Cybersecurity Essentials Series

Cybersecurity Essentials Series

The Network Defense Essentials (N|DE), Ethical Hacking Essentials (E|HE), and Digital Forensics Essentials (D|FE) are foundational programs that help students and early career professionals choose their area of competency or select a specific interest in cybersecurity.

 The Essentials Series was designed to give students the foundation on which to build and develop the essential skills for tomorrow’s careers in cybersecurity. These programs educate learners in a range of techniques across industry verticals, such as securing networks, mitigating cyber risks, conducting forensic investigations, and more.

The Essentials Series’ Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) contain eCourseware and video instruction, which is being offered free, with optional paid upgrades to course labs, exam prep, course assessments, and exam vouchers leading to certifications across each of the three Essentials Series courses. 

Take a Free Cybersecurity Essentials Course

Purchase Upgraded Ethical Hacking Essentials Course

Purchase Upgraded Digital Forensics Essentials Course

Purchase Upgraded Network Defense Essentials Course

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The Essentials Experience (FREE)

The Essentials series comes with free learning resources including:

The Upgraded Essentials Experience with Certification ($149.99-199.99)

Practical hands-on learning in a simulated environment gives candidates a competitive edge to hone their skills. Each course in the Essentials Series includes 12 modules with learning exercises and lab ranges that provide a basic to intermediate knowledge of network defense, ethical hacking, and digital forensics. Resources include:


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