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Find your niche in cybersecurity

Professional Certificate in
Essentials of Cybersecurity

What you will learn

  • Describe the vast array of roles and sectors within the Cybersecurity industry;
  • Explain the relationship between management and technology in cybersecurity protection;
  • Identify appropriate types of security controls to the actions of different and evolving threat actors;
  • Apply terminology and basic concepts of cybersecurity;
  • Assess own knowledge, skill, and abilities toward identifying a career path in cybersecurity.
Expert instruction
4 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
6 months
2 - 5 hours per week
Discounted price: $896.40
Pre-discounted price: $996USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. UWashingtonX's Essentials of Cybersecurity Professional Certificate

Meet your instructors
from University of Washington (UWashingtonX)

Barbara Endicott-Popovsky
Director, Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity
University of Washington
David Aucsmith
Senior Principal Research Scientist, Applied Physics Lab
University of Washington

Experts from UWashingtonX committed to teaching online learning

Program endorsements

Our accomplished senior career military veterans transitioning to the private sector are facing significant challenges as they compete for technology, high impact jobs with institutionally trained and educated multinational resources. Cyber Business Analytics (CBA Inc.) envisions EdX programs to produce the advanced skills and competitive edge for the veteran heroes we are onboarding to successfully engage a wide range of cybersecurity solutions for critical infrastructure domains.

David Shaw , Founder and CEO, Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Solutions (CBA)


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