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Evolve Security Academy

Courses: Cybersecurity Bootcamp: IN-PERSON (Chicago), Cybersecurity Bootcamp: REMOTE (Live-Online), Penetration Testing Advanced Track (live-online)

Locations

Online, Chicago

About Evolve Security Academy

Evolve Security Academy offers holistic cybersecurity education as well as advanced tracks on specific areas within cybersecurity. Courses are held in Chicago, IL and live-online. The Cybersecurity Bootcamp provides hands-on and immersive training, giving... Read More

The holistic Cybersecurity Bootcamp is 20 weeks and part-time and the options include: IN-PERSON (Chicago) Bootcamp or REMOTE (live-online) Bootcamp.

The advanced tracks are 5 weeks, part-time and live-online. The Advanced Tracks options include Penetration Testing and Application Security.

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Courses

Cybersecurity Bootcamp: IN-PERSON (Chicago)

  • Cost: $14,500
  • Duration: 20 weeks
Locations: Chicago
Course Description:

In-person, immersive and hands-on training delivered part-time in Chicago delivered with face-to-face instruction, recorded lectures and lab tutorials. Students receive a hands-on holistic curriculum, real work experience, job preparation, and a vast network of alumni in an intimate classroom setting.

Curriculum: The curriculum includes modules on the following topics: Introduction to Cybersecurity, Networking, Security Program, OSINT & Social Engineering, Threat Landscape, Scripting for Security, SecOps Architecture, SecOps Threat Modeling, Cryptography, AppSec & Offensive Security, Threat Hunting & Incident Response, Security Apprenticeship, and Job Preparation. An overview can be found on our website.

Outcomes: Upon successful completion of the bootcamp, graduates are able to not only understand the theory behind information security, but also how to apply it in real world situations.

In addition, graduates receive:

- Certificate of Completion and digital badge (290 CPE credits) upon successfully completing the course requirements and final exam.
- Evolve Security Certified Professional (ESCP) certification and digital badge upon meeting course requirements and passing the final ESCP lab exam.
- CompTIA Security+ Certification voucher to take the certification within 90 days after the bootcamp at no cost.
- A network of cybersecurity professionals and experts from different organizations and backgrounds.
- Real world project experience as a Security Apprentice that ca be shared with potential employers.
- Preparation for other information security certifications if pursuing them.
- Job preparation services and support in landing a cybersecurity related job.

Subjects: Linux, Command Line, Python, Data Analytics, Cyber Security, Penetration Testing, Cryptography, Network Security

Cybersecurity Bootcamp: REMOTE (Live-Online)

  • Cost: $12,500
  • Duration: 20 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Curriculum: The curriculum includes modules on the following topics: Introduction to Cybersecurity, Networking, Security Program, OSINT & Social Engineering, Threat Landscape, Scripting for Security, SecOps Architecture, SecOps Threat Modeling, Cryptography, AppSec & Offensive Security, Threat Hunting & Incident Response, Security Apprenticeship, and Job Preparation. An overview can be found on our website.

Outcomes: Upon successful completion of the bootcamp, graduates are able to not only understand the theory behind information security, but also how to apply it in real world situations.

In addition, graduates receive:

- Certificate of Completion and digital badge (290 CPE credits) upon successfully completing the course requirements and final exam.
- Evolve Security Certified Professional (ESCP) certification and digital badge upon meeting course requirements and passing the final ESCP lab exam.
- CompTIA Security+ Certification voucher to take the certification within 90 days after the bootcamp at no cost.
- A network of cybersecurity professionals and experts from different organizations and backgrounds.
- Real world project experience as a Security Apprentice that ca be shared with potential employers.
- Preparation for other information security certifications if pursuing them.
- Job preparation services and support in landing a cybersecurity related job.

Subjects: Linux, Command Line, Python, Data Analytics, Cyber Security, Penetration Testing, Cryptography, Network Security

Penetration Testing Advanced Track (live-online)

  • Cost: $3,200
  • Duration: 5 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

This training is 5-weeks of immersive and hands-on training, delivered remotely through live instruction, recorded lectures and lab tutorials. Students will gain the knowledge to deliver a full penetration test, from scoping to reporting, at the network and application layer. Each lab is created based off real world situations encountered by Evolve Security penetration testers. There is no capture the flag exercises, made up scenarios or silly puzzles.

This training is designed for anyone who wants to become a penetration tester or who is interested on how hacker breaches an organization.
(Topics Covered)

- Approaches to Penetration Testing & Legality
- Scoping & Rules of Engagement
- Threat Modeling
- The Methodology
- Information Gathering / Discovery
- Vulnerability Scanning, Analysis and Its Limitations
- Phishing & Social Engineering
- Web Application and API Testing / Exploitation
- Windows and Linux Environment Testing / Exploitation
- Password Cracking / Brute Force
- Evasion Techniques
- Post Exploitation, Pivoting and Persistence
- Reporting and Remediation

(Outcome)

Students will have the knowledge and skills to perform a penetration testing assessment on an organization and report the findings / vulnerabilities. Students are exposed to numerous types of practical vulnerable systems that are readily seen in the industry and will have the understanding of how to identify, exploit and remediate them.

Each week, students work through various labs that will give you the concrete, hands-on work experience. Upon successful completion of the course material and final lab assessment report, you will receive the Evolve Security Certified Penetration Tester (ESCPT) certification and 50 CPE credits.

Subjects: Linux, Windows Server, TCP/IP, Data Analytics, Cyber Security, Penetration Testing

Evolve Security Academy Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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Curriculum
Job Support

4.86/5

(111 reviews)
    5/9/2016
  • Matt Stelnicki
  • Bootcamp PRO (in-person)
  • Graduated: 2016

Overall Score

Curriculum

Job Support

"Half way through Evolve and the experience has been great."

Evolve has been a great experience. We are about halfway through the cyber security bootcamp and have already gotten hands on experience. Class usually begins with a lecture discussing our current module, and then follows up with an in-class lab which... Read More

The instructors at Evolve Security Academy have created a fantastic learning environment and team setting for this course. I am looking forward to progressing through the remainder of the course and to continue the learning experience with our team. Each day we learn new material building off the previous day. If at any time there is a section or concept that is unclear to a student, we work together as a team to explain the problem and ensure everyone has an understanding of the material.

Despite your background, if you are willing to put in the work and have the right attitude you will succeed.

Comment

Evolve Security Academy's average rating is 4.86 out of 5.0 based on 111 review(s).

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