Upskilld

Upskill yourself by learning cybersecurity skills online.


Courses

Take one of our free training courses.

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Learn Regular Expressions

Regular expressions (regex) provide a flexible way of searching for searching using many different tools and programming languages.

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Computer Networking Foundations

Understand how modern computer networks work.



Lessons

Learn a new skill with our cybersecurity lessons and labs.

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Network Sockets and Ports

Network sockets are software structures that represent the endpoints of a network connection. A pair of sockets fully specify a network connection, and these connections enable communication in both directions. There are three main types of network socket: datagram, stream and raw.

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Netcat Field Guide

Netcat (nc) is a simple but versatile utility for TCP and UDP communication.

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The Linux Terminal and Shell

Learn about the Linux terminal and why it's so useful.

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How to use the man pages on Linux

Getting help on Linux with the 'man pages' and where else to look.

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Regex Subexpressions

Subexpressions let us split a regular expression up into smaller groups which we can use for many things!

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TCP: The Transmission Control Protocol

TCP is a connection-oriented protocol used at the transport layer to support protocols such as HTTP.


Articles

Keep up to date with our latest infosec career articles.

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Free Cybersecurity Courses for Beginners

There are many different ways to learn about cybersecurity online, from free videos on YouTube to fully accredited university degrees costing thousands of dollars. In this article, we've put together a comprehensive curriculum of free online courses which can teach you everything you need to know to get started in cybersecurity.

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Top Cybersecurity Podcasts for Beginners

As a beginner, podcasts can be a great way to gently increase your understanding of the areas of infosec (information security) and 'cyber' which interest you.

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Cybersecurity Workforce Frameworks and Curricula

An overview and comparison of workforce/skills frameworks and published curricula for cybersecurity professionals.


Job Roles

Everything you ever wanted to know about cybersecurity job roles.

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Cybersecurity Analyst

The analyst role is one of the most common jobs in cybersecurity. Various titles may be given to analyst roles such as Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst, Security Analyst or Cyber Defense Analyst. Whatever the job title, ultimately, this job is about analysing data from a range of data sources (such as firewall logs and endpoint events data) to identify and mitigate threats.

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Red Teamer

The red teamer, or red team consultant, job role requires deep knowledge of information security and computer science. These skills are combined with creativity to provide in depth red team engagements for customers.

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Cyber Incident Responder

The Cyber Incident Response job role is vital for defending organisations from cyber threats.