Caltech CTME Cybersecurity Certificate Program

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Get the Skills You Need to Join the Fight Against Cybercrime.
Through the Caltech Certification, you’ll find your purpose as you go from novice to cybersecurity professional and gain the tools to land a job in one of the world’s highest-paying industries.

  • Blended (Online + Live)
  • 6 Months
    Recommended 10-12 hours per week
  • Apr 1, 2022
    Start Date
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  • Benefits
  • Admission Process
  • Fees
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About the Program

Empower your career towards becoming a Cybersecurity professional by learning from top faculty from Caltech and Fullstack Academy.

Industry Expertise

One-on-one sessions with industry mentors, access to all required software's and tools, 3 projects and a Capstone to ensure you are up-to-date with the industry.

Dedicated Career Assistance

Receive one-on-one career counselling sessions & mock interviews with hiring managers.

Personalised Mentorship

Student support available all days 24 hours via email or use the call back option on the platform to get a response within 2 working hours.

Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • Designed for Working Professionals
  • 100+ Hours of Learning
  • Certificate Programme from Caltech
  • Fullstack Academy Live Training
  • Caltech Faculty Masterclasses
  • AI Powered Profile Builder
  • Support available all days 24 hours for queries
  • Career Mentorship Sessions (1:1)
  • Interview Preparation
  • High Performance Coaching (1:1)
  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    Python, Linux, Cryptography, Threat Modelling, Splunk, Kali Linux, OWASP Top 10, Penetration Testing, NIST Cybersecurity Framework.
  • Advance Your Career In
    Cybersecurity Analyst, Cybersecurity Manager.
  • Who is this Program For?
    Project Leads and Managers in IT/Tech Companies; Non-Tech professionals & Tech Support professionals; Freshers and young IT professionals.
  • Minimum Eligibility
    English language skills, Computer skills. Graduation with 50% marks (preferred). Undergrad/Freshers from STEM disciplines can also apply. Programming experience is not mandatory.

Caltech Cybersecurity Certificate Program

  • 6 months cybersecurity training program.
  • 10-12 hours of homework per week.
  • You’ll learn the offensive and defensive cybersecurity skills the world’s top tech companies are looking for.
  • Receive professional development assistance—resume, networking, and interview guidance to jump-start a lucrative career in cybersecurity.
Caltech Cybersecurity Certificate Program
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Students learn the offensive and defensive cybersecurity skills from industry experts, including Foundations (computing and networking basics, Linux, introduction to automation), Security Essentials (practical networking, bash scripting, Python for security), Security Analyst Training (NIST cybersecurity framework, tools, techniques, procedures for network and application protection), and Flight (projects, advanced certifications preparation, career coaching and guidance). 

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          • Learning Support
            Industry Mentors
            • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders
            • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedback on improvement
            Student Success Mentors
            • Available all days 24 hours.
            • For urgent queries, use the call back option on the platform.
          • Q&A Forum
            • Timely doubt resolution by peers and Teaching Assistants on the Q&A forum
            • Personalized feedback on assignments and case studies
            Expert Feedback
            • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects
            • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept-related doubts
          • Industry Networking
            • Live sessions by experts on various industry topics
            • Group discussions
            • One-on-one discussions and feedback sessions with industry mentors


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            What's Included in the Price
            • Certificate from Caltech - 2nd ranked University globally by Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022.
            • Industry-relevant Curriculum designed and taught by best-in-class industry experts and Caltech and Fullstack Academy’s faculty.
            • Blended learning - Learn with the ease and flexibility of recorded sessions as well as live sessions, designed to ensure a wholesome learning experience.
            • Career assistance, career mentorship, profile review and more
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