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What type of cyber security training do you need? An overview of 10 types of cyber security training

By Samantha Allen 11 Jun 2019

The importance of cyber security training

Cyber security is not just one training course. It’s a myriad of learning, and depending on your job role you will need to know some deep specialist knowledge. Luckily Go.Courses have sourced dozens of the best cyber security training to help you if you’re an IT manager, the network infrastructure manager and everything in between.

Read on for a brief overview of ten of our cyber security training course options, so you can make the right choice when booking your training.


1. RESILIA® - Cyber Resilience from Axelos courses

RESILIA® - Cyber Resilience from Axelos training will help you achieve global best practice in cyber security. This training will enable you to use your organization’s existing processes and standards to generate effective cyber resilience. It’s ideal for commercial and government organisations to prevent, detect and address the impact that cyber-attacks have on your business data.

Go.Courses offers two levels of RESILIA® cyber security certification for IT professionals – Foundation and Practitioner.

THIS IS GOOD FOR: improving the awareness of cyber security within your IT management team.


2. Barracuda courses

Learn how to improve and protect the performance, availability, and security of your IT networks with Barracuda training. These courses provide an extensive technical introduction and coverage of the Barracuda NextGen Firewall F Series, including the application control feature, the remote access features, and the Barracuda Web Application Firewall's advanced security features.

Browse the full range of Barracuda training courses HERE.

THIS IS GOOD FOR: reinforcing your company firewalls and boosting your network security.


3. Check Point courses

These courses will provide an understanding of how to effectively configure and manage Check Point Next Generation Firewalls, Security Gateway and Management Software Blades.

During these courses you will learn about managing and monitoring a secure network, upgrading and configuring security gateways and implementing virtual private networks (VPNs). You’ll also learn how to effectively build, modify, deploy and troubleshoot Check Point Security systems and firewall processes.

Browse the full range of Check Point training courses HERE.

THIS IS GOOD FOR: Users of the Checkpoint Security suite of tools.


4. CISSP courses

The CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) course surveys the entire information security landscape and the technologies involved and is aimed at seasoned security professionals.

The CISSP course consists of 10 modules addressing the 10 knowledge domains that form the common body of knowledge (CBK) for information systems security professionals. This course will help you to prepare for CISSP certification.

Find the CISSP training courses HERE.

THIS IS GOOD FOR: experienced security professionals aiming to take the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam.


5. EC-Council courses

The EC-Council (International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants) is a professional certification body for various business and information security skills.

The EC-Council’s training has certified leading information security professionals around the world. There are various courses, such as Certified Network Defender (CND) for training in network security, and the EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), for advanced ethical hacking training.

Browse the full range of EC-Council training courses HERE.

THIS IS GOOD FOR: network administrators and information security professionals.


6. Ethical Hacking courses

A good security professional must be able to not only understand a vulnerability but know how to fully exploit it. If you're concerned about the integrity of your network's infrastructure, the ethical hacking courses will teach you the tools and techniques needed to boost your network defenses.

Browse the full range of Ethical Hacking training courses HERE.

THIS IS GOOD FOR: IT security professionals and network infrastructure managers.


7. IAAP courses

The IAPP (The International Association of Privacy Professionals) provides a global training and certification program for privacy and data protection. The Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) helps organisations to ensure compliance and risk mitigation practices.

In these IAPP courses you will gain knowledge on both broad and global concepts of privacy and data protection laws and practice. Suitable for managers and technologists, these courses will prepare you to achieve the Certified Information Privacy Professional – Europe (CIPP/E) accreditation.

Browse the full range of IAPP training courses HERE.

THIS IS GOOD FOR: Managers and technologists working in data protection and privacy.


8. Juniper courses

Juniper Networks delivers the software, hardware and systems that transform the experience and economics of networking. Choose from a range of courses that cover different aspects of Juniper and Junos OS, all of which are delivered by our expert instructors in a face-to-face environment.

Browse the full range of Juniper training courses HERE.

THIS IS GOOD FOR: Network and security managers using Juniper Networks hardware and the Junos operating system.


9. Linux courses

Kali Linux is a Debian-based Linux distribution aimed at advanced Penetration Testing and Security Auditing. In the Kali Linux course you will learn about the penetration testing distribution and the capabilities and limitations of the tools available.

Find the Kali Linux training course HERE.

THIS IS GOOD FOR: Cyber Security managers looking at penetration testing.


10. Symantec courses

This Symantec course provides you with knowledge of Symantec NetBackup software, also known as Veritas NetBackup. This course will teach you how to use NetBackup to develop and implement a storage management strategy.

Find the Symantec NetBackup training course HERE.

THIS IS GOOD FOR: IT professionals looking to use Symantec NetBackup software.


What next?

This is by no means a complete list - at Go.Courses we have hundreds of training courses available! All of our courses are delivered by expert instructors, and while the links above all point to training course locations around the UK and Europe, our instructors can also come to you. We even offer 1-1 training, so no request is too small.


Still unsure which is the right training course for you? Drop us a message and let’s chat.

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