IBM Cybersecurity Analyst

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$179 for 6 months of access
You will receive access for six months to all the content needed for completing the professional certificate that would benefit your career the most.

You will be able to

  • Develop knowledge of cybersecurity analyst tools and systems and network fundamentals.  
  • Learn key compliance and threat intelligence topics
  • Gain skills for incident responses and forensics with real-world cybersecurity case studies.
  • Get hands-on experience to develop skills in open-source Security tools.

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4-8 months (approximately)

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No prior experience required. You should be comfortable working with computers.

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Online, on-demand**

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You can prepare for one of the most in-demand career fields of today’s security industry and become job-ready for a Cybersecurity Analyst role. 

By the end of this Professional Certificate, you will gain in-demand skills that prepare you for a real-world security breach hands-on project and apply concepts through industry tool virtual labs. 

Note: You should be comfortable working with computers

Courses include

  1. Introduction to Cybersecurity Tools & Cyber Attacks
  2. Cybersecurity Roles, Processes & Operating System Security
  3. Cybersecurity Compliance Framework & System Administration
  4. Network Security & Database Vulnerabilities
  5. Penetration Testing, Incident Response, and Forensics
  6. Cyber Threat Intelligence
  7. Cybersecurity Capstone: Breach Response Case Studies
  8. IBM Cybersecurity Analyst Assessment

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Applied Learning Project

Throughout this Professional Certificate, you will complete a mix of virtual labs and internet sites that will provide you with practical skills with applicability to real jobs.

You’ll get to:

  • Complete a real-world security breach hands-on project
  • Identifying the attack, vulnerabilities and costs, and prevention recommendations

Skills You’ll Gain

  • Information Security Analyst
  • IT Security Analyst
  • Security Analyst
  • Junior Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Information Security (INFOSEC)
  • IIBM New Collar
  • Malware
  • Cybersecurity
  • Cyber Attacks
  • Database vulnerabilities
  • Network Security
  • Sql Injection
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