Course detail: KU Cybersecurity Boot Camp

The frequency of data and security breaches in the news grows almost daily, and as a result, there is tremendous job demand for cybersecurity professionals. It's important now, more than ever, to have trained, skilled professionals securing our data and personal information.


The 24-week Cybersecurity Boot Camp is a challenging, part-time program that takes a multidisciplinary approach to attaining proficiency in IT, networking, and modern information security.

Throughout the course, you will gain experience with a host of popular tools such as Wireshark, Kali Linux, Metasploit, Nessus, and more. In addition, students will receive two weeks of certification test prep for the Security+ and CEH exams, one year of access to CompTIA's CertMaster Practice online platform to help prepare for the Security+ exam, and at the end of the course, a free voucher, valid for one year, to take the CompTIA Security+ exam. You will also learn methods, techniques, and best practices for convincingly conveying the severity of the risks facing an organization's security posture.


The Skills You'll Gain

You will graduate with a foundation in Cybersecurity including:

Networking:

  • Packet Analysis
  • Wireshark

Systems:

  • Windows and Linux Administration Techniques
  • Windows and Linux Hardening

Cybersecurity:

  • Secure network design and architecture
  • Risk Management
  • Cryptography
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Cloud Security

Ethical Hacking and Penetration

  • Kali Linux
  • Metasploit
  • Hashcat
  • Burp Suite
  • Web Vulnerabilities and Security

Cybersecurity Careers:

  • Digital forensics methods
  • Penetration Testing
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Security Operations and Analytics

Programming and Scripting

  • Bash Scripting

Get Adobe Acrobat Reader

Course Resources
KU Cybersecurity Boot Camp - Part-time Program Website
KU Cybersecurity Boot Camp Brochure (PDF Document)

Available sessions