Our Programs - Cyber Security

Cyber Security

According to research from the University of Maryland, computer hacks are now so frequent that they occur almost every 39 seconds. With rampant ransomware attacks and the imminent threat of cyberwarfare, demand for cybersecurity professionals is on the rise. At StackRoute Learning, we prepare students to be threat-savvy strategic thinkers who can proactively plan for, detect, and prevent cyberthreats and cyberattacks swiftly and efficiently to reduce business risk.

30%

Year-over-year growth for cybersecurity specialists

Source: LinkedIn’s 2020 Emerging Jobs Report

31%

Projected growth for information security analysts (2019-29)

Source: Occupational Outlook Handbook, USBLS

29%

Of global companies consider cybersecurity to be a top priority

Source: World Economic Forum, Future of Jobs Report 2020

Professional Certificate in Cybersecurity Incident Response and Management

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Time to Complete:

Full time option – 12 weeks | Part-time option – 20 weeks (4 hrs per day x 6 days each week)

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Pre-requisite:

Bachelor Degree (or higher) from an accredited institution

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Program Type:

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION Powered by StackRoute

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Program Level:

Foundational + Intermediate


What Students Will Learn

Networking and Cloud IT Infrastructure Administration
  • Perform basic and core troubleshooting tasks on Linux

  • Perform Network administration

  • Configure & manage application servers

  • Automate tasks using shell scripting

  • Manage and Troubleshoot Advanced Server Configurations

  • Basics of Cloud computing and Virtual IT infrastructure

Information Security Essentials

  • Conceptual understanding of IT Assets, Threats, Vulnerabilities and Risk assessment

  • Install, configure and monitor network security devices

  • Ensure proper configuration and security of fixed and mobile end-point devices

  • Scan, monitor and perform penetration testing to identify threats and vulnerabilities

  • Troubleshoot and document security incidents

Incident Response and Security Operations

  • Work in an Agile team environment

  • Comply with standard operating procedures and practices to track, report, manage and analyse incidents

  • Ensure IT infrastructure assets are securely provisioned

Professional Skills

  • Develop strong sense of self-efficacy that enables learner to take up challenges confidently

  • Sharpen listening and communication capabilities

  • Collaborate with others in managing infrastructure

  • Work effectively in a virtual unsupervised environment

  • Troubleshoot and support remotely with empathy

  • Respond quickly and calmly during crisis situations

Potential Job Opportunities

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Cybersecurity Incident Analyst

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Cybersecurity Incident Responder

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Cybersecurity Penetration Tester

Professional Certificate in Cybersecurity

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Time to Complete:

Full time option – 18 weeks | Part-time option – 30 weeks (4 hrs per day x 6 days each week)

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Pre-requisite:

Bachelor Degree (or higher) from an accredited institution

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Program Type:

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION Powered by StackRoute

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Program Level:

Advanced


What Students Will Learn

Networking and Cloud IT Infrastructure Administration
  • Perform basic and core troubleshooting tasks on Linux

  • Perform Network administration

  • Configure & manage application servers

  • Automate tasks using shell scripting

  • Manage and Troubleshoot Advanced Server Configurations

  • Basics of Cloud computing and Virtual IT infrastructure

Information Security Essentials

  • Conceptual understanding of IT Assets, Threats, Vulnerabilities and Risk assessment

  • Install, configure and monitor network security devices

  • Ensure proper configuration and security of fixed and mobile end-point devices

  • Scan, monitor and perform penetration testing to identify threats and vulnerabilities

  • Troubleshoot and document security incidents

Incident Response and Security Operations

  • Work in an Agile team environment

  • Comply with standard operating procedures and practices to track, report, manage and analyse incidents

  • Ensure IT infrastructure assets are securely provisioned

Analyse and Manage IT Security Operations

  • Install and maintain PKI

  • Define rules and configure for identity and access management

  • Continuously protect and defend all IT assets

  • Analyse and mitigate potential threats and vulnerabilities

  • Oversee investigation into security incidents

  • Perform and document root cause analysis for all incidents

  • Implement corrective actions based on incident analysis

  • Perform routine drill and practice to ensure readiness to respond to incidents

  • Regularly review and recommend updates to security procedure

  • Educate end users on security best practices

  • Awareness of the Cybersecurity framework - NIST Cybersecurity Framework Core

  • Awareness of regulatory frameworks or standards such as OWASP, GDPR, PCI-DSS, HIPAA

Professional Skills

  • Develop strong sense of self-efficacy that enables learner to take up challenges confidently

  • Sharpen listening and communication capabilities

  • Collaborate with others in managing infrastructure

  • Work effectively in a virtual unsupervised environment

  • Troubleshoot and support remotely with empathy

  • Respond quickly and calmly during crisis situations

Potential Job Opportunities

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Cybersecurity IT Security Analyst

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Cybersecurity Specialist

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Cybersecurity Incident Analyst

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Cybersecurity Incident Responder

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Cybersecurity Penetration Tester

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