Critical Knowledge

Build baseline cybersecurity knowledge, skills, and abilities to propel your cyber career. 

Enterprises leverage the capabilities of the 100% online Critical Knowledge enterprise solution to cross-skill, and upskill cybersecurity and cyber-enabled team members. Now you have an opportunity to experience this offering for your own personal benefit. Critical Knowledge aligns with the National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF) meaning that the skills acquired in this course will help you to build a firm foundation within the field of cybersecurity.  This offer includes:

Critical Knowledge Diagnostic exam
  • An engaging one-hour assessment of 36 questions designed to identify your strengths and weaknesses across subject areas
Unit 7 – Offensive & Defensive SecurityA 7-hour course that covers both offensive and defensive security concepts and practices employed by blue and red teams alike. By the end of the course, students will be able to:
  • Using the mindset of a penetration tester, perform basic offensive operations such as reconnaissance, vulnerability scanning, exploitation, and post-exploitation.
  • Using the mindset of an enterprise defender, perform basic defensive operations such as asset identification, classification, threat detection, threat mitigation and management.