How to Learn Network Security - 24 Bootcamps to Get You Started

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By: The SwitchUp Team
Last Updated: January 9, 2020

Network security encompasses preventing unauthorized intruders from accessing or damaging a private network. Network security is vital to protecting personal, corporate, and government networks from intrusion, misuse, and malware changes. Network security coursework teaches the fundamentals of protecting a network, which includes firewalls, network access control, virtual private networks, behavioral analytics, and intrusion prevention systems.

Studying network security can lead to a career in monitoring networks and installing security software in the role of an information security analyst. This job has a high predicted growth of 32% by 2028, and the average pay is $98,000. An education in network security is also vital to a career as a computer network architect. A network architect designs and creates data communication networks while ensuring the security of the system. The expected job growth for this career is 5% by 2028, and it carries a median salary of $109,000.

Switchup’s mission is to provide up-to-date, transparent, and useful information to anyone interested in pursuing a bootcamp in the tech industry. Listed below are network security bootcamps that have been ranked based on their reviews from verified students and graduates of the programs.

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Courses: Cyber Security Career Track, Data Analytics Career Track, Data Science Career Track, +10 More
Subjects: A/B Testing, AJAX, CSS, Cyber Security, Data Analytics +26 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, Los Angeles, San Jose
Courses: Software Development Onsite Full-Time Bootcamp, Cybersecurity Online Part-Time Bootcamp, Data Science & Visualization Online Part-Time Bootcamp, +6 More
Subjects: .NET, AJAX, AngularJS, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC +47 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, and C# depending on location and program. Students...
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Locations: Online, Portland
Courses: Full-Time C# and .NET Framework Boot Camp, Full-Time Cyber Security Boot Camp, Full-Time Data Science Boot Camp, +30 More
Subjects: .NET, Agile, Android, App Development, ASP.NET +32 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. None of The Tech Academy's bootcamps require any tech background or experience. Students study at their own speed with Tech Academy Instructors available to help when needed. Instructors review code and assist in debugging. The Tech...
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Locations: Online, Chicago
Courses: Cybersecurity Bootcamp: REMOTE (Live-Online), OSCP Bootcamp (Live-Online), Cybersecurity Bootcamp
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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Courses: Cyber Security Bootcamp, Cyber Security Flex Program, Data Analytics Bootcamp, +8 More
Subjects: AJAX, AngularJS, Apache, API, Blockchain +29 More
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Lighthouse Labs was created in 2013 by a team of software developers with a passion for code, mentorship, and education. Our mission: to continuously find the best ways to train the next generation of developers and transform the way tech education is delivered. Since 2013, we have introduced over 40,000 Canadians to the practice of coding and launched over 2,700 graduates into careers as professional developers. With the support of a brilliant team of instructors...

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Courses: Cybersecurity Virtual Academy, Data Science Virtual Academy, Software Engineering Virtual Academy, +1 More
Subjects: AJAX, ASP.NET, Back-End Web Development, C#, Cryptography +19 More
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ENTITY is a one stop shop for women to upskill so they are relevant for the 21st century workforce. We are dedicated to closing the gender wage gap by training, mentoring, and placing women in tech careers. We focus on areas of the job market where women have traditionally been underrepresented, including data science, software development, and digital marketing. On top of that, ENTITY students get access to mentorship and career coaching services. ENTITY also...
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Locations: Online, Bilbao, Madrid, Seville, Valencia
Courses: Cloud & DevOps, Cybersecurity, Data Science, +3 More
Subjects: Agile, Algorithms, AngularJS, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cryptocurrency +37 More
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The Bridge offers cybersecurity, cloud & devOps, data science, UX/UI product design, full stack web development and digital marketing bootcamps both remotely and at its headquarters in Madrid, Valencia, Bilbao and Seville, Spain. Full-time bootcamps are 16 weeks long and the part-time programs are 26 weeks long. During The Bridge bootcamps, students get access from O’Reilly content and have the chance to work with people in the other bootcamp programs for a multidisciplinary approach. The...
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Courses: Cyber Security, Data Science, Power BI, +1 More
Subjects: AngularJS, Bootstrap, Business, Cryptography, CSS +11 More

Mindmajix is a global online training platform designed to help professionals stay up to date with the growing technology. We offer a variety of courses which include Big data, Blockchain, Selenium, Python, Hadoop, Artificial intelligence, and more 500 plus IT courses. With Mindmajix’s platform, you can keep up with the speed of technology and become industry-ready. We further associated with more than 150 plus companies around the globe to upskill their workforce.
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Courses: Cyber Security, Data Science, Full Stack Web Development, +1 More
Subjects: C#, Cryptography, CSS, Cyber Security, Data Science +7 More

Bethel Tech offers 33-39 week part-time online courses in full stack web development, data science, cybersecurity, and UI/UX Design. The Bethel Tech school was founded by Bethel Church and their mission is to bring the kingdom-minded individuals into the tech space and train them to serve companies with the wisdom, character, and power of a superior kingdom. Bethel Tech courses are meant for those with no prior programming experience who wish to enter the tech...
Locations: Online, Baku
Courses: Backend, Cyber Security & SysAdmin, Data Analytics, +9 More
Subjects: Agile, Algorithms, Android, App Development, AWS +49 More

ABB Tech Academy is an educational initiative, based on the methodology developed by center for training of IT professionals «DAN IT education». The education program is based on the Israeli method for training IT-personnel – Telem. Currently the Academy provides immersive bootcamp programs covering main areas of programming, coding and some other designing skills. We offer both online and offline (Baku, Azerbaijan) classes, and currently due to Covid-19 we do hybrid (online / offline mixed)...

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