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IBM Cybersecurity Analyst Professional Certificate
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IBM Cybersecurity Analyst Professional Certificate

Get ready to launch your career in cybersecurity. Build job-ready skills for an in-demand role in the field, no degree or prior experience required.

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Professional Certificate - 8 course series

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4 months at 10 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Develop knowledge of cybersecurity analyst tools including data protection; endpoint protection; SIEM; and systems and network fundamentals.

  • Learn about key compliance and threat intelligence topics important in today’s cybersecurity landscape.

  • Gain skills for incident responses and forensics with real-world cybersecurity case studies.

  • Get hands-on experience to develop skills via industry specific and open source Security tools.

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Professional Certificate - 8 course series

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4.6

(11,385 reviews)

Beginner level

Recommended experience

4 months at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace
Earn degree credit

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Prepare for a career in Cybersecurity

  • Receive professional-level training from IBM
  • Demonstrate your proficiency in portfolio-ready projects
  • Earn an employer-recognized certificate from IBM
  • Qualify for in-demand job titles: Junior Cybersecurity Analyst, Cybersecurity Analyst
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$119,000+
median U.S. salary for Cybersecurity
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147,000+
U.S. job openings in Cybersecurity
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¹Lightcast™ Job Postings Report, United States, 7/1/22-6/30/23. ²Based on program graduate survey responses, United States 2021.

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Professional Certificate - 8 course series

Introduction to Cybersecurity Tools & Cyber Attacks

Course 118 hours4.6 (15,086 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Discuss the evolution of security based on historical events.

  • List various types of malicious software.

  • Describe key cybersecurity concepts including the CIA Triad, access management, incident response and common cybersecurity best practices.

  • Identify key cybersecurity tools which include the following:  firewall, anti-virus, cryptography, penetration testing and digital forensics.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Computer Security Incident Management
Category: Cybersecurity
Category: Breach (Security Exploit)
Category: security analyst
Category: cyber attack

Cybersecurity Roles, Processes & Operating System Security

Course 214 hours4.6 (5,359 ratings)

What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

Category: Malware
Category: Cybersecurity
Category: Information Security (INFOSEC)
Category: IBM New Collar
Category: Cyber Attacks

Cybersecurity Compliance Framework & System Administration

Course 320 hours4.7 (3,158 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • List and describe several key cybersecurity compliance and industry standards including NIST, GDPR, HIPAA, SANS and PCI.

  • Describe an overview of the design, roles and function of server and user administration.

  • Understand the concept of patching and endpoint protection as it relates to client system administration.

  • Define encryption, encoding, hashing and digital certificates as it relates to cryptography

Skills you'll gain

Category: Computer Security Incident Management
Category: scripting
Category: Cybersecurity
Category: forensics
Category: Penetration Test

Network Security & Database Vulnerabilities

Course 417 hours4.7 (3,068 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Understand network basics around the TCP/IP and OSI Models.

  • Recount DNS, DHCP, Switching and Routing concepts.

  • Understand IP Addressing, Network Address Translation and Packet Sniffing.

  • Describe the structures and vulnerabilities of key databases for cybersecurity including SQL, Couch, Oracle and MongoDB.

Skills you'll gain

Category: networking basics
Category: Cybersecurity
Category: Network Security
Category: database vulnerabilities
Category: Sql Injection

Penetration Testing, Incident Response and Forensics

Course 517 hours4.6 (2,228 ratings)

What you'll learn

Cyber Threat Intelligence

Course 627 hours4.7 (1,589 ratings)

What you'll learn

Cybersecurity Capstone: Breach Response Case Studies

Course 715 hours4.8 (1,375 ratings)

What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

Category: Computer Security Incident Management
Category: professional certificate
Category: cybersecurity analyst

IBM Cybersecurity Analyst Assessment

Course 84 hours4.8 (1,091 ratings)

What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

Category: Cybersecurity
Category: network defensive tactics
Category: threat intelligence
Category: Application Security
Category: security analyst

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IBM Skills Network Team
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