Cyber Security

Fully-funded digital skills

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Cyber Security

Fully-funded digital skills

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Equip yourself with the necessary tools for a career in Cyber Security with our comprehensive course. Designed to cover all bases, this course offers flexible online learning for absolutely free. Throughout the program, you’ll delve into Linux, an adaptable open-source operating system widely used in cyber security and expand your cyber security knowledge. Gain a deeper understanding of current information and system security practices, essential for defending against cyber threats. With industries worldwide embracing open-source technologies, Linux skills are in high demand. Elevate your expertise and bolster your cyber security defences with our Cyber Security course. Enrol now and embark on a path to safeguarding digital systems effectively. 

Whether you’re starting your career in open source or looking for professional development, independently verifying your skill set can help you stand out to hiring managers or your management team. Netcom Training’s Cyber Security Linux course is here to solidify your cyber knowledge and help you feel well-prepared for your future career aspirations and goals.

Key Skills You’ll Gain

  • Full capability of using open-source Linux OS
  • An understanding of the technologies, products, and procedures cyber security professionals use to combat cybercrime
  • Identifying characteristics, tactics, techniques cybercriminals use
  • Managing business continuity for cloud computing
  • Cloud security risk infrastructure and risk management
  • Expert industry advice from your tutors


Career Opportunities

Upon completion of the course, you’ll have gained the essential skills and up-to-date knowledge needed to transition into roles such as:

  • Junior Security Analyst
  • Junior Cyber Security Analyst
  • Junior Penetration Tester


Cyber Security Fundamentals

12 Weeks
Available in Greater London, West Midlands, Cambridge and Peterborough
Linux Essentials

Linux is fundamental to all cyber security systems, therefore a strong grasp of Linux Essentials is vital for a future in the sector. The first part of your course is here to provide that strong grasp, helping you understand:

  •   The Linux community and a career in Open Source
  •   Finding your way on a Linux system
  •   The power of the command line
  •   The Linux operating system
  •   Security and file permission
Cyber Essentials

Interested in pursuing more advanced studies within cyber security? Cyber Essentials – aka, the ideal stepping stone in your learning journey – will teach you all about:

  •   Cyber Essentials Principles
  •   Cyber Essentials Technologies
  •   Cyber Essentials in Practice
Cloud Security

The final part of your course will provide you with a broad overview of cloud security, allowing you to gain critical insights into how security issues change in the cloud. Your tutor will cover:

  •   Cloud architecture
  •   Infrastructure security for cloud
  •   Managing cloud security and risk
  •   Data security for cloud omputing
  •   Application security and identity management for cloud computing
Cyber Security Practices
10 Weeks
Unit 1: Understand Cyber Security Principles
  • Understand cyber security
  • Understand core terminology and key aspects of cyber security
  • Understand security by design principles
Unit 2: Threat Intelligence in Cyber Security
  • Understand cyber threat intelligences
  • Understand threat models
  • Understand malicious software
  • Know about social engineering
Unit 3: Cyber Security Testing, Vulnerabilities and Controls
  • Understand common types of testing in cyber security
  • Be able to reduce or remove potential cyber security vulnerabilities
  • Understand controls in cyber security
  • Be able to apply a cyber security control
Unit 4: Cyber Security Incident Response
  • Understand what is meant by a cyber security incident response plan
  • Be able to develop a cyber security incident response plan
  • Be able to develop an incident post mortem report
Unit 5: Understand Legislation and Ethical Conduct Within Cyber Security
  • Understand legislation relating to cyber security
  • Understand information security standards
  • Understand ethical conduct within cyber security
Unit 6: Professional Skills and Behaviours for Cyber Security
  • Understand behaviours required for a career in cyber security
  • Be able to identify skills required for a career in cyber security
  • Understand the importance of continuous professional development

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