July 23, 2024

Cloud Academy

Assess, develop, and validate tech skills with structured training plans, skill validation in live environments, and built-in accountability.

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA)

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment.


CompTIA provides a number of vendor-neutral IT certifications, including 16 certification exams in the cloud, networking, servers, Linux, security and more.

Notable security accreditations include:

CompTIA Security+ is a strong baseline certification for securing a network and managing risk. It is also approved to meet the requirements of IAT and IAM levels in the DoD 8570 directive.

CASP is intended to give IT professionals advanced-level security skills and knowledge. It applies to IT specialists, risk managers and analysts, security architects/ISSO, penetration testers and ethical hackers.


Coursera Cybersecurity Specialization

Created by the University of Maryland to bring the underlying concepts of the construction of secure systems directly to your web browser.

Cyber Degrees

The field of cyber security has never been hotter. To help you find your dream job, we’ve pulled together a comprehensive directory of colleges and universities offering cyber security degrees, as well as a wealth of information on career paths within the cyber security field, security clearances, the range of professional security certifications available, free online courses in security topics and more.


CYBER.ORG and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) partnered to produce Cyber Safety Video Series.


Cybrary is the fastest growing, fastest-moving catalog in the industry. By working with an elite community of instructors, experts, and thought leaders, as well as cutting edge hands-on learning providers, we deliver relevant and high-quality content that is accessible anytime, anywhere.

The Cybersecurity and IT Career Development Platform

  • Access to the fastest-growing, fastest-moving catalog
  • 1000+ hands-on experiences to develop real-world skills
  • Mentorship and guided career paths to achieve your goals

Data Camp

Data drives everything. Get the skills you need for the future of work.

EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE) Certification Program

The EnCase™ Certified Examiner (EnCE) program certifies both public and private sector professionals in the use of Opentext™ EnCase™ Forensic . EnCE certification acknowledges that professionals have mastered computer investigation methodology as well as the use of EnCase software during complex computer examinations.

Recognized by both the law enforcement and corporate communities as a symbol of in-depth computer forensics knowledge, EnCE certification illustrates that an investigator is a skilled computer examiner.

Examiner Certification

Evidence-Based Cybersecurity Training

The Evidence-Based Cybersecurity (EBCS) Research Group at Georgia State University has been awarded $300,000 from the National Science Foundation to develop an innovative research and internship program. The Evidence-Based Cybersecurity Training and Mentorship Program for Students will teach students advanced cybersecurity research skills and match them with cybersecurity practitioners with whom they will test tools to improve organizations’ security.

Future Learn

IT & Computer Science Courses

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)

Founded in 1999 by SANS, GIAC provides more than 20 job-based cyber security certifications, including assessments in information security, forensics and software security.

If you’re interested in a GIAC credential, you might wish to investigate:

  • GSEC: GIAC Security Essentials Certification
  • GPEN: GIAC Certified Penetration Tester
  • GCIH: GIAC Certified Incident Handler

Infosec Institute

Choose online cybersecurity bootcamps and courses based on vendors, certifications, career pathways and cyber roles.


ISACA offers certifications in CISA, CGEIT, CRISC and CISM. Like CompTIA and CISSP, CISM was named to KnowledgeNet’s list of Top Ten Cyber Security Certifications for 2018.


Certify your skills through (ISC)² — the global leader in information security certifications! (ISC)² certifications, such as the CISSP, are known as the gold standard of the industry.

  • CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional
  • SSCP Systems Security Certified Practitioner
  • CCSP Certified Cloud Security Professional
  • CAP Certified Authorization Professional
  • CSSLP Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional
  • HCISPP HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner
  • CISSP - ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professional
  • CISSP - ISSEP Information Systems Security Engineering Professional
  • CISSP - ISSMP Information Systems Security Management Professional
  • Associate of (ISC)²

NC State University Cybersecurity Bootcamp

Live, Virtual Classes | Accelerated Training | No Prior Experience Necessary

This accelerated program is powered by our partner, HackerU, which helps to reskill and upskill students in today’s fast-growing digital economy. With over a decade of experience as the world's premier digital skills and cybersecurity education provider, HackerU works with top-tier academic institutions, government organizations and global enterprises to offer advanced workforce and professional development programs in digital technology.


Be a job-ready, cyber security engineer in just 12 weeks.

We train you upfront for free. Pay nothing until you get a job.

National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE)

Free and Low Cost Online Cybersecurity Learning Content


The NICCS Education and Training Catalog is a central location where cybersecurity professionals across the nation can find over 5,000 cybersecurity-related courses. Anyone can use the interactive map and filters to search for courses offered in their local area so they can add to their skill set, increase their level of expertise, earn a certification, or even transition into a new career.

All of the courses are aligned to the specialty areas of the National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

Cyber training for veterans


Are you interested in investing in yourself? NTEN’s courses provide the in-depth knowledge and skills you need to further your career. And thanks to generous support from NTEN’s sponsors and donations from several faculty members, scholarships are now available for individual courses and full professional certification programs.

Offensive Security

Offensive Security’s courses focus on real-world penetration testing techniques and methods, preparing you to tackle real-life challenges.


  • OSCP Certified Professional
  • OSWP Wireless Professional
  • OSEP Experienced Penetration Tester
  • OSWE Web Expert
  • OSED Exploit Developer
  • OSEE Exploitation Expert
  • OSCE Certified Expert

Pentester Academy

2,000+ Live Online Labs and Course Library

SANS Technology Institute (SANS)

SANS offers career-focused undergraduate and graduate programs on the cutting edge of cybersecurity.

Their programs are distinguished by:

Learning resources:

  • Virtual Training
  • Virtual Events
  • SANS Cyber Talent Immersion Academy for Women

    The SANS CyberTalent Immersion Academy for Women aims to increase the number of women in the cybersecurity industry and offers a fast track to top jobs in cybersecurity. Women participate in SANS’s world-class training program and earn GIAC certifications at no cost.

    SANS Cyber Aces

    SANS Cyber Aces Online is an online course that teaches the core concepts needed to assess, and protect information security systems. The course was developed by SANS, the most trusted and the largest source for information security training and security certification in the world. The course is an engaging, self-paced, easy to use combination of tutorial and videos. It’s available as open courseware so you can take it anytime. SANS is donating the course from their library of professional development curriculum. And it’s free.


    Learn the Security Fundamentals required for your everyday online presence.

    We Hack Purple

    Application Security Foundation Training

    ZDNet Academy

    Buying online courses can be expensive, especially when you need to take several courses on the same subject. You could easily pay hundreds or thousands of dollars on popular learning platforms for a single course. Sometimes those platforms offer discounts, but it’s impossible to predict when courses will go on sale. Here, you have access to a wide variety of heavily discounted courses. Their discounts won’t disappear—the discounted price is their regular price.

    Scholarship - ICMCP

    ICMCP - International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals

    A fundamental benefit of ICMCP membership is eligibility for a range of scholarship opportunities. Listed below are some of those opportunities, which are updated on a regular basis and are reflective of the desire and urgency among employers and institutions to create a more diverse and inclusive workforce within cybersecurity.

    ICMCP offers the following scholarship opportunities to ICMCP members:

    Cash Scholarships
    • Marci McCarthy Cybersecurity Certification Scholarship
    • Lynx Technology Partners Scholarship
    • Nelson H. Waits, Sr. Education Fund
    • Yeshiva University Graduate Dean's Scholarship in Cybersecurity
    • Workday Cybersecurity Scholarship
    • Google Cybersecurity Scholarship
    • Target Cybersecurity Scholarship
    • Axonius Cybersecurity Scholarship
    • Training Scholarships

    Cyber Security Essentials Certification
    • SANS Diversity Cybersecurity Academy
    • Google & RangeForce Security Analyst Certification
    • Google & Security Innovation Ethical Hacking Certification
    • Diversity Cyber Workforce Academy California | SANS CyberTalent

    Scholarship - ISSA Education Foundation

    ISSA Education Foundation offers multiple opportunities to pursue cybersecurity:

    • ISSAEF Scholarships
    • ISSA Chapter Scholarships
    • SANS E. Eugene Schultz, Jr. Memorial Training Scholarship
    • CSA Professional Development Grant

    Scholarship - NTEN

    Professional Development Scholarships

    Thanks to support from NTEN’s sponsors and donations from several faculty members, scholarships are now available for individual courses and full professional certification programs.

    Scholarship For Service - CyberCorps

    Scholarship For Service (SFS) is a unique program designed to recruit and train the next generation of information technology professionals, industrial control system security professionals, and security managers to meet the needs of the cybersecurity mission for Federal, State, local, and tribal governments. This program provides scholarships for up to 3 years of support for cybersecurity undergraduate and graduate (MS or PhD) education. The scholarships are funded through grants awarded by the National Science Foundation. In return for their scholarships, recipients must agree to work after graduation for the U.S. Government, in a position related to cybersecurity, for a period equal to the length of the scholarship.

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