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Cybersecurity Engineering Essentials

Learn how to secure digital assets in the modern technological landscape. Under the guidance of your industry mentor, you'll learn the essentials of computer hardware, networking, and virtualization.

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Cybersecurity Engineering Essentials

Course Features

Qualification

Industry Certificate

Duration

9 weeks

Commitment

20 hours weekly

Skill Level

Beginner

Delivery

Weekly mentorship, feedback and support

Start Date

August 5, 2024

Led By

Experienced industry mentors

Features

Flexible schedules and small class sizes (5 max)

Value

Affordable high quality education
Best-in-class curriculum powered by Flatiron School
Experienced industry mentors
Flexible schedules and small class sizes (5 max)
Affordable high quality education

Learn the fundamentals of cybersecurity engineering

Take the first step towards your career as a cybersecurity engineer

This hands-on program is for aspiring cybersecurity engineers who want to learn how to secure digital assets in the modern technological landscape. Under the guidance of your industry mentor, you'll learn the essentials of cybersecurity, such as computer hardware, basic computer networking, and virtualization software.

Why study cybersecurity engineering with Bletchley powered by Flatiron School:

  • Become familiar with industry essentials and best practices 
  • Learn to configure virtual machines with no prior knowledge
  • Gain confidence using industry-standard languages Python
  • Be mentored by a world-class cybersecurity engineer
  • Small group classes (max 5 students)

Over the course of 9 weeks you'll learn the basics of cybersecurity engineering through systems and mechanics; understand different job roles and team structures; deconstruct operating systems and security networks, and apply the basics of programming language methodologies to real-world scenarios.

You’ll be personally mentored by an industry expert who will show you the latest tools and techniques used by cybersecurity professionals.

Expect highly personalized mentorship with small class sizes. Classes are 100% online, so you can learn from the comfort of your own home, in your own time.

On completion of this program, you may choose to continue your journey with the full Cybersecurity Foundations program.

Curriculum

Industry-approved curriculum to support your journey into cybersecurity engineering

Introduction to Cybersecurity - 3 weeks

  • Identify components of computer hardware
  • Identify command Linux commands
  • Identify built in security features of Windows and Linux
  • Configure virtual machines

Introduction to Python - 3 weeks

  • Apply the basics of programming language methodologies to real-world scenarios
  • Demonstrate foundational skills for scripting with a programming language, python

Introduction to Operating Systems and Networking - 3 weeks

  • Demonstrate fundamental knowledge of computer networking diagrams 
  • Determine potential computer networking and operating system issues in cybersecurity scenarios

*This short program is a prerequisite to the Cybersecurity Engineering Foundations program. It will round out your cybersecurity engineering skill set, build a professional portfolio, and prepare you to launch a career in cybersecurity engineering.

Tuition

Flexible small group class are the best way to learn from top industry mentors

in a fun, collaborative environment, while still getting plenty of personalized feedback.

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$2,580

Pay as You Go

$2,868

3 monthly payments of $956

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Essentials + Foundations Bundle

Add Cybersecurity Engineering Foundations and save up to 20%

We understand the unique needs of students pursuing careers in the technology industry. That's why we offer curated program bundles that align with specific career paths or skill development goals. These bundles are designed to provide comprehensive training while offering cost savings compared to enrolling in individual programs.

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Cybersecurity Engineering Essentials FAQs

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Will I earn a certificate or some other credential when I graduate from the essentials program?

Yes! When you pass this program, you’ll receive a signed certificate of completion. Thousands of our community members use their program certificate to demonstrate skills to potential employers — including our hiring partners — along with their LinkedIn networks. Bletchley and Flatiron School’s programs are well-regarded by many top employers, who contribute to our curriculum, hire our community, and partner with us to train their own teams.

What are the prerequisites for the essentials program?

For this program, you will need basic computer skills and a computer that meets the minimum specifications.

What are the software and hardware requirements for the essentials program?

Software:

Visual Studio will be used in this program and can be downloaded for free.

Hardware:

Students will need a computer that meets the minimum requirements for Visual Studio 2022.

Can I skip the intro program and go directly to the Foundations program?

We HIGHLY recommend students do the Essentials programs as it covers a tremendous amount of information and skills which will be used throughout the entire program.

Depending on your programming experience, it is VERY occasionally possible to skip Essentials and start Foundations. 

To be considered for skipping the introduction term, you must submit either proof of education and/or a portfolio that demonstrates the concepts covered in Essentials.

If you are unsure if your skills are sufficient, send us your portfolio and we'll arrange a review by the department head and a possible student interview, depending on circumstances.

What are the software and hardware requirements?

Software:

Visual Studio will be used in this program and can be downloaded for free.

Hardware:

Students will need a computer that meets the minimum requirements for Visual Studio 2022.

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