Defensive Security Course

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About the course


Defensive Security Course
Defensive Cyber Security is a proactive approach to protecting computer systems networks and individuals from attacks. The practice at it's core involves conducting a penetration test of computers and networks looking for vulnerabilities and weaknesses that attackers could exploit.
The Defensive Security Course is taught by qualified ex-military personnel with experience of working within the respective area within cyber security. Outside of teaching the courses they are fully engaged in their fields of expertise, using the techniques you will learn whilst developing their skills in line with an ever-evolving industry. They will give you real world insights into the roles you can be expected to go into, career progression available and are well connected within cyber security networks.
The role in Defensive Cyber Security focuses on securing networks and monitoring the data within computers and systems whilst hunting for threats. You will protect businesses against a range of attackers looking to employ malware, social engineering, phishing and physical techniques to gain access to systems.
Before the Course
The pre-requisite for this course is that all attendees must have passed both CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+ exams at a minimum or have the equivalent knowledge.
Once confirmed as a student our extensive pre-course material will be provided to all candidates for you to prepare for the course and exam.
During the Course

The course will be conducted at one of our state-of-the-art Academies.

Week 1: Defending against threats, reconnaissance, intelligence gathering, vulnerability management, vulnerability scans and incident response.

Week 2: Forensic analysis, recovery and post-incident response, policy and compliance, defence-in-depth security architectures, identity and access management security, software development security, cyber security toolkit.

Advanced techniques, red teaming, industry experts.

You will gain a CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ Qualification (upon successful completion of the exam).

Week 3:
This is an additional weekas part of the ex-military programme.  This will give you the opportunity to test your new skills as industry-leading vendors come to the Academy and set you loose on their software.  

This week also includes a range of 'soft skills' exercises, focusing on job interview preparation and CV building

Non-military can attend the 3rd week at an additional cost of £999(+VAT).  Please call us on 01273 060080 to find out more."

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