Online Events Lineup for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

At the NC State Cybersecurity Bootcamp, we are celebrating Cybersecurity Awareness Month with free online events! 

If you are interested in cybersecurity, these are the events for you. Whether you want to get your feet wet with introductory-level cybersecurity topics, are trying to learn essential cybersecurity tips from our industry experts or you’re looking to start a new career in this skyrocketing field—look through the events below and you’ll find one that fits the bill. 

All our events are 100% online and 100% free, so don’t delay! Make sure to claim your spot today before we reach our participant limit.


The Evolution of Cybersecurity

| On-demand Panel

There’s so much to learn about cybersecurity and the evolving world of online threats! Come join our experts for this 1-hour virtual event and stay up-to-date with the latest in cybersecurity.  

Topics include:

  • Today’s cybersecurity threat landscape
  • What COVID-19 has changed (and what it hasn’t)
  • What it takes to thrive and succeed in cybersecurity
  • Industry-wide job demand


Identify and Avoid Phishing Scams

| On-demand Workshop

Phishing scams are on the rise! If you want to learn how to protect your sensitive personal data from online scammers, this is the event for you. Our cybersecurity expert, Romeo Gardner, will guide you through a free, hands-on workshop and discuss:

  • What Phishing and CatPhishing attacks are 
  • What Wireless and Evil Twin attacks are
  • How to protect your sensitive information
  • Alternatives to public WIFI networks 


How to Get Your First Cybersecurity Job

| October 19th

Do you want to break into the cybersecurity industry, but you’re not sure how? Join our exclusive live panel discussion, where real cybersecurity hiring managers reveal what they actually look for in new hires.

Topics will include:

  • Insiders’ advice for entry-level applicants
  • The skills you need to build to get the job
  • The importance of practical cybersecurity training
  • Benefits of a cybersecurity career


Cybersecurity for WFH and Remote Teams

| October 28th 

The sudden shift to remote work made companies and employees more vulnerable to cyberattacks than ever before. Whether you started working from home during the pandemic, or are a business owner with a newly remote-first workforce—this event is for you.

Topics will include:

  • Safety tips for WFH employees 
  • Training employees to prevent data breach attempts
  • Hardening remote systems against cyberattacks
  • How you can break into the cybersecurity industry 

The NC State Cybersecurity Bootcamp is a part-time online program that equips learners with the in-demand skills, knowledge and confidence they need to excel in their cybersecurity career path. 

We are making the above virtual events available to you for free as part of our mission to educate the future workforce. If you found the above events interesting, you might also want to sign-up for our On-Demand Webinar Channel. You’ll get access to recordings of our past cybersecurity events and on-demand content.

Are you interested in starting a career in cybersecurity?

Are you looking for a comprehensive education in this skyrocketing field?

Then you should reach out to our admissions team and ask them about how the NC State Cybersecurity Bootcamp can help prepare you with the job-ready skills you’ll need to be successful as a cybersecurity professional.

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