Cybersecurity Curriculum

Information Security is a fast growing career track, with a 28% projected growth through 2026 for Information Security Analysts according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In just 24 weeks, Georgia Tech Cyber and Network Security Boot Camp will give you the technical skills you need to protect today’s cyber space.

Through immersive hands-on experience, you will not only learn the fundamental skills for cybersecurity, but also put them into action on practical exercises.  Every few weeks, you will focus your studies on skills applicable to a particular in-demand certification.

Cyber and Network Security Part-Time

Learning Module: Intro to Computing, Networking, and Programming


Description:

Learners begin with an introduction to fundamental concepts such as Network Topologies, Python Scripting, Cryptography, Encryption, and more.

What You Will Learn:

  • Command Line
  • Shell Scripting
  • Python Programming
  • Cryptography and Encryption

Learning Module: Networks and Network+ Skill Building


Description:

Dive into network configuration, design, and hardware as well as protocols and data communication. At the end of this section, participants will learn skills applicable to the Network+ certification exam.

What You Will Learn:

  • Network Architecture
  • Network Operations
  • Network Security
  • Troubleshooting
  • Industrial Standards, Practices, and Network
  • Theory
  • Wireshark and Traffic Analysis
  • Packet Tracer and Packet Analysis

Learning Module: Offensive Security


Description:

Learners gain a thorough understanding of web applications, databases, operating systems, and the vulnerabilities and hardening associated with them. They utilize their newfound knowledge to become familiar with tools like Metasploit and Exploit DB.

What You Will Learn:

  • Web Application Architecture
  • HTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • Databases and APIs
  • Windows OS
  • Linux OS
  • Kali Linux
  • Metasploit
  • Exploit DB
  • Burpsuite
  • Pentesting Frameworks

Learning Module: Defensive Security


Description:

Learners will cover topics including risk analysis, policy, governance, and auditing. They will build out a sample enterprise security strategy for an organization. At the end of this section, participants will learn skills applicable to the Security+ certification exam.

What You Will Learn:

  • SIEMS
  • Incident Response
  • Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
  • Threat Modeling/ Vulnerability Assessments
  • Compliance/ Policy/ Auditing
  • Enterprise Security Strategy

Learning Module: New and Future Technologies


Description:

Learners will explore technologies such as Blockchain and Cloud Security. They will participate in classroom-wide offensive/defensive security exercises.

What You Will Learn:

  • Amazon Web Services
  • Connecting to APIs
  • Data setup and monitoring

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