Cybersecurity Bootcamp

Train for a new career in cybersecurity in 24 weeks

Next Start Date: April 18, 2023- meets Tue/Thu 7-9PM

Cyber Security professionals can earn an average salary of $111,544 according to The industry is projected to grow by 30% in the next decade, making it one of the most sought-after professions in the United States.

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Careers in Cybersecurity

  • Information Security Analyst
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Security Software Developer
  • Penetration Tester or Ethical Hacker
  • Cybersecurity Manager or Director
  • Incident Responder or Forensics Analyst

How does the Cybersecurity Bootcamp work?

  • No previous experience required.  High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 24 week bootcamp in three, 8-week phases.
  • 4 hours per week of live online instructor training, two weekday evenings. If you miss a class, don’t worry – you’ll have access to the recorded session.
  • 16+ lab hours of homework and assignments per week. 
  • Virtual Career Services assistance is available 24/7. Individual meeting times can be scheduled with a career counselor. 
  • Free tutoring available. Schedule an appointment at your convenience. 

Develop Job-Ready Cybersecurity Skills

  • Training prepares you to take the CompTIA Security+ and CompTIA CySA+ certifications. Free test vouchers are included. 
  • Gain practical experience in computer vulnerabilities, attack vectors, exploits, and mitigation controls. 
  • Curriculum covers PC and server software, applications, code, networking, systems, web technologies, and databases.
  • Conduct event and incident investigations, developing the skills to identify and respond to computer intrusions, infections, and unauthorized access or usage. 
  • Learn the leading approaches to managing cybersecurity, including ‘defense in depth’ and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework. 
  • Receive hands-on training in areas including CEH type scenarios, defensive and offensive cybersecurity, networking, systems, web technologies, and databases.
  • Conduct technical analysis, and suggest change control recommendations.
  • Identify, assess, report on technology and information security risks. Analyze data to produce meaningful metrics for risk management programs.

Register for Cybersecurity Bootcamp

  • Cyber Security II, Network Operating Systems
    • Prerequisite: Cybersecurity I, Network Security Fundamentals or CompTIA Sec+ Certificate
    • Includes CompTIA CySa+ exam and voucher
    • Class Begins: April, 18th, 2023
    • Meets Tue/Thu 7PM-9PM
    • Total cost: $4,500
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Program Requirements: FAQ’s

  • Must complete 90% of assignments
  • Must maintain 80% attendance in each phase
  • Successfully pass all exams to receive a Certificate of Achievement
  • Access to high speed internet, Bluetooth mouse and monitor.
  • Each VM may need 2-4 GB of RAM and 20-40 GB of Hard Disk storage.  
  • To ensure you are able to complete all of the hands-on activities effectively, we recommend a computer with the following:
    • Memory/RAM: 16GB or more
    • Disk Space: 300+ GB free space
    • x64 Processor (at minimum): AMD Ryzen 5 or Intel Core i5; dual core CPU at least 2.8
    • GHz (recommended):AMD Ryzen 7 or Intel Core i7 or greater
    • Mac or Windows OS no more than 2 years old and not in beta; If using a Mac we highly recommend the Intel processor instead of the M1 processor due to compatibility issues which will not be supported.
  • Note: if the operating system does not meet the requirements above, Bergen Community College will not be able to help troubleshoot any technical issues the student may encounter.