Cyber Security

Our Cyber Security program prepares graduates to excel in a high-demand career as a Cyber Security specialist. In months, our graduates gain the sought-after skills, processes and practices that are desired most by employers by today using the most up-to-date tools and technologies available. To be successful in this program, applicants should have some experience in system or network administration or have a Network+ or equivalent certification. Learn to protect organizations from hackers and cyber thieves in this super-high-demand field.

THIS IS NOT YOUR TYPICAL CYBER SECURITY PROGRAM

In our program you will master fundamental security concepts that will be used throughout the Cyber Security track. You will learn how to utilize various hardware and software defense tools, transfer knowledge of basic security skills to combat new types of attacks and assess threats and vulnerabilities faced by every organization and technology user.

STUDENT PLATFORM

We’ve developed a world-class online learning platform from the ground up with technology-based instruction in mind. You will learn our Cyber Security program by taking advantage of:

 HD Video Instruction
 Captivating Content
 Browser-based Labs
 1-on-1 Mentors

CAREER SERVICES

Woz U prepares students for successful, rewarding careers in the field of software engineering and we help get you there by employing:

 Woz U Connect – Online Employer Network
 Nanocredentials
 1-on-1 Career Planning
 Custom Resume and Cover Letter Reviews
 Job Search and Interview Assistance

WOZ FOR LIFE

Woz U graduates are encouraged to return, free of charge, to refresh their knowledge in their chosen career track, learn new technologies and find new opportunities.

COURSE OUTLINE

Class Concepts

Main Areas of Study

PREREQUISITES Computer Support Specialist graduate, existing CompTIA Network+ certification, or passing readiness test is required to start program.
Security Foundations Learn basic security concepts, threat actors and attributes, organizational security, policy and procedures.
Networking Foundations Learn best practices and standard protocols in media, topologies and network support needed to sit for network certification.
System Administration Learn to install and configure network components to support organizational security.
Network Defense Learn to use the most current tools to assess the security posture of an organization and understands the possible impacts of various vulnerabilities.
Cryptography and Access Management Learn and be exposed to different cryptography algorithms used to ensure safe transmission, storage and use of sensitive data.
Logging and Monitoring Learn the basics of forensics analysis and standard logs on Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems.
Programming Foundations Learn the basics of software development and architecture to better prepare for securing software applications and data.
Web Application Security Learn the key concepts of Web Security including the mindset, discipline and methods for securing a software project.
Project Management Learn the standard Agile software development team methodology used in typical business settings today.
Threats and Vulnerabilities Learn in depth the various threats and vulnerabilities faced by every technology user and organization.
Final Project Learn in a project setting to solve a series of Cyber Security scenarios.

Students and graduates have access to our exclusive Career Services platform called Woz U Connect. We’ll help you create interactive video profiles, apply for jobs and connect you directly with employers throughout the country. Download our Cyber Security Informational Handout.