Get #CyberAware With SecureSet

October 14, 2018

October isn’t just a month for free candy, the return of Michael Myers and pumpkin spice lattes, it’s also National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM)! Run by the National Cyber Security Alliance & the U.S. Department of Homeland Security since 2004, NCSAM is an annual effort to educate the general public on cybersecurity topics, making the internet safer for everyone. It’s also a month devoted to addressing the growing cybersecurity skills gap.

At SecureSet Academy, we’re attacking the growing talent deficit by providing the most complete, immersive and compressed cybersecurity education programs in the country. Our immersive programs reduce the average transition into a cybersecurity career from years to months. Our CORE Program prepares you for a cybersecurity engineering career in 24 weeks, while our HUNT Program sets you up for an analytics career in 12 weeks.

We also offer advanced cybersecurity workshops for professionals already in the field. Cybersecurity doesn’t stop advancing, neither should you.

We offer FREE monthly events for both cybersecurity n00bs and cybersecurity professionalsThese events help you become a better hacker and allow you to meet some of the industry’s finest.

We also have our awesome War Games event coming up at our DC and Tampa campuses. You won’t want to miss these hands-on cybersecurity sessions.

Don’t forget to check out our youtube channel to see Success Stories, a full Network Security 101 Workshop and more. We’ve always got new cybersecurity content coming in! 

In honor of NCSAM and the efforts to raise cyber awareness, we’ve rounded up some of our best blog content, written by cybersecurity veterans, career advisors, and other members of the SecureSet team. No matter how involved you are in cyber, we’ve got a blog that will help you learn something new. We hope you’ll engage in the conversation and be a part of making cybersecurity awareness month great!

Learn Cybersecurity: Hacking 101
What better way to be a part of cybersecurity awareness month than to learn hacking and other cybersecurity skills for FREE? Get more comfortable with the world of cybersecurity at our monthly Hacking 101 events.

Cyber Psychology
Even if you feel like you have no business with cybersecurity, understanding the psychology behind malicious hackers can prevent you from being hacked. Lead Technical Instructor, Erik Huffman, shows you how to “reprogram” your cybersecurity mind.

Formalizing Cyber Threat Intelligence Planning
SecureSet Instructor and Special Forces Officer, Chris Ruel shows you how to strategize and defeat cybersecurity threats in his ten-part series on the strategy and analysis of cybersecurity intelligence. Get started with Part I here.

A Case for Immersive Education
SecureSet Founder and CEO, Bret Fund, gives you a complete picture of the state of cybersecurity and how immersive education addresses the growing skills gap. Check out Part I and Part II of this ongoing series.

Not sure if you can ‘hack it’ as a cybersecurity professional?
You may be more ready than you think for a career in cybersecurity. Learn how our PREP program helps you kick off your cybersecurity career. There’s never been a better time to join cybersecurity and secure the future!

SecureSet Career Series
What’s it like to work as a pen tester? How about a threat intel analyst or security consultant? Our career series takes a deep dive into cybersecurity roles. Giving you a closer look at their duties and the skills you’ll need to get hired.

How to Stand Apart in Your InfoSec Job Search
Cybersecurity professionals may be in an incredible demand, but you still have to know how to stand out amongst other applicants. Career Services Manager, Scott Bowman, sheds light on best pathways into the field of cybersec.

Chipping Away at Cybersecurity Stereotypes
What is a cybersecurity professional supposed to look like? Colorado Springs Campus Community Manager, Chip Underwood, is here to tell you why industry stereotypes need to be a thing of the past.

Not Sure if you can ‘Hack it’ as a Cybersecurity Professional
You may be more ready than you think for a career in cybersecurity and there’s never been a better time to become one! Learn why you might be a perfect fit for the job in our career blog.