Ops 101: Workshop

9 September 2023

Op 101 Explore Ethical Hacking and Cybersecurity

Ops 101: Workshop

Explore Ethical Hacking & Cybersecurity

Saturday, 9 September, 2023The Innovation Room at Strathvale 10am to 6pm

Ops 101 is a beginner-friendly course focused on experiencing what cybersecurity is all about, through a day-long immersive course that focuses on hands-on usage of the tools and techniques of ethical hackers. The only technical skill required to take the course is basic computer use familiarity. Learn the basics of cybersecurity, get a taste of the all-new Code Fellows Cyber Ops program, learn how systems are exploited, so you know how to defend them.

Please note space is limited. RSVP below. 

Course Details

  • Ages: 18+
  • Length: 8 hours 
  • Tuition: CI $99 Need-based Scholarships Available
  • Class Size: Limited to 16 participants 
  • Taught: Live remote instruction by Code Fellows with in-person instructors
  • Classroom Location: 90 North Church Street, Strathvale House, Ground Floor "The Innovation Room"
  • You'll Need: A laptop computer and mobile device
  • Lunch and refreshments will be provided 
  • Programme Partners: Code Fellows, Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) and Enterprise Cayman

Course Instructors

  • John Cokos, Director of Curriculum at Code Fellows
  • Bayo P. Sodimu, Head of Engineering at Mento Labs and Senior Principal Consultant at Dimsou Digital
Outcomes
In this workshop, you will:
  • Get to try out hacking techniques for yourself in a safe “cyber range”.
  • Discover how attackers find weaknesses and attack them.
  • Learn to think like a cybercriminal, using tools like social engineering, cryptography, and brute-force attacks.
  • Research and report on real-world exploits.
  • Explore career pathways to in-demand jobs in pen-testing and cybersecurity.

Prerequisites

  • General familiarity with using a computer.
  • Comfort with web applications like Facebook, Google Docs, or Outlook.
  • Recommended typing speed of at least 30 words per minute.

Topics

  • What is a hacker?
    What separates the good from the bad.
    Case studies in modern cybersecurity.
  • How do hackers exploit systems?
    Hands-on practice with finding vulnerabilities.
    Team based exercises in building and using hacking skills.
  • What does a career in cybersecurity look like?
    Explore career pathways.
    Explore certifications.

Material Requirements
You are required to attend with your own laptop with the Chrome web browser installed, or a Chromebook. Your computer should allow you to participate in the Zoom call, while simultaneously using Chrome for accessing resources online.

Professionalism
Punctuality, participation in discussions, completion of assignments, and demonstration of professional courtesy to others are required, in accordance with our Code of Conduct. Attendance will be taken at the beginning of the workshop. Passing requires attendance at the full workshop.

Please note space is limited. RSVP below. 

Cayman Enterprise City Code Fellows Ops 101

 

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