PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Ref No: IT 111 Program Name: Certificate in Advance Cyber Security Training

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29 Jul 2024 02 Aug 2024 Cape Town SA $ 5,750
14 Oct 2024 18 Oct 2024 London, UK $ 5,750
09 Feb 2025 13 Feb 2025 Riyadh, KSA $ 4,750
05 May 2025 09 May 2025 London, UK $ 5,750
28 Jul 2025 01 Aug 2025 Accra, GH $ 5,250
13 Oct 2025 17 Oct 2025 Dubai, UAE $ 4,750

PROGRAM DETAILS



Introduction

In today’s rapidly evolving digital realm, cybersecurity has soared to unprecedented importance. As organizations embrace state-of-the-art technologies and embark on digital transformations, the threat landscape grows increasingly intricate and sophisticated. To secure a resilient future, it’s imperative to construct sturdy cybersecurity foundations capable of withstanding tomorrow’s challenges.

This visionary training initiative will delve deep into the latest trends, technologies, and strategies, empowering organizations to fortify their cybersecurity postures preemptively. Participants will glean insights into emerging cyber threats and vulnerabilities, mastering the deployment of cutting-edge cybersecurity measures to shield their organizations from evolving attacks.

This course will delve into various crucial aspects of the field to provide a comprehensive understanding of cyber defense and digital security. Let’s break down each component:

  1. Cyber Defense: This would cover strategies, techniques, and tools used to protect networks, systems, and data from cyberattacks. Topics could include intrusion detection and prevention, security architecture, threat intelligence, vulnerability management, and incident response.
  2. Cyber Ethics, Cyber Law, and Cyber Policy: This area would explore the ethical considerations, legal frameworks, and policies surrounding cybersecurity. It might cover topics such as privacy laws, intellectual property rights, compliance regulations, and the ethical responsibilities of cybersecurity professionals.
  3. Information Systems: Understanding information systems is fundamental to cybersecurity. This could include studying the design, implementation, management, and security of various types of information systems, such as databases, operating systems, cloud platforms, and enterprise applications.
  4. Data Communications & Networking: Since most cyber attacks occur over networks, a strong understanding of data communications and networking is essential. This part of the course might cover network protocols, technologies, architectures, routing, switching, wireless networking, and network security mechanisms.
  5. Digital Forensics: Digital forensics involves the investigation and analysis of digital evidence to uncover cyber crimes, identify attackers, and support legal proceedings. Topics might include forensic tools and techniques, evidence collection and preservation, analysis of digital artifacts, and chain of custody procedures.

These components together provide a well-rounded education in cybersecurity, equipping participants with the knowledge and skills needed to protect digital assets and respond effectively to cyber threats.

Learning Objectives:

  •  Recognize the significance of cybersecurity practices and their profound impact on organizations.
  • Identify prevalent risks, threats, and vulnerabilities, alongside effective techniques for their mitigation.
  • Implement measures to safeguard networks, devices, personnel, and data against unauthorized access and cyberattacks, leveraging Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools.
  • Acquire practical proficiency in Python, Linux, and SQL through hands-on experience.

Training Methodology:

The training program will blend informative lectures, interactive discussions, hands-on workshops, and real-world case studies. Leading cybersecurity experts will share their expertise and experiences, providing practical insights and actionable strategies. Participants will engage in hands-on exercises and simulations, allowing them to apply their learnings in a controlled environment and enhance their problem-solving and decision-making capabilities.

Target Audience:

This program is ideal for cybersecurity professionals, IT managers, risk and compliance officers, and business executives responsible for cybersecurity strategy and risk management. It is also valuable for individuals seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills in preparing for future cyber threats.

Program Outline:

Day 1: Understanding Cybersecurity Fundamentals

  • Introduction to Cybersecurity: Importance, Scope, and Challenges
  • Overview of Common Cyber Threats and Attack Vectors
  • Cybersecurity Frameworks and Standards
  • Risk Management in Cybersecurity: Identifying, Assessing, and Managing Risks
  • Introduction to Threat Intelligence and Information Sharing
  • Hands-on Exercise: Analyzing Real-world Cyber Threats

 Day 2: Cybersecurity Technologies and Tools

  • Introduction to Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
  • Understanding SIEM Components and Architecture
  • Configuring SIEM for Log Collection and Analysis
  • Hands-on Lab: Setting up and Configuring a SIEM Solution
  • Utilizing SIEM for Threat Detection and Incident Response
  • Case Studies: Real-world Applications of SIEM in Cyber Defense

 Day 3: Network Security and Defense

  • Fundamentals of Network Security: Protocols, Firewalls, and Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)
  • Network Security Best Practices: Segmentation, Access Controls, and Encryption
  • Hands-on Lab: Configuring Firewalls and IDS for Network Defense
  • Implementing Network Monitoring and Traffic Analysis
  • Case Studies: Network Security Incidents and Response Strategies

Day 4: Secure Software Development and DevSecOps

  • Introduction to Secure Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Understanding Common Software Vulnerabilities and Secure Coding Practices
  • Overview of DevSecOps: Integrating Security into the Software Development Process
  • Hands-on Workshop: Secure Coding Practices with Python
  • Implementing Automated Security Testing in DevSecOps Pipelines
  • Case Studies: Secure Software Development in Practice

Day 5: Cyber Defense Strategies and Incident Response

  • Cyber Defense Strategies: Proactive Defense, Threat Hunting, and Deception Technologies
  • Incident Response Frameworks and Procedures
  • Hands-on Simulation: Incident Response Exercise
  • Post-Incident Analysis and Lessons Learned
  • Cybersecurity Career Paths and Continuing Education Opportunities

Each day combines theoretical knowledge with hands-on exercises and practical applications to ensure participants gain a comprehensive understanding of advanced cybersecurity concepts and acquire practical skills that can be immediately applied in real-world scenarios.

 

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