Cybersecurity Immersive

Cybersecurity Immersive – 12 Weeks

We have a passion for filling the gap in tech talent – cybersecurity is no exception.

Many sources predict there will be a shortage of millions of cybersecurity jobs by 2021. As a result, Eleven Fifty Academy is rolling out immersive cybersecurity bootcamps to combat the demand. This class is designed to prepare anyone from any background for an entry-level job in cybersecurity. Our expert-designed curriculum includes training and passing industry recognized certifications that are meant to set the foundations for a cybersecurity professional. In addition, your course work includes ten weeks of hands-on training in a world-class cyber range meant to mimic real life cyber-attacks. By the end of the course, you will be trained to conduct, monitor, and stop these attacks.

In this class you will:
  • Develop proper defense techniques against some of the most popular cyber attacks.
  • Learn how to properly use industry grade defense tools.
  • Work together as a defensive teams against new and emerging cyber attacks.
  • Gain real world experience through our state of the art cyber range.
  • Receive two renown industry certifications (Network+ & Security+)
  • Acquire the skill set to get a job in the new and expanding cybersecurity job market.
IMMERSIVE LEARNING
IMMERSIVE LEARNING
Learn cybersecurity through an immersive program and walk away with employable hard skills and the soft skills to back it up. From day one, you’ll be submerged in cybersecurity.
PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT
PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT
This course is designed to get you the experience you need for a new career in cybersecurity. You’ll create a personal portfolio to showcase your new skills to employers.
CAREER SUPPORT
CAREER SUPPORT
Our career support team will help you make connections in our employer network in cybersecurity. We work with you one-on-one to assist in building your resume and LinkedIn profile.
INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS
INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS
Eleven Fifty Academy has joined forces with the Cybersecurity Alliance and Fortune 100 companies to vet our curriculum, ensuring we maintain a high level of integrity that meets current industry needs.

Course Goals

During the Cybersecurity Immersive Program, you will be learning tools, technical skills, industry best practices, and more. Through progression in the track, our goal is to assist you to grow your technical knowledge and skills as well as professionalism and team work. Upon graduation of the program you should have the skills needed to be an entry level cybersecurity analyst or equivalent.

Length

12 weeks

At a Glance

  • Receive industry largely recognized certifications (Network + and Security +)
  • Proficiency working with industry leading tools
  • Conduct and prevent cyber attacks
  • Hands-on learning in a world class cyber range
  • Learning how to work alongside other cybersecurity professionals
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Overview

Gold Badge

Gold Badge


Weeks 1-4:
Foundation

Building the Foundation / Network+ Certification

During the first four weeks of your immersive cybersecurity program, you’ll focus on the basics. This includes working toward your CompTIA Network+ certification. Getting this foundation will prepare you to move into more advanced and hands on experiences in the cyber range.

Areas of Focus

  • CompTIA Network+
  • Foundational Knowledge
Blue Badge

Blue Badge


Weeks 5-8:
Acceleration

Gaining the Knowledge / CompTIA Security+

In weeks 5-8, you will move beyond the basics and begin to dive deeper into the technical side of cybersecurity. During this time, you will also begin working toward your CompTIA Security+ certification. Upon completion, time in the cyber range is allowed and will give you hands on experience with tools to prevent, monitor, and stop real cyber-attacks.

Areas of Focus

  • CompTIA Security+
  • Introduction to Leading Industry Tools
  • Develop and Understand Incident Response Behaviors
  • Career Prep
Red Badge

Red Badge


Weeks 9-12:
Transition

Polishing Your Skills

In the last phase of the immersive program, you’ll spend your time working within teams to complete more complex exercises. This time is designed to help you begin to think as an attacker. We’ll also use this time to take career development to the next level.

Areas of Focus

  • The Build and Operation of a Modern SOC
  • Using SOC Technologies and Management Systems
  • Cyber-Attack Types
  • Interview Skills

Curriculum

Our Expert-Designed Curriculum Spans:

  • Obtaining industry leading certifications to lay the foundation of a cybersecurity professional.
  • Understanding industry terms and best practices essential to cyber.
  • Exposure to common threat behaviors and attack vectors.
  • Familiarity in an enterprise SOC environment.
  • Expert designed cyber range that allows instructors to put students through real life rigorous cyber-attacks.
  • Career development skills that will allow students the ability for tremendous growth in cybersecurity.
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Tuition & Financing

  • Scholarships

    Different scholarship opportunities are often available for students who quality. Check with our admissions team for scholarship availability. SCHEDULE A MEETING

  • GI Bill Funding

    We accept the GI Bill for members of all military branches. For qualifying veterans, benefits include full tuition and a stipend for housing and books. LEARN MORE

  • Student Loans

    Eleven Fifty has partnered with top student loan providers who specialize in helping close the skills gap and offer fixed-rate loans options. LEARN MORE

  • Payment Plans


    We offer customized installment plans on a student-by-student basis. These installment plans are generally interest-free and flexible. For students who pay tuition in full upfront, a 10% discount is provided. LEARN MORE

  • Full Tuition

    FULL-TIME IMMERSIVE CYBERSECURITY BOOTCAMP (12 weeks) = $18,000
    Students who attend our full-time bootcamps have lunch provided every day. APPLY TODAY

Instructors

Specializing in penetration testing and technical security assessments, Teddy’s expertise lies in identifying security flaws in corporate environments. After receiving his B.S. in Informatics from Indiana University Bloomington, he began his career as a penetration tester at a consulting firm in Chicago. Teddy went on to manage a security lab at this firm and is an Offensive Security Certified Professional. Teddy now brings his experience to the Eleven Fifty Academy team to continue his passion in making the business of information security more accessible and transparent.

Teddy Guzek

Cybersecurity Advisor

David Whitt

Director of Cybersecurity

Nicholas Tamanini

Cybersecurity Learning Assistant

Frequently Asked Questions

Cybersecurity

Does the cybersecurity course require any coding experience?

No, students are not required to have any coding experience. However, they are recommended to attend one of Eleven Fifty Academy’s free coding courses to familiarize themselves with certain languages and techniques.

What exactly is a cyber range?

The Eleven Fifty Academy cyber range gives you the opportunity to put your basic security knowledge developed in the first stage of courses and put it to use. This range gives you hands on experiences conducting, preventing, identifying, and stopping cyberattacks in a real computer environment.

Do I need to bring my own computer to the cybersecurity course?

No, a personal computer is not required for this course. All equipment will be provided.

What certifications do I get in the 12-week Cybersecurity Immersive course?

You will receive two globally recognized certifications: CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+. You will also receive a security analyst certificate for completing training on the cyber range as well as a graduation Red Badge from Eleven Fifty Academy.

What are job positions I might get after I graduate from Eleven Fifty’s Cybersecurity Immersive course?

Job positions targeted for this course could be an information security analyst, a SOC analyst, incident response analyst, or working on a red team from the offensive security side of things

What is the average salary of an entry-level Cybersecurity Analyst?

The average salary of an entry-level cybersecurity analyst is around $65k, but factors such a location can play a part in salary as well. Many experienced cybersecurity analysts make well into six figures.

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