So much of our lives are online, from shopping to keeping up with friends even applying for college—and cyber criminals know it. Our cybersecurity bootcamp is a chance for high school students to learn how to stay one step ahead of criminals and but also get ahead within the fast-growing growing high potential industry of cybersecurity.
This 2- week online course, developed in partnership with the Institute for Security and Open Methodologies (ISECOM) and taught by Quinnipiac’s own Information Security professionals, teaches the high school students cybersecurity fundamentals and skills to not only keep their identity and personal devices safe from attackers, but understand what “hacking”—the ability to figure out computer systems—is all about.
Specific topics covered will are internet infrastructure, malware, attack analysis, digital forensics, email safety, and web security and privacy. This knowledge isn’t only essential, but incredibly valuable to employers in almost every field all over the world.
By the end of this course, you’ll walk away with:
- A deep, 360-degree understanding of how computer and digital information works and its connection to the field of cybersecurity
- The chance to take the official certification exam for Certified Hacker Analyst, sponsored by the Institute for Security and Open Methodologies
- A certificate of completion with a QU instructor written review and assessment
- 1-month access to Quinnipiac’s own Cybersecurity Badge & Course Certifications