Learn Cybersecurity With These Resources

Cybersecurity is a fast-growing field. In fact, the demand for qualified professionals in this field is expected to rise by up to 20% in the coming years. If you’re interested in becoming a cybersecurity specialist, now is the perfect time to get started on your education and training. And you don’t need to spend tens of thousands of dollars on an expensive degree program or certification to learn about cybersecurity and begin building your career as a security specialist. The internet has made self-directed knowledge more accessible than ever before. These free online resources will help you begin exploring a career as a cyber security specialist:

Cybrary is one of the best online learning resources for upcoming and seasoned cybersecurity professionals. It has flexible payment plans with free access upon sign up and a $59 tier for teams with unlimited access to more tools.

LetsDefend is a platform for SOC Analysts that provides hands-on experience by investigating real cyber attacks inside a simulated SOC. A security operations center (SOC) analyst is a cybersecurity expert responsible for monitoring and responding to threats to an organization’s IT infrastructure.

They also have a flexible pricing plan.

LetsDefend pricing plans

TryHackMe is one of the most popular cybesecurity training platforms. It offers a wide range of immersive labs from both red and blue teams. they have a point scoring system where learners can compete as well and win prizes. With their Education plan you can upload your own virtual machines and resources that you can use to create your own courses with supporting tasks and questions. Then privately distribute your material to your students.

Rangeforce is one of the best cybesecurity learning platforms out there. Its tutorial based approach is quite ideal for both experienced and novice learners. You can easily search for labs which are tagged by both type and experience level. The platform has set learning paths and leaners earn badges which they can showcase.

Hack The Box is a massive, online cybersecurity training platform, allowing individuals, companies, universities and all kinds of organizations around the world to level up their hacking skills. It also has a CTF platform where you can either participate as an individual or form a team.

The wargames offered by the OverTheWire community can help you to learn and practice security concepts in the form of fun-filled games. The platform has gamified the learning experience which provides for a cool and unique style of learning. You can join their Discord channel for further information.

Root Me is a platform for everyone to test and improve knowledge in computer security and hacking. Users can join rooms and play CTF challenges to further strengthen their skills.

These are just some of the platforms out there that offer the best cybersecurity training. Most of them are free and easy to use. Feel free to check out these resources now and learn about cybersecurity today so that you can thrive tomorrow.

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Licio Lentimo

I write content on Android and Web technologies. Currently focusing on Cybersecurity. Find me on liciolentimo.com