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Cybersecurity: Discovery (Brooklyn, NYC)

Make connections and test drive the high-earning career of cybersecurity in this expert-led program.

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20 hours


      Cybersecurity needs you (and pays BIG)

      There's a skills gap that cyber companies are desperate to fill


      unfilled cybersecurity roles in the United States


      median entry-level salary


      labor demand growth over next 10 years

      Program Details

      Please bring a laptop and charging cable to work on. We'll provide the rest.

      DatesScheduleLocationEnrollment Link

      Jan 23 - 26, 2024

      10AM - 3PM (EST)

      Brooklyn STEAM Center

      141 Flushing Avenue, Building 77 Suite 301, Brooklyn NY, 11205

      Jan 23 - 26, 2024

      Jan 23 - 26, 2024

      10AM - 3PM (EST)

      Brooklyn STEAM Center

      141 Flushing Avenue, Building 77 Suite 301, Brooklyn NY, 11205

      Cyber Advanced Syllabus

      It's time to level up your cyber skills.


      TEAM CHALLENGE: Manage the secure rollout of a new app—while trying to keep the CEO happy

      Welcome to the wild world of cybersecurity where threats always change and the good fight never ends. After meeting your classmates and program experts, you'll dive into critical infrastructure and why cyber criminals choose their targets.

      Hours 5-8: FINANCIAL CRIMES

      TEAM CHALLENGE: Study a real-world cybercrime, responding as a team to limit the financial loss and solve the attack.

      Take a seat on the other side of the screen to understand what motivates cyber criminals and the techniques they use to breach systems—so that you know how to beat them.

      Hours 9-12: PRIVATE SECTOR

      TEAM CHALLENGE: Take on the role of Cybersecurity Analyst in a mock exercise to detect sensitive data leaks.

      Cyber attackers cast a wide net, targeting companies big and small. Learn why it's important for companies of all sizes to have a cybersecurity strategy—from the pros whose job it is to make those strategies.

      Hours 13-16: PROTECTING OUR NATION

      TEAM CHALLENGE: Assess a real company's security posture using only open-source tools and their website.

      What is the right balance of privacy and security? It's a question cybersecurity professionals must ask and one you'll explore in this workshop.

      Hours 17-20: FINAL CHALLENGE

      TEAM CHALLENGE: Put your knowledge to the test with a final day capture the flag competition against other teams!

      A sneak-peek into more advanced cybersecurity methods, followed by a networking event with the cyber professionals who designed the course.

      How to sign up:

      • 1. Click the button below

        That button will take you to the Work ED web app.

      • 2. Create a Work ED account

        Or login to an existing account.

        You will need your student ID number and an email address.

      • 3. Enroll in the Brooklyn Cyber Discovery Program

        You're all set!

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