Getting into the field of cyber security for most people is quite complicated because resources that map out a clear path into the field are very scarce. If care is not taken in leveraging several online resources related to this subject, one is likely to end up more confused than informed.

This pain point is what this course aims to address.

Course Description

This course embodies the DRAPE methodology for introducing aspiring practitioners to the field of information security. DRAPE is an acronym for Discover, Relate, Acquire, Plan and Execute. In 5 easy steps, students will master what is needed to successfully secure their first job in cyber security


Passion for cyber defense and a desire to become an accomplished cyber security professional

Who can take this course?

  • Senior Undergraduate students
  • Fresh Graduates
  • IT Professionals
  • Career Switchers

This course includes

  • Self-paced lectures (3 hours)
  • Anytime access (from computer, tablet or mobile phone)
  • Tips on resumes, cover letter and job search
  • E-book

Key Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, learners will be able to

  • Define cyber security in terms of the goals of cyber adversaries and enterprise defenders
  • Dispel common cyber security career myths
  • Discuss cyber threats and common types of threat actors
  • Demonstrate an understanding of vulnerabilities
  • Explain the importance of vulnerability remediation as it pertains to the cyber kill chain framework
  • Demonstrate understanding of the vulnerability management lifecycle in an enterprise environment
  • Discuss common avenues of cyber attacks
  • Demonstrate an understanding of cyber threat hunting
  • Discuss the relationship between IT and Cyber Security
  • Develop their skills in packet analysis, vulnerability discovery and ethical hacking
  • Demonstrate an understanding of critical soft skills required to succeed in cyber security
  • Decide on the cyber security certifications to pursue
  • Focus on their area of specialization based on what they’re likely to enjoy doing
  • Increase their chances of success through networking
  • Conduct targeted job search
  • Create an impressive resume
  • Write a cover letter that is capable of grabbing the attention of hiring managers
  • Excel at telephone and face-to-face interviews

Course Curriculum

  Section 1 - Discover
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  Section 2 - Relate
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  Section 3 - Acquire
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  Section 4 - Plan
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  Section 5 - Execute
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