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Security courses

Cybersecurity professionals who can protect and defend an organization's network are in high-demand right now. Put your detective-like qualities to work by gaining knowledge toward a career in fighting cybercrime.

Security at a glance

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What you’ll do

Secure information and networked systems; respond to security events; plus, protect systems from cybersecurity risks, threats and vulnerabilities.

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Sample job titles

Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst, Incident Responder, Security Analyst, Vulnerability Analyst, Threat Intelligence Analyst, Security Administrator

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Projected job growth

Demand expected to rise to 6 million globally by 2019, with a projected shortfall of 1.5 million qualified candidates.

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Who hires for this skill?

Governments and any organization with a network.

"The minute I started the course, a whole new love affair started. Cisco Networking Academy, is for me, the way forward. The Academy knows how to look after their students, I just feel that having their supports makes me believe in myself."

Andrea Hopkins, NetAcad Alum

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Introduction to Cybersecurity

The introductory course for those who want to explore the world of cybersecurity.

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Cybersecurity Essentials

For those planning to study for CCNA Routing & Switching or CCNA Security certifications.


CCNA Cybersecurity Operations

Develop the know-how to monitor, detect and respond to cybersecurity threats.


CCNA Security

Develop the skills needed to design and support the integrity of network devices.


Cisco Networking Academy courses are designed to prepare you for Cisco Certification and other industry recognized certification exams. Cisco Certifications are highly valued by employers globally, as they demonstrate your exceptional skills, relevant to many industries, including medical, legal, food and beverage and more.

Remember, discounts of up to 61.5% are available for CCENT, CCNA Routing & Switching, CCNA Security and both CCNA CyberOps certification exams. Eligible students will be automatically notified by email and on their NetAcad profile page.

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Where do I take these courses?

Networking Academy courses can be taken in person at over 10,400 learning institutions around the world. Some of our courses can be taken online, right here through Click "learn more" on a course above to see which options are available.

Hear from a NetAcad graduate

Maria Del Pilar Munoz, Student, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia

Maria Del Pilar Munoz won the first NetRiders competition in Colombia, and went on to become a Cisco consulting systems engineer who balances her career with studies at Georgetown and Colombia Universities in the United States and her family.

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