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Protect yourself and your organisation from one of the most prevalent threats today. Cyber.

What is the Cyber Defender Pathway?

The Cyber Defender Pathway provides in demand Cyber Security skills for those looking to get into one of the largest and fastest growing industries within tech. The courses are designed to take those who wish to transfer their skills into the digital world of Cyber Security, whether they come from a technical or non-technical background.
It takes
140 hours
to become a Cyber Defender.
Become a

TIER 1 SOC ANALYST

Threat Intelligence
Incident Response
Ethical Hacking

Your course journey

The Cyber Defender Pathway has been developed by WithYouWithMe not only to prepare you for the normalisation of Cyber skills across all workplaces, but also to provide you with the training that could land you in an entry level position upon graduating from the pathway.
01 hour
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Key skills
The ‘Welcome to the Cyber Defender Pathway’ short course provides you with information about the Cyber Defender pathway, and how Cyber jobs are developing in the current market.

Overview of the Cyber Defender Pathway
Information on the current Cyber job market
Demonstration of how to use our learning platform and all it’s features

05 - 08 hours
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Key skills
Hardware
Operating Systems and Software
Office Suites
Virtual Machines.
Networks
Cloud Computing
Security in IT
08 - 12 hours
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Key skills
An understanding of networking is foundational for any Cyber Security professional. The Network Fundamentals course offers you training in networking skills in an informative and practical learning environment.

Network Topologies
Network Devices
Wireless Technologies
OSI Models
Protocols
Ports
Routing
Firewalls
IP addressing/subnetting
Configuring a router (Lab)

10 - 15 hours
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Our Linux Fundamentals course provides hand-on experience within various Linux environments, and shows you how to navigate and conduct processes within Linux based systems. 

The Linux Command Line
Basic System Administration
Basic User Administration
Security & Permissions
Linux in the cloud
Installing Linux as a Virtual Machine(Lab)
100 hours
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Key skills
The Cyber Security Analyst course is the final step in the Cyber Defender Pathway. Here you will learn a variety of skills relevant to the Cyber Security Analyst, relevant to understanding and implementing both the technical and business requirements for the defensive Cyber protection.

Understanding the tasks, duties and responsibilities associated with Cyber Security professionals (in particular, the Tier 1 SOC Analyst)
Understanding fundamental Cyber Security models, frameworks, and strategies (CIA Triad, Defence in Depth, Essential 8, Cyber Kill Chain)
Technical knowledge of operating systems, and the ability to perform system hardening
Conducting analysis of advanced persistent threats, and their methods of attack
Design policy and perform processes related to Incident Response
Conduct operations and monitoring within a SIEM environment
Perform Network Traffic Analysis using data captures

Job outcomes

With the challenges of digital transformation looming over all aspects of modern society, the demand for Cyber Security aware and Cyber Security trained professionals is only growing across all industries, whether that be finance or retail, health or infrastructure, private or public.
Australia
USA
Canada
$103,538
Average salary
27,168
Total job openings
Common job titles
Information security/analyst
IT security analyst
Cyber security analyst
Senior security analyst
Top skills in demand
1. Security Operations Centres
2. Linux
3. Networking
4. Computer Security
5. Security Policies and Procedures
$85,704
Average salary
27,168
Total job openings
Common job titles
Information security/analyst
IT security analyst
Cyber security analyst
Senior security analyst
Top skills in demand
1. Security Operations Centres
2. Linux
3. Networking
4. Computer Security
5. Security Policies and Procedures
$88,546
Average salary
27,168
Total job openings
Common job titles
Information security/analyst
IT security analyst
Cyber security analyst
Senior security analyst
Top skills in demand
1. Security Operations Centres
2. Linux
3. Networking
4. Computer Security
5. Security Policies and Procedures

Meet the intructors

Meet our instructor team.  They are here to help, get in touch if you have any questions.

Eric McIntyre

Eric has a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in History and Philosophy. Since graduating in July 2019, Eric has honed his degree to suit a Cyber Security context, completing the WYWM Cyber Defender Program and continuously developing his skills in the industry.

After moving into a teaching role at WYWM, Eric has gained experience in learning development and managing student experience throughout the WYWM pathway.

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