Become a Cybersecurity Professional
Across nearly every industry, cybersecurity skills are in demand to ensure the secure handling of data online and protect it from attacks, amongst other essential duties. This online Cybersecurity Bootcamp is designed to empower the next generation of cybersecurity professionals to tackle advanced and critical threats. By the end of your Bootcamp, you will gain the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to succeed in IT security and earn today's most sought-after certifications.
Job Outlook for Cybersecurity Professionals
The global market for cybersecurity professionals is expected to grow from 217 million in 2021 to $345 million in 2026, according to market research firm Markets and Markets, which means job opportunities are on the rise. The Cybersecurity Bootcamp will prepare you for in-demand job roles like cybersecurity analyst, cybersecurity engineer, penetration tester, vulnerability analyst, and cybercrime investigator.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median yearly salary for information security analysts was $103,590 in 2020-with this profession expected to grow 33% from 2020 to 2030, which is much faster than the average for all occupations.
Learning is entirely online and self-paced to suit your schedule. You'll have access to interactive video lessons, labs for real-world practice, discussion boards to engage with peers, and live one-on-one coaching sessions with an industry expert instructor.
You will have about five coaching sessions that the instructor might schedule for you. In these sessions, you can seek help from your coach for a topic you want assistance in.
The Cybersecurity Boot Camp is not just about learning theory. We have designed practical exercises to teach students the concepts of different fundamentals. You will be required to perform those exercises in the class, and the results will be shared with you right away. This course will enable you to learn via exposure to a virtual lab environment, which will help you gain hands-on skills and a deeper understanding of the practical aspects of the course.
Yes, this boot camp will prepare you to take the following exams:
- CompTIA A+
- CompTIA Network+
- CompTIA Security+
- CompTIA CySA+
- Certified Ethical Hacking
- CompTIA Pentest+
The students will be required to complete multiple projects based on topics they have been studying. Each project will be discussed during the mentoring sessions.
If you are unable to complete the course, contact your student advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee will be charged. If you are funded through a third-party organization, approval may also be required.
The course instructor will be available by email to answer any questions you may have and provide feedback on your performance. Occasionally, a team of industry experts may support your course. You will also be assigned a student advisor for academic support.