Enter the Cybersecurity Workforce in Less Than a Year With a Bootcamp Dedicated to Your Success

Build job-ready skills and lay the foundations for a successful career as a cybersecurity professional in just 10 months. Benefit from instructors who are leaders in the industry and learn in remote live classes and hands-on lab simulations of real-world cyberattacks in our rich, comprehensive bootcamp. Career Outcomes provides networking opportunities inside the industry.

This continuing education program is offered by the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYU SPS).

FIND A JOB YOU ENJOY
DOING, AND YOU WILL
NEVER HAVE TO WORK
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Get Ahead With a Fast-Track
Comprehensive Bootcamp
Discover the Professional
Path for You

Our bootcamp is designed to give you job-ready skills and a comprehensive training to
propel your career into cybersecurity, covering all the basics through to the most in-
demand and advanced skills and capabilities.

Develop Job-Ready Cybersecurity Skills

Train as a Cyber Defender With Hands-On Cyberattack Simulations

Hands-On Classes

Develop practical skills you can apply on the job from day one. Thanks to our hands-on approach to cybersecurity education, our classes feature real-world exercises to help you build the skills and confidence to succeed as a cybersecurity professional.

Cyber Labs
and TDX Arena

Test your growing knowledge and skills with hands-on Cyber Labs exercises. Our virtual learning platform, TDX Arena, encourages you to level up your practical skills with immersive gamified simulations of real-life cyberattacks so you can test your defense skills and techniques.

Virtual Classroom

This part-time and fully remote bootcamp offers live classes and a fully virtual learning environment. Shared online tools foster interactions among learners and instructors, so you can take classes from home while also building relationships in the cybersecurity field.

Expert Instructors

Learn cybersecurity from professionals active in the field. Our instructors bring their industry knowledge and unique insider’s perspective directly into the classroom, so you can understand what it takes to succeed in cybersecurity while also experiencing their mentorship and guidance.

Succeed With
Personalized 360° Support

Access a Network of
Professionals to Help You Thrive

Professional Community

Become part of a professional community of cybersecurity insiders by attending our virtual networking events. Foster new relationships, get to know our local and national hiring partners, and take advantage of unadvertised job opportunities to explore upon program completion.

Career Coaching

Our bootcamp offers a built-in team of career coaches who will help you clarify and achieve your professional goals. As seasoned career advisors, they know how to help you polish your resume and LinkedIn profile, practice interview skills, and so much more.

Learner Support

Our learner success managers help you access the resources you need to thrive throughout the program and beyond. They offer constant support, from keeping you accountable to facilitating tutoring sessions and exams retests.

Job Search Strategies

Finding the right career opportunities can be overwhelming. Our Career Outcomes team can help you locate job opportunities that align with your career goals and get your foot in the door for your first cybersecurity role. Let us help you launch your new career in this skyrocketing field.

Discover Everything
You’ll Learn

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Program Overview

30-Hour Introductory Course
| 370-Hour Extended Program

  • Introductory Course

    Take the Cybersecurity Bootcamp for a test drive with the Introductory Course. During this course, you’ll learn about the industry and will be introduced to networking and network security fundamentals, security on the Linux and Microsoft platforms, offensive security, threats/threat actors, and more.

    You’ll also get a feel for the remote learning environment and acquire all of the information you need to make an informed and confident decision on signing up for the extended program.

    When the Introductory Course is over, the results from your assessment exam will help you determine your ability to excel in a cybersecurity career.
  • Fundamentals Phase

    In the Fundamentals Phase of the bootcamp, learners acquire the basics of the cybersecurity career path. It includes training on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and basic network and cloud security. This phase acts as foundational training for the more rigorous portions of the program.
  • Microsoft Security

    Many companies across the globe rely on Windows Server to manage their computers, networks, and infrastructure. The Microsoft Security course will give learners a real-world, hands-on education in both modern and widely used versions of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Server. learners will learn best practices for administrating and securing the Microsoft ecosystem of products.
  • Computer Networking

    Computer networking is an essential skill for cybersecurity professionals since networks are used in a variety of fields—including health care, finance, technology, manufacturing, travel, and more. The Computer Networking course will give learners a firm understanding of computer network basics, including protocols, topologies, network design, and devices.

    Additionally, the Computer Networking course will give learners a foundation for preparing to take the CompTIA Network+ exam*.
  • Linux Security

    The Linux Security course imparts knowledge and practical skills on the most used operating system in the world—one that is absolutely essential to cybersecurity professionals. learners will learn all of the basics of using and manipulating Linux and will also learn about the various Linux distributions available.

    Upon course completion, learners can begin preparing for the LPI Linux Essentials certification exam*.
  • Cloud Security

    Cloud solutions like Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure are all becoming commonplace as more organizations adopt them. The Cloud Security course prepares learners to discuss, identify, compare, contrast, and use common cloud service platforms and providers. It also covers security offerings so that learners can understand how to implement security for cloud-based platforms.

    Upon completion of the course, learners will have a foundation of cloud security knowledge that they can use to prepare for the AWS Cloud Practitioner certification exam*.
  • Cybersecurity Infrastructure Phase

    In the Infrastructure phase of the program, learners begin focusing exclusively on security concepts and practices. This phase allows course participants to study Python programming, network security, and Critical Infrastructure Security (CIS). Learners gain practical security skills and experience that will prepare them for the Advanced phase of the program.
  • Network Security

    Networks are the foundation for nearly everything on the internet. Learners will leave this course with the skills needed to suggest, design, or implement controls to build secure networks from the design stage to post-implementation. They will have the digital skill set and know-how needed to appeal to potential employers looking to fill technical positions.

  • Cyber Infrastructure & Technology Security

    Cyber Infrastructure & Technology consists of anything from fire and rescue departments to power plants that keep the lights on. In the Critical Infrastructure Security course, you’ll develop the skills needed to protect these important facets of everyday life. Learners will develop knowledge to ensure supply chain, Industrial Internet of Things, and environment security. This skill set is in high demand across the business world, as well as in the cybersecurity industry.

    This course will prepare learners to begin studying for the industry-standard CompTIA Security+ exam*.
  • Intro to Python for Security

    Sometimes the best cybersecurity tool is the one you make yourself. Often, cybersecurity professionals find themselves needing to analyze data, scan a system, or review hosts on a network in a novel way. The Python for Security course gives learners the tools they need to create these custom scripts on the fly, serving as an introduction to basic programming concepts in Python.

    Whether you need a web scraper or a network sniffing tool, having a firm understanding of programming allows you to build your own tools and modify others on the fly. This Python for Security course gives learners the knowledge and tools needed to create custom scripts. It also serves as an introduction to basic programming concepts, which can be used in Python and beyond.
  • Advanced Cybersecurity Phase

    In the Advanced phase of the bootcamp, learners solidify existing skills and begin building new ones in advanced security concepts like game theory, digital forensics, incident response, and ethical hacking. By the end of this phase, learners will have a more complete view of cybersecurity and will be well-prepared to enter the industry.
  • Offensive Security: Ethical Hacking

    This course is a deep dive into the world of ethical hacking, which is critical to the cybersecurity industry. Ethical hackers can include anyone from penetration testers to GRC auditors. The Ethical Hacking course lets the learner get into the mindset of criminal hackers and provides them with the foundation needed to pursue a career with ethical hacking as the primary role.

    Upon completion of this course, learners will be ready to study for the EC-Council CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) certification exam*.
  • DFIR & Threat Hunting

    When there’s a cyberattack, first responders are the first in line to analyze and contain the incident. The Digital Forensics Incident Response (DFIR) & Threat Hunting course gives learners the necessary tools to appropriately respond to attacks, conduct various types of investigations and evidence gathering, and report the results.

    After completing this course, learners will be prepared to study for the EC-Council CSA (Certified SOC Analyst) certification exam*.
  • Game Theory Strategy in Cybersecurity

    In cybersecurity, game theory allows professionals to analyze the nature of cyberattacks by viewing each incident as a series of games and players. This allows them to describe the interactions and outcomes between a threat and an organization without knowing who the threat actually is. The Game Theory course covers the basics of philosophy and mathematics and also provides experience in how to use game theory in cybersecurity. This course helps develop soft skills that are highly critical in cybersecurity by fostering a learner’s ability to think creatively and critically.
  • Career Outcomes

    Get the competitive edge you need to succeed in technical interviews with this specialized workshop. TDX Arena also hosts a dedicated resource hub that includes detailed career guides as well as asynchronous classes.
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Introductory Course 30 Hours

Take the Cybersecurity Bootcamp for a test drive with the Introductory Course. During this course, you’ll learn about the industry and will be introduced to networking and network security fundamentals, security on the Linux and Microsoft platforms, offensive security, threats/threat actors, and more.

You’ll also get a feel for the remote learning environment and acquire all of the information you need to make an informed and confident decision on signing up for the extended program.

When the Introductory Course is over, the results from your assessment exam will help you determine your ability to excel in a cybersecurity career.

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Fundamentals Phase

In the Fundamentals Phase of the bootcamp, learners acquire the basics of the cybersecurity career path. It includes training on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and basic network and cloud security. This phase acts as foundational training for the more rigorous portions of the program.

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Microsoft Security 40 Hours

Many companies across the globe rely on Windows Server to manage their computers, networks, and infrastructure. The Microsoft Security course will give learners a real-world, hands-on education in both modern and widely used versions of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Server. learners will learn best practices for administrating and securing the Microsoft ecosystem of products.

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Computer Networking 50 Hours

Computer networking is an essential skill for cybersecurity professionals since networks are used in a variety of fields—including health care, finance, technology, manufacturing, travel, and more. The Computer Networking course will give learners a firm understanding of computer network basics, including protocols, topologies, network design, and devices.

Additionally, the Computer Networking course will give learners a foundation for preparing to take the CompTIA Network+ exam*.

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Linux Security 30 Hours

The Linux Security course imparts knowledge and practical skills on the most used operating system in the world—one that is absolutely essential to cybersecurity professionals. learners will learn all of the basics of using and manipulating Linux and will also learn about the various Linux distributions available.

Upon course completion, learners can begin preparing for the LPI Linux Essentials certification exam*.

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Cloud Security 15 Hours

Cloud solutions like Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure are all becoming commonplace as more organizations adopt them. The Cloud Security course prepares learners to discuss, identify, compare, contrast, and use common cloud service platforms and providers. It also covers security offerings so that learners can understand how to implement security for cloud-based platforms.

Upon completion of the course, learners will have a foundation of cloud security knowledge that they can use to prepare for the AWS Cloud Practitioner certification exam*.

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Cybersecurity Infrastructure Phase

In the Infrastructure phase of the program, learners begin focusing exclusively on security concepts and practices. This phase allows course participants to study Python programming, network security, and Critical Infrastructure Security (CIS). Learners gain practical security skills and experience that will prepare them for the Advanced phase of the program.

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Network Security 35 Hours

Networks are the foundation for nearly everything on the internet. Learners will leave this course with the skills needed to suggest, design, or implement controls to build secure networks from the design stage to post-implementation. They will have the digital skill set and know-how needed to appeal to potential employers looking to fill technical positions.

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Cyber Infrastructure & Technology Security 40 Hours

Cyber Infrastructure & Technology consists of anything from fire and rescue departments to power plants that keep the lights on. In the Critical Infrastructure Security course, you’ll develop the skills needed to protect these important facets of everyday life. Learners will develop knowledge to ensure supply chain, Industrial Internet of Things, and environment security. This skill set is in high demand across the business world, as well as in the cybersecurity industry.

This course will prepare learners to begin studying for the industry-standard CompTIA Security+ exam*.

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Intro to Python for Security 25 Hours

Sometimes the best cybersecurity tool is the one you make yourself. Often, cybersecurity professionals find themselves needing to analyze data, scan a system, or review hosts on a network in a novel way. The Python for Security course gives learners the tools they need to create these custom scripts on the fly, serving as an introduction to basic programming concepts in Python.

Whether you need a web scraper or a network sniffing tool, having a firm understanding of programming allows you to build your own tools and modify others on the fly. This Python for Security course gives learners the knowledge and tools needed to create custom scripts. It also serves as an introduction to basic programming concepts, which can be used in Python and beyond.

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Advanced Cybersecurity Phase

In the Advanced phase of the bootcamp, learners solidify existing skills and begin building new ones in advanced security concepts like game theory, digital forensics, incident response, and ethical hacking. By the end of this phase, learners will have a more complete view of cybersecurity and will be well-prepared to enter the industry.

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Offensive Security: Ethical Hacking 50 Hours

This course is a deep dive into the world of ethical hacking, which is critical to the cybersecurity industry. Ethical hackers can include anyone from penetration testers to GRC auditors. The Ethical Hacking course lets the learner get into the mindset of criminal hackers and provides them with the foundation needed to pursue a career with ethical hacking as the primary role.

Upon completion of this course, learners will be ready to study for the EC-Council CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) certification exam*.

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DFIR & Threat Hunting 60 Hours

When there’s a cyberattack, first responders are the first in line to analyze and contain the incident. The Digital Forensics Incident Response (DFIR) & Threat Hunting course gives learners the necessary tools to appropriately respond to attacks, conduct various types of investigations and evidence gathering, and report the results.

After completing this course, learners will be prepared to study for the EC-Council CSA (Certified SOC Analyst) certification exam*.

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Game Theory Strategy in Cybersecurity 10 Hours

In cybersecurity, game theory allows professionals to analyze the nature of cyberattacks by viewing each incident as a series of games and players. This allows them to describe the interactions and outcomes between a threat and an organization without knowing who the threat actually is. The Game Theory course covers the basics of philosophy and mathematics and also provides experience in how to use game theory in cybersecurity. This course helps develop soft skills that are highly critical in cybersecurity by fostering a learner’s ability to think creatively and critically.

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Career Outcomes 15 Hours

Get the competitive edge you need to succeed in technical interviews with this specialized workshop. TDX Arena also hosts a dedicated resource hub that includes detailed career guides as well as asynchronous classes.

*Although the course curriculum provides the knowledge necessary to do well on industry exams, this isn’t a test preparation program, where the main focus is how a learner performs on an exam. Certification exams are not taken as part of the program and will require additional costs not included in the program tuition.

Knowledge You Can Apply to Certification Exams

We recognize that learners who are new to the cybersecurity field are more successful in their job search when they have obtained industry certifications. To help boost your credentials, even though our bootcamp is not a certification-prep program, we’ve created in-depth resources to help you learn skills applicable to the certification exams below.

  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

    The AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification exam is meant for individuals with knowledge of the widespread AWS Cloud platform, as well as its infrastructure and systems. Security and compliance experience in AWS Cloud is a key requirement for passing the exam.
  • Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate

    The Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate certification allows learners to gain an understanding of how Security Operations Centre (SOC) teams detect and respond to security incidents and is considered a great starting point for cybersecurity professionals.
  • LPI Linux Essentials

    The Linux LPI Essentials exam offers learners a way to verify their knowledge of the Linux operating system, as well as the workings of various open-source applications. The exam tests the ability to manage users and groups on Linux and also measures their competency with the Linux command line, system permissions and security, basic network configuration skills, and overall Linux administration.
  • CompTIA CySA+

    The CompTIA CySA+ certification is considered an intermediate-level exam meant to help learners apply behavior analytics to networks and devices as they combat cybersecurity threats. It also asses the individual's proficiency in threat management, vulnerability management, cyber-incident response, and security architecture & tool sets.
  • CompTIA Network+

    The CompTIA Network+ certification exam measures a learner’s ability and knowledge of network device configuration, management, and troubleshooting. It also tests a cybersecurity professional’s familiarity with emerging mobile, cloud, communication, and virtualization technologies.
  • CompTIA Security+

    The CompTIA Security+ certification exam takes learners a step above the CompTIA Network+ exam. Considered an entry-level certification in the cybersecurity field, the CompTIA Security+ exam measures a candidate’s skill over a wide range of disciplines, including networks, systems, security administration, and penetration testing.
  • (ISC)² SSCP – Systems Security Certified Practitioner**

    For learners who have achieved one year of experience after completion of their program.

    learners with at least one year of experience after the completion of their program can take the (ISC)² SSCP – Systems Security Certified Practitioner certification exam.

    The (ISC)² SSCP exam is meant for cybersecurity professionals who have proven, practical, and hands-on experience and knowledge of the security environment. Once they obtain this certification, individuals have proof that they can carry out the implementation, monitoring, and administration of information technology infrastructure according to information security best practices, policies, and procedures.

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

The AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification exam is meant for individuals with knowledge of the widespread AWS Cloud platform, as well as its infrastructure and systems. Security and compliance experience in AWS Cloud is a key requirement for passing the exam.

Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate

The Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate certification allows learners to gain an understanding of how Security Operations Centre (SOC) teams detect and respond to security incidents and is considered a great starting point for cybersecurity professionals.

LPI Linux Essentials

The Linux LPI Essentials exam offers learners a way to verify their knowledge of the Linux operating system, as well as the workings of various open-source applications. The exam tests the ability to manage users and groups on Linux and also measures their competency with the Linux command line, system permissions and security, basic network configuration skills, and overall Linux administration.

CompTIA CySA+

The CompTIA CySA+ certification is considered an intermediate-level exam meant to help learners apply behavior analytics to networks and devices as they combat cybersecurity threats. It also asses the individual's proficiency in threat management, vulnerability management, cyber-incident response, and security architecture & tool sets.

CompTIA Network+

The CompTIA Network+ certification exam measures a learner’s ability and knowledge of network device configuration, management, and troubleshooting. It also tests a cybersecurity professional’s familiarity with emerging mobile, cloud, communication, and virtualization technologies.

CompTIA Security+

The CompTIA Security+ certification exam takes learners a step above the CompTIA Network+ exam. Considered an entry-level certification in the cybersecurity field, the CompTIA Security+ exam measures a candidate’s skill over a wide range of disciplines, including networks, systems, security administration, and penetration testing.

(ISC)² SSCP – Systems Security Certified Practitioner**

For learners who have achieved one year of experience after completion of their program.

learners with at least one year of experience after the completion of their program can take the (ISC)² SSCP – Systems Security Certified Practitioner certification exam.

The (ISC)² SSCP exam is meant for cybersecurity professionals who have proven, practical, and hands-on experience and knowledge of the security environment. Once they obtain this certification, individuals have proof that they can carry out the implementation, monitoring, and administration of information technology infrastructure according to information security best practices, policies, and procedures.

** In order to be certified, learners must have a minimum of at least one year of cumulative work experience in one or more of the seven disciplines of the SSCP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK)

Program Tuition

Invest in yourself and your future career. Our career-prep program can help you develop the job-ready skills you need to break into cybersecurity

30-Hour Introductory Course

$500

370-Hour Extended Program

$17,480

Requirements

Internet access

Drive, ambition
and passion

Introductory course
and admission exam

*Tuition, fees, and deposits subject to change.
**This continuing education program is offered by the NYU School of Professional Studies.

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