Lanham– MD – Classes Start Sept. 6, 2021
Hours: Mon, Tues 7pm-9pm | Sat 9am-11am (Expect to stay late if class runs over, especially in the first month)
Program Duration: 6 Months (This does NOT include time needed to study for certifications)This is a Comprehensive Classroom Course Unlike any out there in the Industry.
Rather than watching our recorded lessons, this is your chance to receive Mentorship as a Service. Work hand in hand with a real information security professional. In order to stay on schedule, this program requires you dedicate 20 hours per week (on site and remote learning).
Your mentor will teach you information security from the ground up. Our program will give you a competitive edge when you apply for cyber security jobs. Your mentor is an information security professionals that will provide you with practical experiences to put on your resume. Below is our course breakdown:
◉ Foundation IT Concepts and FISMA Compliance
We kick this phase off by catering to beginners. We will get you familiarized with basic IT terminologies and concepts. After learning foundation IT concepts, you will learn the process to make a network FISMA compliant. We will do this using the NIST Risk management Framework (RMF) for guidance. Think of FISMA compliance as the documentation side of Information Security (aka Cyber-security Policy). FISMA compliance is a requirement for all networks that hold government data. Learning this skill alone can provide you with a lucrative career!
◉ Cyber security Engineering and Ethical Hacking
Once you’re done learning Cyber-Security policy, you will get some hands on keyboard experience! Phase 2 is where you will develop a home lab and learn how to use the popular security tools such as SPLUNK, Nessus and Wireshark. These are the most popular tools in use by major companies today. Upon learning how to use popular security tools, we will practice our hacking skills using Metasploit Framework, Shellter, and other hacking tools.
You will learn to hack wired and wireless networks. If you can think like an hacker, you will be better suited to defend against them. Not to mention is will be impressive to discuss your hacking skills during your job interview.
◉ Career Development and Mentoring
Now that you have developed strong foundation skills in compliance and are technical, its time to get some credentials and gain some real world experience. Your mentor will provide you with a real world project to provide cyber security services for a real company. If you don’t have certifications, we will coach you on how to pass one or more of the following: Sec+, CEH and/or CISSP exams.
➡You will learn techniques to writing an effective resume
➡Learn how to interview for positions
➡Access all our resources for job placement.If you’re ready, let’s get started!