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Cyber Security Bootcamp: Get a job in cybersecurity, guaranteed.
Learn in-demand skills, and prepare for a globally recognized certification in cybersecurity.
We’ve partnered with CompTIA, the world's leading tech association, to create this program. CompTIA has developed certification exams that map directly to today’s current IT job roles.
CompTIA's Security+ certification lays the groundwork for specialized career paths in cybersecurity. Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills necessary to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career. Certification covers core technical skills in risk assessment and management, incident response, forensics, enterprise networks, hybrid/cloud operations, and security controls, ensuring high-performance on the job.
Springboard’s Cyber Security Bootcamp incorporates preparation materials, developed with CompTIA, for taking the certification exam, as well as official practice exams.
This 360-hour bootcamp covers cybersecurity fundamentals, systems and network security, vulnerability assessment, and security operations. By studying 15-20 hours per week, you should complete it in 6 months. Course units include learning resources, practice exercises, practical labs, and career-related coursework. Here is a preview.
This module introduces you to the fundamentals of cybersecurity through a hands-on journey of recognizing basic IT security threats and various ways to mitigate those threats. This involves an exploration of red-team (offensive security professionals) vs. blue-team (defensive security professionals) spheres of work, setting you up for the first, user-facing domains of cybersecurity: systems security.
Identity and Access Management (IAM) is one of the most important disciplines within cybersecurity. It aims to manage user identities and their access to enterprise resources and data. IAM governance and programs—including policies, processes, and technologies—manage user identities and access, as well as what a user can do within a system through authentication, authorization, and accounting.
In the Security Assessment and Training unit, you will learn how to conduct security assessments and recommend remediation activities. You will also learn how to create Information Security (IS) audit test plans, which will give you insight into how IS auditors approach their engagements. Exposure to advanced concepts around web security testing and the use of Kali Linux is also included.
The guided capstone project will consist of several stages of solution design for a given problem statement. During this capstone, you will be required to work on a hypothetical pen test and develop a corrective action plan. The guided capstone is designed to help you understand how various components that we learn throughout the course come together to form an experience that familiarizes the student with a day-in-the-life of a security analyst.
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Our career-focused curriculum, 1:1 calls with your career coach, and mock interviews, will help you land your dream job. You can access these and all our career support services for 6 months after completing the program.
This cybersecurity bootcamp is designed for people who have an appetite to try new things, an aptitude for problem-solving, and strong communication and collaboration skills. We welcome students from all work experiences and fields of study.
The Cyber Security Career Track is a 6-month program. Most students devote 15-20 hours a week to complete the course. You can complete the course earlier by putting in more time per week.
The full tuition of the program is $9,540. If you pay upfront for the program, you get a discount on tuition. Remember, if you don’t get a job within 6 months of completion, you’ll receive a full refund. See job guarantee eligibility terms.
Secure your spot now. Spots are limited, and we accept qualified applicants on a first come, first served basis.
The course is completely online. All you need is an internet connection.
Becoming a cybersecurity professional takes time and effort. We've built a curriculum to teach you what you should know to land a job. The course length will vary for each student since the course is entirely self-paced. We expect most students will finish the course in 6 months working at ~15-20 hours per week.
There are 4 payment options (all of which come with our job guarantee as long as you meet eligibility requirements). Our two standard payment plans are:
In addition, we have 2 other payment options. These are available by application to qualifying US citizens and permanent residents. If you are not a US citizen or permanent resident, you can still apply for Climb financing with a fully qualifying co-borrower who is a citizen or permanent resident - as long as you both have a US address. Deferred tuition is only available to US Citizens and permanent residents.
**All charges will be in USD (based on the above prices).
**If you reside outside the U.S., this might carry an additional transaction fee, depending on the bank you use. We display prices in your local currency to give you an estimate of how much you will pay based on prevailing exchange rates, excluding transaction fees.
Yes! Finance your tuition with a loan from our partner Climb Credit. If approved, you can start by paying as little as $55 - $111 per month. Learn more.