Cyber Security Training

The Northern Virginia Technology Council has identified five kinds of jobs that are hard-to-fill: big data and analytics; cybersecurity and privacy; data center and cloud infrastructure; network systems and programming and software development.

Cybersecurity professionals are highly in demand. A study recently released stated that the U.S. has 500,000 unfilled cyber jobs due to lack of qualified candidates. The DC Metro Area is ranked number one in the U.S. for cyber jobs and on an average cybersecurity professionals make $120k annually!

We created our cyber program to bridge the gap between demand and qualified candidates. We have developed a 6-month hands-on cybersecurity practical training program with job placement to give our students the knowledge, skills and tools needed to be successful in the fast growing and high paying cyber field. The program consists of four courses including, CompTIA Security+, Network Vulnerabilities and Cyber tools, CompTIA Linux+ , Splunk Core User and Splunk Power User training. In the program students receive over 70 hands-on labs and will do projects that will simulate real IT environments.

In our cyber security training program, you will learn how to secure applications, network, and devices, perform threat analysis, and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques, Trojan’s backdoors and countermeasures, and cybersecurity tools.

Below are the details of our program.

Cyber Security Programs

18 Week Program

Course

Salesforce Administrator Training
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601

System Access

CompTIA Certmaster Learn 3-month access

CompTIA Certmaster Learn is online learning system that provides step by step training with lesson study guides, training videos, lesson quiz AND HANDS-ON LABS. You will receive access to 21 lessons and labs.

21 HANDS-ON LABS include:

  • Securing the Network Infrastructure
  • Managing Incident Response, Mitigation and Recovery
  •  Configuring Identity and Access Management Controls
  •  Performing Network Reconnaissance and Vulnerability Scanning
  • AND MUCH MORE, 21 LABS!

Objectives

1.0 Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities
2.0 Technologies and Tools
3.0 Architecture and Design
4.0 Identity and Access Management
5.0 Risk Management
6.0 Cryptography and PKI

Course

Salesforce Administrator Training
CEH with hands-on penetration testing labs

System Access

Penetration Testing Labs 3-month access

Includes:

  • Planning and Scoping Penetration Tests
  • Conducting Passive Reconnaissance
  • Performing Non-Technical Tests
  • Conducting Active Reconnaissance
  • Analyzing Vulnerabilities
  • Penetrating Networks
  • Exploiting Host-Based Vulnerabilities
  • Testing Applications
  • Completing Post-Exploit Tasks
  • Analyzing and Reporting Pen Test Results

Objectives

Domain 1: Background
Domain 2: Analysis/Assessment
Domain 3: Security
Domain 4: Tools/Systems/Programs
Domain 5: Procedures/Methodology
Domain 6: Regulation/Policy
Domain 7: Ethics

Course

Salesforce Administrator Training
CompTIA Linux+

System Access

CompTIA Certmaster Learn 3-month access

CompTIA Certmaster Learn is online learning system that provides step by step training with lesson study guides, training videos, lesson quiz AND HANDS-ON LABS. You will receive access to 10 lessons and labs.

10 HANDS-ON LABS include:

  • Performing Installing Linux and Basic Linux Tasks
  • Managing Users and Groups
  • Managing Permissions and Ownership
  • Managing Storage
  • Managing Files and Directories
  • Managing Kernel Modules
  • Managing the Linux Boot Process
  • Managing System Components
  • Managing Devices
  • Managing Networking
  • Managing Packages and Software
  • Securing Linux Systems
  • Working with Bash Scripts
  • Automating Tasks

Objectives

1.0 Hardware and System Configuration
2.0 Systems Operation and Maintenance
3.0 Security
4.0 Linux Troubleshooting and Diagnostics
5.0 Automation and Scripting

12 Week Program

Course

AWS Cloud Practitioner Training
Python

System Access

Objectives

  • Web scraping
  • Objectoriented programming
  • Operators
  • Methods
  • Django
  • Indexing
  • Sets
  • Dictionaries
  • Conditional statements
  • Loops
  • Functions
  • File handling
  • Errors and exceptions
  • Shell scripting

Course

Data Analytics Program
Splunk Fundamentals 1

System Access

1 month access to Splunk training system
15 Lessons
12 HANDS-ON LABS
15 study guides
15 training videos
15 quizzes
Final exam
Splunk certificate of completion from SPLUNK!

Objectives

· Introduction to Splunk’s interface
· Basic searching
· Using fields in searches
· Search fundamentals
· Transforming commands
· Creating reports and dashboards
· Datasets
· The Common Information Model (CIM)
· Creating and using lookups
· Scheduled Reports
· Alerts
· Using Pivot

Course

Data Analytics Program
Splunk Fundamentals 2

System Access

1 month access to Splunk training system
15 Lessons
12 HANDS-ON LABS
15 study guides
15 training videos
15 quizzes
Final exam
Splunk certificate of completion from SPLUNK!

Objectives

Transforming commands and visualization
· Filtering and formatting Results
· Correlating events
· Knowledge objects
· Fields (Field aliases, field extractions, calculated fields)
· Tags and event types
· Macros
· Workflow actions
· Data models
· Splunk Common Information Model (CIM)

6 Week Programs

Course

Salesforce Administrator Training
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601

System Access

12-month access to CompTIA Learning AND Lab System

Objectives

1.0 Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities
2.0 Technologies and Tools
3.0 Architecture and Design
4.0 Identity and Access Management
5.0 Risk Management
6.0 Cryptography and PKI

Instructor

AWS Cloud Practitioner Training

Instructor Nicholas is AWS Academy Accredited Educator and has a masters in information security from Carnegie Mellon University, one of the top engineering and technology universities in the world! He has 15 years of IT experience in software security engineering , cybersecurity and cloud computing. Nicholas is AWS Solutions Architect, CISSP, CompTIA Security+, GPEN(penetration testing), and Java certified.

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