Key features

  • 24 hours of live instructor-led online training sessions
  • 5 hours of hands-on training with industry-based projects
  • Hands-on experience in encryption algorithms, incident response
  • Includes 2 simulation exams

Course description

  • What’s the focus of this course?

    Simplilearn’s Cybersecurity training and certification course provides hands-on classroom training to identify, detect, protect, respond to, and recover from system vulnerabilities. The course materials provide extensive cybersecurity experience, with five of the most current security domains to give participants in-depth knowledge and practical approach to the latest essential security systems. This course not only prepares you to take the Cybersecurity certification, but also ensures you are job ready through our best-in-class virtual lab environment.

  • Why is the certification so important?

    The Cybersecurity certification enables professionals to enter a cybersecurity role and certifies individuals in various cybersecurity skills. Many IT companies have made cybersecurity certification a compulsory qualification for security-related positions, making it an appealing career boost for security professionals.

  • What are the course objectives?

    Simplilearn’s Cybersecurity course provides a good start in the cybersecurity field. It provides participants the knowledge they’ll need to identify threats and vulnerabilities, as well as how to protect, respond, and recover.
    After completing this course, participants will be ready to take the Cybersecurity certification exam.

    Certifications help individuals demonstrate their skills and prove that they not only have the most up-to-date knowledge of current cybersecurity standards, but can also offer employers confidence that they capable of handling demanding tasks.

    Performance-based certifications provide the credibility needed for cyber career mobility. Many global organizations and governmental agencies recognize and often require certifications because they know credential holders will add cybersecurity value to their enterprise.

  • How will this course benefit you?

    Simplilearn’s Cybersecurity certification opens up various career avenues, for example:
    • After successfully earning the Cybersecurity certification, participants can aim at becoming a forensic analyst, intrusion analyst, or security manager
    • Become job ready: it’s estimated there will be a demand for 6 million skilled information professionals by 2019
    • Average Cybersecurity professional salaries (approximately $122,000) are 50% higher than IT Security salaries (approximately $64,000) *Source:

  • Who should take this course?

    The course is designed for experienced information security professionals. It can be appropriate for mid-level to advanced professionals involved with IT architecture, web and cloud security engineering, information security, governance, risk and compliance, or even IT auditing. The course builds on and brings together a holistic view of the topics covered in the everyday environment of information assurance professionals, such as:
    • IT security professionals
    • Auditors
    • Security practitioners
    • Site administrators
    • Penetration testers
    • Security engineers

Course preview

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Exam & certification

  • How will I become a Cybersecurity certified?

    To obtain the Cybersecurity certification, you must fulfill both the following criteria:

    Complete any one of the three projects provided as part of the training, within the maximum time allotted for the Cybersecurity course.

    Pass the online examination with a minimum score of 75%. If you don’t pass the exam the first time, you can re-attempt the exam one more time.

    When you have completed the course, you will receive a course completion certificate.

    Note: You must fulfill both the criteria (complete one project and pass the online exam with minimum score of 75%) to become Cybersecurity certified.

  • What are the prerequisites for the certification?

    Candidates considering the Cybersecurity training and certification course must have:
    • Experience related to information security
    • Strong knowledge of TCP/ IP
    • An educational background that reflects specialization in information security


  • What is Online Classroom training?

    Online classroom training for Cyber Security Foundation is conducted via online live streaming of a class. The classes are conducted by a certified trainer with more than 15 years of work and training experience.

  • Are these training classes live or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

    All the classes are live. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during the class time. We do, however, provide recordings of each session you attend for your future reference.

  • What tools do I need to attend the training sessions?

    The tools you’ll need to attend training are fairly basic:
    • Windows: any version newer than Windows XP SP3
    • Mac: any version newer than OSX 10.6
    • Internet speed: Preferably faster than 512 Kbps
    • Headset, speakers, microphone: You’ll need headphones or speakers to hear clearly, as well as a microphone to talk to the others. You can use a headset with a built-in microphone, or separate speakers and microphone.

  • Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, you can view our Refund Policy.

  • I’d like to learn more about this training program. Who should I contact?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chat link. Our customer service representatives will be able to give you more details.

  • Certification Process

    Simplilearn has a well-defined certification process that helps you face the challenges of the IT world.  You need to meet following conditions to unlock the certificate –
    • You need to complete at least 85% of the course or attend one complete batch
    • If your course has simulation exams you will need to complete it with the minimum passing score.
    • You need to submit a project and get it approved by our panel of Subject Matter Experts.
    • In case your project is rejected, our subject matter experts would provide all necessary help to clear the project in your next attempt.

  • Who are our Faculties and how are they selected?

    All our trainers are working professionals and industry experts with at least 10-12 years of relevant teaching experience.

    Each of them have gone through a rigorous selection process which includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and training demo before they are certified to train for us.  

    We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating continue to train for us.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are here to help you get certified in your first attempt.

    They are a dedicated team of subject matter experts to help you at every step and enrich your learning experience from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.

    They engage with the students proactively to ensure the course path is followed.

    Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls.  

    We also have a dedicated team that provides on demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

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