Free Cybersecurity
Kickstarter Training Program

Start your Cybersecurity Career Journey with our 1 Month Kickstarter Training.
Continue with payment options and invest in your career "risk-free" with a job guarantee.

Next Cohort Starts on Monday, 29.03.2021

1 MONTHS – ONLINE – LIVE SESSIONS – HANDS-ON LAB EXERCISES – 1:1 MENTORING – CAREER FOCUSED

1 Month

Live-Online

Part-Time

Live Online Office Hours (4 hours/week)
One on one mentoring (30 minutes/week)
Accredited self-study learning materials
(15 hours/week on average)

80 Hours

CPEs

1 Month

Live-Online

Part-Time

Live Online Office Hours (4 hours/week)
One on one mentoring (30 minutes/week)
Accredited self-study learning materials
(15 hours/week on average)

80 Hours

CPEs

Tuition

FREE

Tuition

FREE

Level

Beginner

Live-Online

Labs Heavy

Peak Cyber Institute Students Land Their Dream Cybersecurity Careers

What does a Cybersecurity Professional do?

A Cybersecurity Professional scopes out vulnerabilities, detects cyberthreats, identify vulnerabilities with penetration testing skills and implements changes to protect an organization.

Median National Salary

$98,342

Annual Job Postings in the USA

165,000+

Expected Job Growth

25%

Projected value of U.S. cybersecurity industry by 2023

$250 billion

Growth in open cybersecurity positions from 2013 to 2021

350 percent

* Source: CompTIA analysis of data from Burning Glass Technologies Labor Insights, EMSI, and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Note: Annual salaries can vary greatly by location, experience, and other factors. Job postings are a proxy for employer demand for the occupation. Projected job growth covers the period 2018 to 2028.

Benefits

Accredited
Training

Learn with accredited materials from CompTIA for a complete & respected career upgrade.

Recognised
Certification

Complement your training journey with the highly requested CompTIA certifications to impress recruiters and your potential employers.

Hands-on
Skills

No Experience? No Problem. Improve your hands-on skills in our bespoke cyber labs.

Accredited
Training

Learn with accredited materials from CompTIA for a complete & respected career upgrade.

Recognised
Certification

Complement your training journey with the highly requested CompTIA Security+ and CySA+ certifications to impress recruiters and your potential employers.

Hands-on
Skills

No Experience? No Problem. Improve your hands-on skills in our bespoke cyber labs.

Focused
Learning

Instead of wasting time with irrelevant details, only focus on what you must learn today to land your dream job as soon as possible.

Focused
Learning

Instead of wasting time with irrelevant details, only focus on what you must learn today to land your dream job as soon as possible.

Career
Desk

From CV design to interview skills, get everything you need from one central learning environment.

One on One
Mentoring

We follow your progress from beginning to end to make sure you will never be in the dark. Create support requests, join live sessions and speak with experts anytime you need.

Fits Into
Your Life

Learn with accredited materials from CompTIA for a complete & respected career upgrade.

Support
Sessions

Get answers to all of your technical and career related questions with live online sessions with our experts, a couple of times a week.

Gain Real
Work Experience

Students perform live security assessments and other portfolio projects on non-profit organizations, charities and private firms under instructor supervision, giving students the real work experience.

Our students have gone on to work for

9 Skills That You Master and Validate
with the Cybersecurity Kickstarter Program

Cybersecurity Career Development & Mindset

No amount of information would help you if you don’t operate with the right mindset to start your cybersecurity career. You will start creating your personal journey by building this mindset, along with getting familier with cybersecurity industry, job opportunities, career options to map out your career plan.

Introduction to Cybersecurity

You will start with cybersecurity fundamentals, definitions, stakeholders, current and future trends to build a solid foundation as a cybersecurity professional.

Cyber
Awareness

Cybersecurity awareness is a key component to become a cybersecurity professional to deal with various cyber attacks such as phishing e-mails or other social engineering techniques.

Attacks, Threats and Vulnerabilities

Focusing on more threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities on the Internet from newer custom devices that must be mitigated, such as IoT and embedded devices, newer DDoS attacks, and social engineering attacks based on current events.

Implementation

Expanded to focus on administering identity, access management, PKI, basic cryptography, wireless, and end-to-end security.

Architecture and Design

Includes coverage of enterprise environments and reliance on the cloud, which is growing quickly as organizations transition to hybrid networks.

Operations and Incident Response

Covering organizational security assessment and incident response procedures, such as basic threat detection, risk mitigation techniques, security controls, and basic digital forensics.

Cybersecurity Management

Cybersecurity management and frameworks focus on People and Process elements of cybersecurity, to complement the picture with the Technology elements of cybersecurity.

Linux
Basics

You will continue your cybersecurity career journey with Linux Basics and introduction to Kali Linux. You willalso set up your first home-lab to start building your hands-on skills!

Computer
Networks

As a cybersecurity professional, you’ll need to be familiar with how computers connect and communicate. In this lesson, you’ll learn the foundations of TCP/IP protocol, ISO Layers and IP addressing schemes.

Basics of Cryptography

To become a successful cybersecurity professional, you’ll need be familiar with the basics of encryption, decryption, cryptography and hashing. In this lesson, you’ll start building your know-how on cryptography.

Securing Devices and Networks

Protecting and securing digital information assets and the devices which process that data is a critical compotent of information/cyber security. You’ll start learning how to protect such devices and network in this lesson.

Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing

In this final technical part of the Cyber Kickstarter Program, you’ll start testing systems for vulnerabilities with penetration testing & ethical hacking techniques. You will start from scratch and learn the fundamentals of penetration testing and exploitation. 

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Land a cybersecurity job. Guaranteed.

Your money back if you don’t land a job within 6 months after graduating from our cybersecurity bootcamps.

Complete the course
 

We’ll teach you everything you need to know to launch your career as a cybersecurity analyst. You will not only get the world class training and hands-on skills which employer are looking for, you will also be equipped with top cybersecurity certifications like Security+, CySA+ or Pentest+, depending on the track you choose.

Work 1:1 with a career mentor

You will meet with your career mentor every week to make sure you hit your learning goals and finish the program on time. On top of that, there will be multiple group coaching sessions where you can meet with your peers and practice your skills with your technical instructors.

Hands-on Job Experience
 

You will build real-life job experience with portfolio projects through our apprenticeship partners. This way you will not only build the skills you want, but also create the perfect impression employers and recruiters are looking for.

With deferred tuition, you don't pay until you start your job

Pay $850 deposit and small monthly committments, and the rest after you start your cybersecurity analyst job.

The total cost of this option is $10,990. You pay a $850 deposit, $250/month during the course; and $950/month for 12 months after you start your job.

Tuition

The Cyber Kickstarter Program is FREE to help you get started with your training journey. 

After this 1 month, you’ll have various payment options to continue your journey, and all of them comes with Peak Cyber Institute’s job guarantee. 

If you don’t get a cybersecurity job within six months of graduation, you get a full refund.

 See job guarantee eligibility terms

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Peak Cyber Institute
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FullStack Cyber Bootcamp
Percent of income paid
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Duration of payments
1-12 Months
12
Upfront
Upfront
Duration of the course
6 Months
8 Months
5 Months
6 Months
Job Guarantee
Yes
No
No
No
Total cost
$6800
Up to $22,500
$12,500
Up to $15,980
Starting Period
Every Monday
Every 2 Months
Every 2 Months
Every 6 months
One on one mentoring
Yes
No
No
No

Frequently Asked Questions

Anyone who is interested in cybersecurity careers, regardless of education or job experience. After this 1 month program, you’ll have the opportunity to continue your training journey based on your skills and your career goals.

The course is completely online. All you need is an internet connection.

Becoming a cyber security professional takes time and effort. We’ve built a curriculum to get you started in this journey with the fundamentals everybody needs to know.

The Cyber Kickstarter course lenght is 1 month. Then you’ll have the option to choose from IT Analyst, Cybersecurity Analyst or Penetration Tester programs, which take 6 months to complete on average.

By the end of this 1 Month Kickstarter program, you’ll have much better clarity on cybersecurity career options and your ideal roadmap.

Then, when you get started with our regular part-time, online bootcamp programs, you’ll spend around 6 months to finish the course.

There are modules in the course which focus on career components. In those modules, you’ll learn the latest job hunting strategies and work 1:1 with your career coach to create a successful job search strategy, build your network in tech, craft a cyber security analyst resume and LinkedIn profile, practice mock technical and behavioral interviews, debrief after actual job interviews, and negotiate your salary. We expect you to land a cybersecurity analyst job within six months of course graduation.

The Cyber Kickstarter Course doesn’t require specific skills or know-how, but being committed is key to your success.

On the other hand, we expect our students speak English fluently and have a positive attitude at all times.

Your tuition includes:

  • 60+ hour curriculum of technical and career materials curated by industry experts.
  • Weekly 1-1 video calls with your personal mentor.
  • Access to an exclusive community of mentors, career coaches, and peers.
    Dedicated community managers to answer questions and give feedback on projects within a day.
  • Hands on learning through practice labs.
  • Personalized feedback to help you polish your resume, portfolio, and social profiles.
  • 1-on-1 sessions with a cybersecurity career coach to personalize your pitch and job-search strategy.

We will provide a certificate of completion to all students who complete the Cyber Kickstarter Course and receive mentor approval on their successful progress.

In our regular bootcamp programs, as part of the curriculum, you’ll also take various CompTIA certification exams (such as Security+, CySA+, Pentest+)

When you pass the exams, you will also receive your official certifications and you can display your certificate on LinkedIn via our integration, or add to your resume.

Best part is, official certification exam fees are included in your tuition!

Spots are limited and we accept candidates on a rolling basis. Our programs start every Monday.

The first step involves a 10-15 minute questionnaire to learn about your prior educational and work experience.

Based on your responses, we might ask for additional information — e.g. a brief phone interview, or a quick technical and security challenge — just to make sure our Bootcamp Program is a good fit for you.

Bharat, our Career Mentor can help you decide if the Cyber Kickstarter Program is the right course for you.

Reach out at bharat.thakrar@peakcyberinstitute.com

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