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Cybersecurity: From Beginner to Expert

April 2021


Designed for beginners in Cyber Security, this coursewill help students master the major domains and launch a successful career in the Cyber Security industry.

Our hands-on labs will teach you skills which you can directly use in your job:

  • Spot phishing emails, investigate whether the links or attachments are malicious and whether you should block the domain
  • Carry out port scanning and discover which services are running on your web server
  • Carry out an actual SQL injection attack on a website and learn how to prevent these attacks
  • Carry out a blind SQL injection attack on a website by leveraging boolean and time-base inference techniques

Domains covered:

  • Foundations of Cybersecurity (CIA, Security Governance, Identity Federation, Cryptography, Hashing, Digital Signatures)
  • Network Security (Primer on Computer Networks, Protocols, HTTPs, TLS/SSL, VPNs, IPSec, SSH, Firewalls, NAT, Port Scans)
  • Cyber Attacks (Man-in-the-Middle Attack, DoS/DDoS, Password Attacks, Social Engineering, Network Attacks)
  • Web Application Security (Web App Architecture, SQL Injections, Blind SQL Injections, Cross-Site Scripting)
  • Malware (Viruses, Worms, Trojans, Spyware, Adware, Ransomware, Logic Bombs and Root kits, Anti-malware)