Ops 101: Workshop Curious about ethical hacking? Explore the fundamentals of cybersecurity
Saturday, 11 February 2023 • 10am - 6pm • The Innovation Room at Strathvale
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.
Length: 8 hours
Tuition: CI $99 Need-based Scholarships Available
Taught: Live remote instruction with in-person instructors
RJ Sudlow, BSides Cayman Islands Founder & Owner at Ember Lake
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
General familiarity with using a computer
Comfort with web applications like Facebook, Google Docs, or Outlook
Recommended typing speed of 30 words per minute
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? Career paths Certifications Continuous education
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 to 16 participants. Register your interest below.