Cyber Security

To provide students with the best cyber security curriculum available, The Software Guild has partnered with HackerUSA, Israel’s premier IT and cyber security academy. With HackerUSA, Software Guild students gain access to a world-class cyber security program supported by the same tools the Israeli military uses.

Why Learn Cyber Security with The Software Guild?

  • Curriculum developed by cyber security experts.
  • Instructors currently working in high-level cyber security positions.
  • Challenging curriculum tied to market needs.
  • Eighty-six percent of corporate executives agree data security is vital to business.
  • Same tools used by the Israeli military.
  • Curriculum developed by cyber security experts.
  • Instructors currently hold high-level cyber security positions.
  • Challenging curriculum tied to market needs.

*Source: Forbes, www.forbes.com

  • Eighty-six percent of corporate executives agree data security is vital to business.
  • Same tools used by the Israeli military.
  • $90,000 median salary for cyber security jobs*

What You’ll Learn

IT Expert Specializing in Python and Basic Cyber Security Track

Prerequisites: Technically oriented from any background.

Learn to use the fundamentals of Python programming, Windows Server and basic Linux administration. Defend data security and face challenges within computer systems, networks and storage. Act as the first line of defense against the most common cyberthreats.

Professional Penetration Tester AKA Ethical Hacker Track

Prerequisites: IT/programming background.

Prepare for the Certified Ethical Hacker exam and become a cyber security professional. Learn to think like a hacker through experience with cutting-edge technologies and frameworks needed to prevent breaches and secure databases. Gain the skills you’ll need to identify vulnerabilities and protect against threats, securing databases and assets of small organizations, global corporations and government bodies.

Cyber Security Risk Management and Assessment Track

Prerequisites: Firm knowledge of IT basics, switches, TCP/IP, Active Directory and Windows servers.

Become a first-class cyber security risk manager within one of three main channels: analysis, assessment and mitigation. Identifying threats as well as soft spots and providing protection are the core skillsets this program builds. Learn through intensive hands-on training and live risk-management simulations.

2017 Start Dates

Location Application Deadline Cohort Start Date
Akron, OH September 29, 2017 First cohort planned for October 2017

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