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Fundamentals of Cybersecurity


CraftAcademy
Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

Digitalization leads to heightened exposure to cyber-attacks, and Cyber Security Specialists has become one of the most mission critical roles in many industries. The number and frequency of cyber attacks is steadily on the rise and cyber criminals are becoming even more sophisticated. Achieving a secure infrastructure requires that it is designed, built and operated by people who understand the threats, know the security requirements and have the skills to build and operate secure systems in general. The demand for employees with cybersecurity training is higher than ever.

About this course

Cybersecurity Fundamentals is the first part of the 6 part Cyber Security Specialist Programme. In this course learners will be introduced to the discipline of Cybersecurity, including the current state of the threats enterprises face from cybercriminals and common countermeasure practices, threat detection and protection of computer systems and networks.

What you'll learn

  • Core concepts and problems of cyber security
  • Cyber security objectives, roles and the difference between cyber security and information security
  • Standard terminology used throughout the industry
  • Information assurance fundamentals such as confidentiality, integrity and availability, etc
  • Basic concepts in cryptography
  • Where resources can be found (SANS, CIS, ISC, etc...)

Prerequisites

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. Although an understanding of and exposure to information technology is required. Each application is judged on its own merits.

Craft Academy is committed to diversity and we are actively recruiting students from a wide range of ages and educational, ethnic and social backgrounds. We are looking for applicants who are highly motivated and have the potential to work hard in order succeed in this programme and beyond it.

About the "Cyber Security Specialist Programme"

Craft Academy’s Cyber Security Specialist Programme is designed to provide both holistic and detailed knowledge of key technologies and techniques required to improve the security of existing computer systems but also the design of new systems with security protections.

Blended Learning

Blended Learning means e-learning combined with traditional classroom methods and independent study to create a new, hybrid teaching methodology. This model mix and match the best parts of online learning with elements from traditional education and represents a fundamental change in the way coaches and students approach the learning experience.

You will have a coach responsible for guiding you through the course materials and monitoring your progress in the course. Each part of the course will require you to study written and prerecorded materials, join online lectures and discussions as well as to complete and hand in written and practical assignments. Your coach will be assisting you through the entire course in a series of 1-on-1 sessions, by marking and commenting on your written work and guide you as to whom of the coach team you can contact for advice and guidance. You will be encouraged to interact with other learners via the online forum and pair-programming sessions.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I enroll/register for this course?

Please note that all parts of the "Cyber Security Specialist Programme" will be made available for enrollment in August 2018

Are there any admissions requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but having previous experience in information technology related disciplines is required. Each application is judged on its own merits.

How much does the course cost?

The tuition is 16 900 SEK

If you book a spot before September 21st 2018 or if you book a spot on all 6 parts of the Cyber Security Specialist Programme, you will receive a 20% discount. Contact us at info [at] craftacademy.se

What language is this course taught in?

The entire Cyber Security Specialist Programme is taught in English.

What is the format of the class?

The class is delivered using a Blended Learning Model. This model mix and match the best parts of online learning with elements from traditional education and represents a fundamental change in the way coaches and students approach the learning experience.

Do I need any special equipment?

You are required to provide your own computer (preferably a laptop) with a browser installed (see list of supported browsers), reliable internet access, as well as a webcam and microphone in order to participate in this course.

Please note that you will need administrative access to your computer's operating system in order to be able to install various software products and change system configuration. Due to the nature of this course, you should not store any sensitive, private data or content on the computer you plan to use for this course.

What web browser should I use?

Our LMS (Learning Management System) platform works best with current versions of Chrome, Firefox or Safari.

  1. Course Number

    CSS-01
  2. Classes Start

    Winter 2018-19
  3. Estimated Effort

    2 weeks (40 h/week)