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Interest in cybersecurity careers

Approx. 10 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • The process and resources for finding the perfect cybersecurity job.

  • The cybersecurity professional’s role in an organization’s cybersecurity effort.

  • The knowledge preparation for the cybersecurity professional from an education versus training perspective.

Skills you will gain

Cybersecurityjob search
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Interest in cybersecurity careers

Approx. 10 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

6 minutes to complete

Welcome to Cybersecurity Job Search: Getting Started

6 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 6 min)
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

An Introduction to Careers in Cybersecurity (Module 1)

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 56 min)
7 videos
What is this thing called Cybersecurity? 8m
A Brief History of Cybersecurity12m
Why Do We Need Cybersecurity?6m
Technical Versus Managerial Cybersecurity (Lesson 1.4)15m
The Demand for Cybersecurity Professionals (Lesson 1.5)9m
Wrap-up for Introduction to Careers in Cybersecurity 46s
6 practice exercises
What is this thing called Cybersecurity? 3m
A Brief History of Cybersecurity3m
Why Do We Need Cybersecurity?3m
Technical Versus Managerial Cybersecurity (Lesson 1.4)3m
The Demand for Cybersecurity Professionals (Lesson 1.5)3m
Module 1: An Introduction to Careers in Cybersecurity15m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Understanding Cybersecurity Professionals (Module 2)

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 43 min)
7 videos
Cybersecurity Job Titles (Lesson 2.1)4m
Cybersecurity Roles (Lesson 2.2)6m
Cybersecurity Positions and General Responsibilities (Lesson 2.3)13m
The NIST NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework – Major Categories (Lesson 2.4) 8m
The NIST NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework – Positions, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Lesson 2.5)7m
Wrap-up for Understanding Cybersecurity Professionals56s
6 practice exercises
Cybersecurity Job Titles (Lesson 2.1)30m
Cybersecurity Roles (Lesson 2.2)3m
Cybersecurity Positions and General Responsibilities (Lesson 2.3)3m
The NIST NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework – Major Categories (Lesson 2.4) 3m
The NIST NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework – Positions, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Lesson 2.5)3m
for the module Understanding Cybersecurity Professionals15m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Cybersecurity in the Organization (Module 3)

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 29 min)
6 videos
What IS a Cybersecurity Department? (Lesson 3.1)5m
Where does Cybersecurity belong in the organization? (Lesson 3.2)6m
The “Traditional” Cybersecurity Department (Lesson 3.3)8m
The “Non-Traditional” Cybersecurity Department (Lesson 3.4)6m
Wrap-up for the module Cybersecurity in the Organization51s
5 practice exercises
What IS a Cybersecurity Department? (Lesson 3.1)3m
Where does Cybersecurity belong in the organization? (Lesson 3.2)3m
The “Traditional” Cybersecurity Department (Lesson 3.3)3m
The “Non-Traditional” Cybersecurity Department (Lesson 3.4)3m
Wrap-up for Cybersecurity in the Organization15m

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