You will learn comprehensive approaches to IT networks and build theoretical and practical knowledge in infrastructure protection, including securing data and information, running risk analysis and mitigation, architecting cloud-based security and more. 
 

85% report career benefits including promotion or a new job

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Delivery Mode
This Bootcamp Program includes live virtual classes + self paced learning
Real World Cyber Security Training
Cyber security training aligned with industry standards so you can gain actionable expertise on your job
Learn From The Best
Gain tremendous knowledge explained in live interactive online classes delivered by top industry experts in the cyber security field
Exam Voucher Included
Certification exam voucher available to students to sit the globally recognised Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) exam

Course Summary

Duration
5-7 months
Access For
12 months
Structure
4 courses
Pricing
$3,690 incl. GST
Flexible
12 month payment plans

Be a cyber security expert by deep diving into the foundations of cyber security over 4 courses.

This Cyber Security Specialist Bootcamp will provide you with all the required skills and knowledge needed to become a proficient cyber security specialist. This program provides the foundation for advanced-level cyber security skills through industry-leading certification courses, setting you up to be job ready in the cyber security field.

What you will learn

By the end of the Cyber Security Specialist Bootcamp, you will accomplish the following:

  • Learn how to execute many functions such as installing, configuring, and deploying public key infrastructure and network components
  • Gain expertise about advanced hacking concepts to manage information security
  • Design security frameworks and architectures for a secure IT operation
  • Create cloud data storage security strategies and architectures, and utilise them to analyze risks
  • Protect data movement, perform disaster recovery, manage client databases and access CSP security
  • Implement technical strategies, techniques, and tools to secure data and information for your organisation
  • Adhere to ethical security standards for risk mitigation and analysis
  • Understand security in cloud computing architecture in-depth
  • Comprehend privacy issues, legal requirements, and audit process methodologies within a cloud environment
  • Focus on IT compliance and the integrity of enterprise systems to establish secure enterprise IT framework
  • Master network packet analysis and system penetration techniques, preparing you for the globally recognised Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) exam (exam voucher included). 

Course Structure

Our Cyber Security Specialist Bootcamp is a highly comprehensive and extensive course that upon completion, showcases your rich understanding and industry-related training in the cyber security domain.

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 program begins with introductory-level cybersecurity concept and skills training then progresses to advanced cyber security technologies including reverse engineering, penetration testing techniques, ethical hacking concepts, footprinting, cloud computing and much more. The course content details for this 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.

    -Lesson 1: Course Introduction
    -Lesson 2: Cybersecurity Fundamentals
    -Lesson 3: Enterprise Architecture and Components
    -Lesson 4: Information System Governance and Risk Assessment
    -Lesson 5: Incident Management

    Course delivery format: online learning only

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

    You will be introduced to CompTIA Security+ which is a highly recognised and trusted certification body providing vendor-neutral professional IT certifications across the globe.
    This training will prepare you for the best practices in IT and covers the essential principles of network security and risk management. You will also go through the CompTIA Security + certification training, giving you the essential skills for spotting and mitigating risks to troubleshooting security incidents.

    -Lesson 1: Course Introduction
    -Lesson 2: Attacks, Threats and Vulnerabilities 
    -Lesson 3: Architecture and Design
    -Lesson 4: Implementation
    -Lesson 5: Operations and Incident Response
    -Lesson 6: Governance Risk and Compliance

    Course delivery format: online learning + live virtual classes

  • Course 3 - CEH (v11) - Certified Ethical Hacker Version 11 

    Get ready to pass the globally recognised Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) exam in this course. An exam voucher included in this course with in-depth training to master advanced network analysis and system penetration. Simplilearn's Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH) certification training course is aligned with the latest version of CEH (v11) by the EC-Council. You will learn pratical step-by-step methodologies that hackers actually use such as writing virus codes, and reverse engineering, so you can better protect corporate infrastructure from data breaches. Master advanced network packet analysis and system penetration testing techniques to build your network security skill-set and prevent hackers from breaching the system.
    Upon completion of this course, you will be set up to ace the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) exam, showcasing your strong understanding of cyber and network security systems which employers look for in the working industry.

    -Module 1: Introduction to Ethical Hacking
    -Module 2: Footprinting and Reconnaissance
    -Module 3: Scanning Networks 
    -Module 4: Enumeration 
    -Module 5: Vulnerability Analysis
    -Module 6: System Hacking
    -Module 7: Malware Threats
    -Module 8: Sniffing
    -Module 9: Social Engineering
    -Module 10: Denial of Service
    -Module 11: Session Hijacking
    -Module 12: Evading IDS, Firewalls and Honeypots
    -Module 13: Hacking Web Servers
    -Module 14: Hacking Web Applications
    -Module 15: SQL Injection 
    -Module 16: Hacking Wireless Networks
    -Module 17: Hacking Mobile Platforms 
    -Module 18: IoT Hacking
    -Module 19: Cloud Computing
    -Module 20: Cryptography 

    Course delivery format: online learning + live virtual classes

    Course 4 - CISSP Training  

    The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification is considered the gold standard in the field of information security. It's what employers look for when hiring IT security professionals who need to be able to assess risk, design and implement effective controls, and manage all aspects of an organisation's IT security program. Aligned with the International Information Security System Certification Consortium (ISC)² framework requirements, this course will train you to become an information assurance professional who defines all aspects of IT security, including architecture, design, management, and controls.

    As most IT security positions require a CISSP certification, you can stand out with this CISSP training course.

    -Lesson 1: Course Introduction
    -Lesson 2: Domain One - Security and Risk Management
    -Lesson 3: Domain Two - Asset Security
    -Lesson 4: Domain Three - Security Architecture and Engineering
    -Lesson 5: Domain Four - Communication and Network Security
    -Lesson 6: Spotlight Video One 
    -Lesson 7: Domain Five - Identity and Access Management (IAM)
    -Lesson 8: Domain Six - Security Assessment and Testing
    -Lesson 9: Domain Seven - Security Operations
    -Lesson 10: Domain Eight - Software Development Security
    -Lesson 11: Spotlight Video Two

    Course delivery format: online learning + live virtual classes

Completion Certificate

You will gain individual certificates after completing each course

Optional electives

Optional electives are available as part of this Cyber Security Specialist course.
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 - Certified Cloud Security Professional
  • Elective 2 - CompTIA Network +
  • Elective 3 - Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Training

Who is this course for?

Professionals wishing to succeed in this Cyber Security Specialist Bootcamp course should have:

  • Prior knowledge of any programming language is recommended but not mandatory
  • Learners need to possess an undergraduate degree or a high school diploma in any discipline, as may be prevalent and accepted in their respective country of residence and/or work

This Cyber Security Specialist Bootcamp is suitable for both newcomers and experienced professionals.

Aspiring professionals of any educational background looking to start their career in Cyber Security include:

  • Various levels of 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

Payment Options

Option 1 - Pay upfront and save today

$3,690 incl. GST - Save $810 when you pay upfront
RRP $4500

When you pay upfront with any Upskilled delivered by Simplilearn courses you gain the confidence and security of being able to start learning straight away - save $810 when you pay upfront.

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.

With our convenient and affordable payment plans, you can split the RRP course price over 12 months and pay equal monthly payments as low as $375 per month.

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.

Salary
$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.

Salary
$120k AUD
Information Technology
Security Architect

Security architects are management-level IT professionals overseeing the security network of an organisation. Using their network system and architectural framework knowledge, they specialise in predicting potential threats to prevent security breaches. 

Salary
$150k AUD
Information Technology

Cyber Security Specialist 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 specialist 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 Specialist certification on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook. Add it to your CV to stand out and showcase to your employers.

85% of Simplilearn students report career benefits such as landing the next promotion or getting a new job

5 star

Great support from the get go. Professional staff that were happy to assist and guided me through the administration process with ease. Look forward to all that lies ahead!

Mohamed Yaseen Ismail

5 star

I loved studying with Upskilled. It was a great learning experience with the platform easy to navigate around & plenty of support available from the trainers & resources they provided.

Caitlin

FAQ's to help you

  • 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 Specialist 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 Specialist Bootcamp students?

    The Cyber Security Specialist 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 Specialist 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 $4099 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 Specialist?

    One of the most common and distinguished ways to enter the world of IT as a Cyber Security Specialist 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 specialist.

  • 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.

  • Get a free consultation & kickstart your career

    We're always here to help you succeed. Get a free education consultation with one of our Upskilled Education Consultants about this course or simply find out what's best for you.

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