Boost Your Cybersecurity Career 2X: PGP with MIT SCC Modules - Masterclass by Ron Sharon

About the Webinar

Get ready to unlock your cybersecurity potential. Join us for a groundbreaking masterclass on Cybersecurity PG Program with MIT SCC Modules.

In this masterclass, we will unravel the mysteries of the digital landscape, explore cutting-edge strategies, and equip you with the skills necessary to launch your career with Amazon, Microsoft, Google and other tech giants.

About the Guest

Ron Sharon

With 20 years of experience, Ron Sharon possesses a wide range of skills and experience in the field of cybersecurity. With a strong background in information security, risk management, and incident response, he has successfully developed and implemented robust security strategies for various organizations. His expertise includes network security, vulnerability management, security architecture, and threat intelligence. Ron's extensive experience in conducting security assessments, penetration testing, and security awareness training further strengthens his expertise in the cybersecurity domain.

About the Host


Experienced journalist with a demonstrated history of working in the newspaper and magazine industry, as well as digital spaces. Skilled in organizational development, video production, hosting, video editing, social media, digital marketing, public relations, public speaking, and writing. Strong media and communication skills. Master of Social Work (MSW) 2013, LSW focused in Social Work and Relationship Therapy from University of Pittsburgh. Received two Bachelor Degrees: Biology and Philosophy. Was accepted to medical school in 2007 but deferred seat to pursue creative adventures.

Why you should attend?

1. Become Job ready for your Cybersecurity career: With 3.5Mn new Cybersecurity job openings expected in 2026, Equip yourself with the skills from the Masters to get your top-paying job

2. Upskill Yourself for a Salary Hike: Certified Cybersecurity professional earns around $100K per annum on average. Get the Expert Recommendations for a High-Quality Certification from the Mentor!

3. Tips & Tricks to crack top-companies cybersecurity interviews: While you see multiple opinions from the market, Ask your Questions to the Expert & get the right guidance directly on LIVE!

Who is this Webinar for?

  • Recent graduates Seeking Expert Guidance to start your Cybersecurity career
  • Professionals Considering a Swift Career Transition into Cybersecurity
  • Anyone curious about a career in Cybersecurity
  • Tips & tricks to define your Cybersecurity career roadmap

Take the first step in your cybersecurity journey - don't miss out on this must-attend webinar and claim your offer for attending!


Why Learn Cybersecurity?

As technology advances, so do the threats that lurk in cyberspace. By acquiring cybersecurity skills, you become a defender, a guardian of sensitive information, and a protector of critical infrastructures. Learning cybersecurity empowers you to identify vulnerabilities, fortify defenses, and safeguard against malicious attacks. It opens doors to exciting career opportunities in a field at the forefront of technological advancements. With cybersecurity knowledge, you can make a tangible impact, ensuring the integrity, privacy, and security of our digital world. So, why learn cybersecurity? Because the digital warriors of today are the protectors of tomorrow.

Job Roles in Cybersecurity:

  • Ethical Hacker
  • Security Analyst
  • Incident Responder
  • Cybersecurity Consultant
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Cryptographer
  • Security Architect
  • Penetration Tester
  • Risk Manager
  • Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst
  • Threat Intelligence Analyst
  • Security Auditor
  • Forensic Analyst
  • Security Compliance Officer
  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Skills You’ll Need to Succeed in Cybersecurity

  • Advanced Hacking Concepts
  • Network Packet Analysis
  • Ethical Hacking
  • IDS Firewalls and Honeypots
  • Security and Risk Management
  • Network Security
  • Software Development Security
  • Cryptography OSI and TCPIP Models
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Security Assessment and Testing
  • Trojans Backdoors and Countermeasures
  • Mobile and Web Technologies


Top Companies Hiring Cybersecurity Professionals:

Google Amazon Microsoft IBM
Deloitte Airbus HSBC JPMorgan-Chase
Accenture Oracle Wells-Fargo


A Day in the Life of a Cybersecurity Professional:

  • Threat monitoring to detect and analyze potential security breaches.
  • Record, audit, respond, document & Investigate security incidents, analyze attack patterns, and determine the scope of the breach.
  • Implement and manage security controls, such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, security policies and procedures to ensure best practices and complaince. and best practices.
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders &  external stakeholders, such as law enforcement and incident response teams, when necessary.
  • Provide security advice and guidance to different departments and business units.

Myths about Cybersecurity as a Career

Facts about Cybersecurity as a Career


Cybersecurity careers are only for experts with extensive technical knowledge.

Cybersecurity offers a wide range of roles suitable for individuals with varying levels of technical expertise.


Cybersecurity careers are monotonous and lack diversity.

Cybersecurity offers diverse and dynamic opportunities with constantly evolving challenges.


Cybersecurity careers require a specific degree in computer science or cybersecurity.

While a degree can be beneficial, cybersecurity careers value a combination of skills, knowledge, certifications, and hands-on experience.


Cybersecurity professionals work in isolation and have limited interaction with others.

Collaboration and teamwork are crucial in cybersecurity, as professionals work with multidisciplinary teams and interact with stakeholders.


Cybersecurity careers have limited job prospects and growth opportunities.

The demand for cybersecurity professionals is rapidly growing, with a wide range of industries and organizations seeking skilled individuals.


Cybersecurity professionals work only in large corporations or government agencies.

Cybersecurity professionals are in demand across industries, including healthcare, finance, retail, and more.


Cybersecurity careers are solely focused on technical aspects, with no room for creativity.

Cybersecurity requires innovative thinking, problem-solving, and creative approaches to address evolving threats and vulnerabilities.


Cybersecurity careers offer limited opportunities for career advancement.

Cybersecurity offers numerous career pathways with opportunities for growth, specialization, and leadership roles.


Cybersecurity professionals must possess advanced programming skills.

While programming skills can be advantageous, cybersecurity encompasses various roles that require a range of skills beyond programming.


Cybersecurity careers are primarily desk-bound and lack real-world engagement.

Cybersecurity professionals engage in various activities, such as conducting security assessments, responding to incidents on-site, and collaborating with teams across different departments.

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