You want to get started in cyber security, but you don’t know how?
Interested in cyber security? You want to work in digital security, but you don’t know where to start? Join us for a – free – 6 week training and discover the most important things you need to know to start a complete cyber security course. Are you joining the sprint?
Where and when?
Registrations deadline: 6 January 2023
Selections: 10 January 2023
Start training: 17 January 2023
End training: 25 February 2023
This is what you’ll gain
This training aims at preparing you to start an education in cyber security, based on your existing knowledge and the ones you will acquire at BeCode.
- Being comfortable with your computer and using it effectively
- Understand the importance of cyber security
- Know how to read and correct Python code
- Training your social skills: public speaking, working in a team, feeling comfortable in your work, daring to ask others for help, giving and receiving feedback
- Know how to install and configure an operating system
- Know how to manage users of a local network
- Understanding the basics of technical English
What you will learn and how
Week 1 & 2
We’re starting with the most basic thing: how does your computer work? We’re going to let you discover how your computer works on the inside. We start with the hardware and will then install and configure different operating systems. This is also a great occasion to discover how a terminal works! After these two weeks, your computer has no more secrets for you!
- Having a basic understanding of how a computer works
- Installing and configuring an operating system (Linux, Windows)
- Using a command-line shell (Powershell, Bash)
- Using virtual machines
- Understanding the importance of cyber security within a company
- Discovering the different cyber security fields
Week 3, 4 & 5
Now, how does a network work? We start from scratch. You will be able to describe in a detailed way how networks function. Abbreviations like ‘TCP/IP, OSI, FTP, SSH, …’ will become part of your daily vocabulary. And you will also be able to apply the basic principles of managing and using a local network. At the end of this part, we will introduce you to the different kinds of attacks companies might suffer.
- Describing the basic principles of an OSI and a TCP/IP model
- Describing the basic principles of a public and a local network
- Installing and configuring Windows Server
- Describing the basic function of LDAP and Active Directory
- Implementing a local saving system
- Implementing sharing files and printing services
- Using and describing the operation of a virtual private network
- Describing piracy techniques used against companies
During this week, we will provide you with the principal concepts to start to code. At the end of this week, you will be able to write a bit of Python script!
- Creating variables and describing the type of data
- Using basic operators
- Creating and using conditions
- Creating and using loops and iterations
- Creating and using functions
- Knowing how to create a basic algorithm
How to apply?
Fill in our form. That will enable us to know you a bit more. No tricks here, just be as you are!
2. Practice on TryHackMe (optional)
You don’t feel entirely ready to start the adventure? Then go to TryHackMe to do some fun exercises. This step is not mandatory.
Join us at our events and selection (more like getting-to-know-each-other) days. It will be fun and not stressful at all. The goal will be for us to understand your expectations and how you’ll benefit from our training.
- To be over 18
- To be registered as an unoccupied job seeker with VDAB, Actiris or Le Forem
- To have a basic knowledge of computers (how to switch on/off the device, how to type, send emails, etc.)
- To have an affinity with the numeric field and the desire and motivation to kick-start a career in this domain
A diploma isn’t required!