Intermediate Cybersecurity


Intermediate Cybersecurity

The DiverseNote Mobility Intermediate Cybersecurity Program is designed for students who are seeking career-oriented, entry-level security analyst skills. Students include individuals enrolled in technology degree programs at institutions of higher education and IT professionals who want to pursue an early to mid-career-level position in cyber security. Learners in this program are exposed to all of the foundational knowledge required to detect, analyze, and escalate basic cybersecurity threats using common open-source tools.

This program aligns with the Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate (CBROPS) certification.

16 Week Program
  • 204 Instructor hours 
  • 20 Lab hours


• PC and internet navigation skills
• Basic Windows and Linux system concepts
• Basic understanding of computer networks
• Binary and Hexadecimal understanding

• Introduction to Python

• Introduction to Statistics

• College-level English (freshman level)

Schedule Options

This program is available in person, online, and hybrid options are available.

  • Meet 3 days per week with Morning (9 AM-12 AM), 

Afternoon (1 PM-4 PM) or Evening (6 PM-9 PM) schedule options.

Units                                                               Hours Per Unit

Networks and Data                                         17

Preparing for a Career in Cybersecurity     17

Windows Operating System                          17

Linux Overview                                                17

Network Protocols                                          17

Ethernet and Internet Protocols                   17

Common Threats and Attacks                       17

Understanding Defense                                  20

Access Control                                                  17

Cryptography                                                    17

Technologies and Protocol                             17

Data                                                                    14

Lab                                                                      20

Learning Outcomes

● Install virtual machines to create a safe environment for implementing and analyzing cybersecurity threat
● Explain the role of the Cybersecurity Operations Analyst in the enterprise.
● Explain the Windows Operating System features and characteristics needed to support cybersecurity analyses.
● Explain the features and characteristics of the Linux Operating System.
● Analyze the operation of network protocols and services.
● Explain the operation of the network infrastructure.
● Classify the various types of network attacks.
● Use network monitoring tools to identify attacks against network protocols and services.
● Explain how to prevent malicious access to computer networks, hosts, and data.
● Explain the impacts of cryptography on network security monitoring.
● Explain how to investigate endpoint vulnerabilities and attacks.
● Evaluate network security alerts.
● Analyze network intrusion data to identify compromised hosts


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