How to Learn Cyber Security - 108 Bootcamps to Get You Started

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By: The SwitchUp Team
Last Updated: March 20, 2020

Cyber Security is the protection of hardware, software and electronic data from theft or damage. The field of cyber security has experienced exponential growth due to our increasing reliance web-based technology, which has led to growing demand for cyber security engineers.

With nearly 40,000 current openings for cyber security engineers, and salaries averaging at almost $130,000 in the United States, it is clear that these professionals enjoy considerable opportunities and high compensation. Those considering career advancement, or a career change into the cyber security field can often benefit from the skill building that bootcamps offer.

Interested in bootcamps that teach cyber security skills? Highly-ranked programs include Springboard, and Evolve Security Academy. Springboard and Evolve Security Academy. SwitchUp has compiled verified alumni reviews that range from 1 to 5 stars for programs that teach cyber security. Our comprehensive guide to cyber security will help you kick-start your research. Be sure to check out all individual reviews and rankings before making your decision.

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Courses: UI/UX Design Career Track, Data Science Career Track Prep, Data Science Career Track, +8 More
Subjects: A/B Testing, AJAX, CSS, Cyber Security, Data Analytics +25 More
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Springboard is an online learning platform that prepares students for the tech industry’s most in-demand careers with comprehensive, mentor-led online programs in software engineering, data science, machine learning, UI/UX design, cybersecurity, and more. We act as a support system, coach, and cheerleader for working professionals who are ready to level-up or make a major career shift. All Springboard courses are 100% online, remote, and self-paced throughout an average of six to nine months. The Springboard...
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Locations: Online, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Lisbon, Madrid +4 More
Courses: Web Development Part-Time, Web Development Bootcamp, UX/UI Design Bootcamp, +5 More
Subjects: Bootstrap, CSS, Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Design Principles +20 More
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Ironhack is a global tech school with 9 campuses worldwide, located in Miami, Madrid, Barcelona, Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Mexico City, Lisbon and São Paulo. Ironhack offers bootcamps and part-time courses in Web Development, UX/UI Design, Data Analytics and Cyber Security, which are taught both remotely and in-person. With more than 6.000 graduates working at companies like Google, Visa, Twitter, Rocket Internet and Orange, among others, Ironhack has an extensive global network of +600 partner companies....
Locations: Singapore
Courses: Data Science, Web Development, Cyber Security 101
Subjects: CSS, Cyber Security, Data Science, Data Visualization, HTML +3 More

Hackwagon is an immersive coding bootcamp in Singapore. With courses in Data Science, Fullstack Web Development, and Front-end Development, Hackwagon aims to impart industry relevant skills and 21st century capabilities that are future-proof. Their Data Science curriculum is crafted by academics with at least a masters background in Data Science and refined by practitioners who are already well regarded in the Data Science field. Hackwagon Academy is committed in building up tech talents in Singapore....
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Locations: Online, Boise, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Jose
Courses: Software Development Onsite Full-Time Bootcamp, Software Development Online Part-Time Accelerated Bootcamp, Data Science Online Part-Time Bootcamp, +5 More
Subjects: .NET, AJAX, AngularJS, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC +44 More
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Founded in 2012, Coding Dojo has helped 8000+ students advance their career in tech. One of the only bootcamps in the world to teach 3 full-stack technologies in a single 14-week program, graduates go on to be hired by companies like Amazon, Expedia, Microsoft, and more. An industry-leading curriculum that's matched to regional job demand, students choose to learn 3 full-stack languages, choosing from Java, JavaScript, Python, C#, and Ruby depending on location and program....
Locations: Online
Courses: Post Graduate Program in DevOps in collaboration with Caltech CTME, Post Graduate Program in Cloud Computing in collaboration with the Caltech CTME, Post Graduate Program in Data Science in partnership with Purdue University, +22 More
Subjects: Agile, Angular, Artificial Intelligence (AI), AWS, Azure +31 More
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Simplilearn is the world's #1 online Bootcamp for digital economy skills training on emerging technologies and processes that are transforming the digital world today. Our efforts as an organization are focused on helping people acquire the skills they need to thrive in the digital economy. We provide rigorous online training in disciplines such as Data Science and Analytics, AI and Machine Learning, Big Data Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, Project Management, Digital Marketing, among others. Our...

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Locations: Online, Boston, Chicago, London, Miami, NYC +2 More
Courses: Web Development Certificate Course, Digital Marketing, User Experience Design Diploma Program, +16 More
Subjects: A/B Testing, Agile, Algorithms, API, Business +46 More
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Brainstation provides a collaborative, project-based learning experience with training options across the full digital product lifecycle, including data, design, development, marketing, and product. Established in 2012, BrainStation has worked with innovative companies to develop cutting-edge, real-world digital education.
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Locations: Online, Portland, Salt Lake City
Courses: Full-Time Software Developer Boot Camp, Full-Time Python Developer Boot Camp, Full-Time C# and .NET Framework Boot Camp, +19 More
Subjects: .NET, Agile, Android, App Development, ASP.NET +25 More
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The Tech Academy offers full and part-time boot camps that can be studied online from anywhere in the world. There are no set start dates or study schedules – students can enroll anytime and study on their own schedule. Students study at their own speed with Tech Academy Instructors available to help when needed. Instructors review code and assist in debugging. The Tech Academy programs bring about well rounded, entry-level technology professionals that are ready...
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Locations: Online, Austin, Chicago, Houston, NYC, Seattle +1 More
Courses: Online Software Engineering, Online Data Science, Software Engineering, +8 More
Subjects: AngularJS, API, Cryptography, CSS, Cyber Security +18 More
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Founded in 2012 and started the bootcamp revolution, Flatiron School offers immersive on-campus and online programs in software engineering, data science, cybersecurity analytics, cybersecurity engineering, and product design that trains passionate people to excel in fulfilling careers. Through all of its courses, Flatiron School teaches students how to learn and change things: their careers, lives, and the world. To apply, submit your application and share a bit about yourself and what's driving you to start...
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Locations: Online, Lyon, Paris
Courses: Data Essentials, Fullstack Data, Lead Data, +1 More
Subjects: A/B Testing, Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Career Coaching, Cyber Security +11 More
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Become a highly-skilled Data professional with hands-on training programs and a complete career follow-up. With a specific program, you will get a basic knowledge of Cybersecurity. Depending on your initial skill level and your career goals, you can select from 4 different programs. You will learn the state-of-the-art technologies in artificial intelligence, mastering the entire Data pipeline and the basics of Cybersecurity issues to go further in your Tech knowledge.
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Locations: Online, Chicago
Courses: Cybersecurity Bootcamp: REMOTE (Live-Online), Cybersecurity Bootcamp: IN-PERSON (Chicago), OSCP Bootcamp (Live-Online)
Subjects: Command Line, Cryptography, Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Information Security +7 More
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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 students the concrete and practical skills they will actually need on the job. Students gain real work experience through the live security assessment work they perform on non-profit organizations. With over 350,000 unfilled cyber security jobs in the U.S. and 1,000,000...

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