Cyber Security and Linux Course

Region: Birmingham

About this course

You will gain a better understanding of current information and system security practices, learn security measures and protections, and prepare for real-world cyber security careers.

The course aims to equip students with a deeper understanding of the latest information and technology security practices. It will educate them on security measures and safeguards while also preparing them for employment opportunities in the real-world cybersecurity job market.

New Skills

This course will provide students with key learnings and understanding of:

  • Fully capable of using open-source Linux OS
  • Products, technologies, and procedures used by cybersecurity professionals to combat cybercrime
  • Identifying characteristics, tactics, techniques cybercriminals use
  • Managing business continuity for cloud computing
  • Cloud security risk infrastructure and risk management

Career opportunities

This course leads to further development and career opportunities as:

  • A Junior Security Software Developer
  • A Junior Cyber Security Analyst
  • A Junior Cyber Network Engineer


  •  Live in Birmingham area
  •  Living in the UK for a minimum of 3 years
  •  You must be over 19
  • Level 2 English and Math’s required or studying towards


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