Cybersecurity Professional Program
(In-Person and Live Webinars)
|4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21 December 2023||10:00 AM - 12:30 PM||Dubai Knowledge Park||950 USD|
(In-Person and Live Webinars)
|8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25 January 2024||7:00 PM - 9:30 PM||Dubai Knowledge Park||950 USD|
The Cybersecurity Professional Program is a meticulously structured course developed to prepare participants for the multifaceted challenges in the realm of cybersecurity. With a strong focus on both theoretical foundations and hands-on experience, this program is designed to cultivate a profound understanding of various cyber threats, defense mechanisms, and ethical practices essential for protecting digital assets in today’s interconnected world. By the end of this course, graduates will possess the critical skills necessary to assess, fortify, and monitor IT infrastructure against cyber threats and will be well-equipped for a career as a cybersecurity professional.
Module 1 – Introduction to Cybersecurity
- Welcome and Course Overview
- Overview of Cybersecurity Landscape
- Understanding Cyber Threats and Attack Vectors
- Legal and Ethical Implications in Cybersecurity
- Setting Up the Cybersecurity Lab Environment
Module 2 – Footprinting and Reconnaissance
- Information Gathering Techniques
- Analyzing Network Reconnaissance Findings
- Protective Measures Against Footprinting
Module 3 – Scanning Networks
- Network Scanning and Discovery
- Working with Scanning Tools
- Understanding Scan Analysis
Module 4 – Enumeration
- Enumerating System Information
- Identifying Users, Groups, and Roles
- Countermeasures Against Enumeration
Module 5 – Vulnerability Analysis
- Assessing Network Vulnerabilities
- Using Vulnerability Assessment Tools
- Vulnerability Management Life Cycle
Module 6 – System Hacking
- Gaining Access to Systems
- Privilege Escalation Techniques
- Covering Tracks and Erasing Evidence
Module 7 – Malware Threats
- Types of Malware
- Malware Infection Tactics
- Malware Analysis and Defense Strategies
Module 8 – Sniffing
- Network Traffic Sniffing Techniques
- Using Sniffing Tools
- Encryption and VPNs as Countermeasures
Module 9 – Social Engineering
- Social Engineering Tactics
- Human Psychology in Information Security
- Defending Against Social Engineering
Module 10 – Denial-of-Service
- DoS/DDoS Attack Mechanisms
- Impact on Business Processes
- DoS Protection Tools
Module 11 – Session Hijacking
- Session Token Hijacking Techniques
- Protecting Against Session Hijacking
Module 12 – Evading IDS, Firewalls, and Honeypots
- IDS and Firewall Evasion Techniques
- Honeypot Identification and Evasion
- Strategies for Bypassing Security Measures
Module 13 – Hacking Web Servers and Web Applications
- Exploiting Web Server Vulnerabilities
- Web Application Attacks (SQL Injection, XSS)
- Web Application Security Tools
Module 14 – SQL Injection
- SQL Injection Attack Techniques
- Tools for SQL Injection Exploitation
- Defenses Against SQL Injection
Module 15 – Hacking Wireless Networks
- Wireless Networking Concepts
- Security Protocols and Encryption
- Wireless Hacking Tools and Techniques
- Securing Wireless Networks
Module 16 – Hacking Mobile Platforms
- Mobile Platform Vulnerabilities
- Mobile Security Guidelines and Tools
- Mobile Penetration Testing Framework
Module 17 – IoT and OT Hacking
- Understanding the IoT and OT Landscape
- IoT and OT Attack Methodologies
- Securing IoT and OT Devices
Module 18 – Cloud Computing
- Cloud Service Models and Security Risks
- Attacking Cloud Services
- Cloud Security Best Practices and Tools
Module 19 – Cryptography
- Understanding Cryptographic Systems
- Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
- Attacks on Cryptographic Systems and Defenses
Practical Labs and Tools
- Setting Up a Cybersecurity Lab
- Hands-On Practice with Security Tools
- Real-World Ethical Hacking Scenarios
- Full Ethical Hacking Assessment Simulation
- Compiling and Presenting Findings
- Best Practices for Reporting and Remediation
Certification Exam Preparation
- Exam Strategies and Study Techniques
- Sample Exam Questions and Answers
- Final Review and Exam Readiness Assessment
- Aspiring cybersecurity professionals seeking foundational knowledge and skills.
- IT professionals aiming to transition into cybersecurity roles.
- System and network administrators looking to enhance their security expertise.
- Recent graduates from IT programs seeking specialized industry knowledge.
- Security analysts and technical staff aiming to update and broaden their cybersecurity capabilities.
- Business leaders and managers responsible for cybersecurity or data protection within their organizations.
- Technical support engineers who wish to understand cybersecurity risks and defenses more deeply.
- Entrepreneurs looking to develop secure applications or services.
- Government and law enforcement officers involved in cybersecurity and cybercrime prevention.
- Privacy officers and legal professionals who need to understand cybersecurity in the context of data protection laws.
Course Prerequisites for Cybersecurity Aspirants
- Basic knowledge of computer systems and networks.
- Understanding of fundamental IT concepts and terminology.
- Familiarity with operating systems such as Windows, Linux, or macOS.
- Some experience with network configuration and related technologies (e.g., TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS).
- Interest in ethical hacking, information security, and cybersecurity trends.
- Problem-solving skills and a logical approach to tackling complex issues.
- Access to a computer with a reliable internet connection for hands-on labs and exercises.
- Commitment to ethical behavior and compliance with all relevant legal requirements for cybersecurity practice.
- Comprehend the fundamental cybersecurity concepts and the ethical dimensions of hacking.
- Ability to identify and assess vulnerabilities in various IT systems and networks.
- Develop strategic insights on securing digital assets and managing cyber risks.
- Gain practical skills in using cybersecurity tools for defense and offense.
- Adept at conducting security audits and implementing appropriate security measures.
- Equipped to respond to and recover from cybersecurity incidents and breaches.
- Prepared to lead cybersecurity initiatives and influence security policies within organizations.
- Confidence in building a cybersecurity career and staying updated with the evolving threat landscape.