Fundamentals are key to becoming a skilled Cybersecurity engineer. The program will help you think like a hacker, and provide practical skills that you can use to defend against attacks. This blog will give you an overview of each module, so you can see the key points that you’ll be learning in order to build a solid foundation.
What are the key, job-ready cybersecurity skills we teach at NexGenT
Identify and Analyze Threats: This module will provide an overview of the cybersecurity ecosystem. We will learn about the threats and the types of attacks that you can see in this area. We will also take a look into the various toolkits and how they fit into various security frameworks.Cryptography: This module will cover the fundamentals of cryptography along with practical use cases in today’s world. It is an important aspect to security and forms the basis of many protocols that keep us safe. This module will explain what happens behind-the scenes with these algorithms, and how they work. Network Security: Cybersecurity operations are based on network security. This module will examine the most common security measures and their weaknesses. We will discover the low-hanging fruit that are often overlooked and offer a great way for raising threat awareness. The best defense is an offense. We will be learning about the different strategies that can be used to raise the bar. We will discuss what to expect in different situations so you can quickly diagnose the problem. This analysis is crucial to understand what went wrong and how you can prevent it from happening again. This module will show you how to use the tools available to protect your infrastructure. We will show you how to identify weaknesses in your organization and how to mitigate them. Finally, we will discuss Incident Response which is an essential approach to what to do in case of a security breach. The security team must have a plan and know how to respond to certain events. We’ll be looking at how to plan what needs to be done.