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Ironhack Cybersecurity Bootcamp in Amsterdam

Join our Cybersecurity bootcamp in Amsterdam powered by Cybint and get the hands-on skills you need to land a job in the growing cybersecurity industry. Develop the knowledge you require to be part of any company's cybersecurity workforce and become a cybersecurity professional in just 12 weeks without any previous IT background.

Cybersecurity bootcamp (Full-time)

Our course formats

Develop the skills you need to launch a fulfilling career in Cybersecurity with our fulltime 12 week bootcamp.

Cybersecurity bootcamp (Full time)

Learn Cybersecurity in-person and only in 12 weeks.

12 weeks8.000 €Mon to Fri9:00 - 18:00
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Cybersecurity Part-time course

Learn Cybersecurity in-person and only in 24 weeks.

24 weeks8.000 €Mon & Wed 18:30 - 21:30Sat. 10:00 - 17:00
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What you will learn during the Cybersecurity bootcamp in Amsterdam

Remote Prework

Before you become an official student, you will be given 20 hours of online learning material. This prework will familiarize you with what a computer is, how operating systems work and what networks are. This knowledge will get you ready for learning Cybersecurity and prepared to thrive in our fast-paced learning process during the bootcamp.

Module 1 - Understanding the principles of cybersecurity

In Module 1 (weeks 1-4) we will onboard you on everything that is necessary to have a cybersecurity mindset:

- Basics of computer, device hardware, software, processes, networking traffic, routing protocols, etc.

- Hands-on operation of a computer network, analysis of network topologies, use of virtual machines

- System and network admin concepts, management principles and controls

- Overview of threats, classes, attackers, tactics and security principles, protocols, components and architectures.

Module 2 - Security and Threats

In this module (weeks 5-8) you will learn how to understand and build a security program as well as to identify and tackle the principles and most common threats in today’s environment:

- Assessment of Access Controls and Hardening Techniques to ensure a network's security, as well as learning how to configurate and use a Firewall.

- Development of your own detection and prevention system as well as use & configuration of an event management system to detect and analyze threats.

- Deep dive on cyber-forensic methodologies and investigation.

- Performance of a vulnerability and compliance scanning as well as reporting of an incident response, a damage assessment or an incident triage, along with tracking and monitoring.

Module 3 - Real projects for your new career

During the last module of the Bootcamp (weeks 9-12) you will be starting to protect real time Cyber Attacks while improving your acquired knowledge in previous modules, performing a security analysis and architecture evaluation as well as running static and dynamic analysis from different data sources.

- Analysis of cyber-defense and system security trends

- Risk and security management process

- Advising on disaster recovery, contingency and continuity.

- Final hands-on scenarios to establish the pillars of your new rock solid knowledge to get you prepared for your new career!

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Upcoming Cybersecurity cohorts in Amsterdam

Here are the upcoming dates for our bootcamps in Amsterdam. Reserve your spot today!

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Deposit

Our courses fill up fast. Secure your spot at Ironhack by making an advance deposit when you are accepted into the program. Deposit amount: 750€

Our financing options at Ironhack Amsterdam

Do you need help with the payment? Our financing options help you find the support you need so you can focus on your career and developing new skills.

Chancen

During your studies, CHANCEN eG takes care of your full tuition fee (incl. deposit). With the help of the income share agreement you do not pay anything until you landed your dream tech job. When you graduate and start working, income based repayments are made to CHANCEN eG over a 5 year period. Should your annual income be less than 27,000 Euros, repayments are not required. Your repayment is then shifted to a period when you earn above the minimum income threshold.

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TechMeUp

TechMeUp offers talented students, from underrepresented groups, a financial peace of mind by providing them financial assistance. They do this by issuing interest-free loans from 2,500, 5,000 and 7,500 euro, intended for training fees and/or living allowance. Students will pay the money back once they have a job, which means that they pay for the next participants training money and/or living allowance.

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Pay in Installments with Pledg

In partnership with Pledg, our students can pay in 3, 6, or 10 monthly installments, whether it be for our full-time or part-time bootcamps. The net tuition, after payment of the deposit and any third-party financing, can be divided into monthly automatic payments via bank card on the Pledg platform. For the 3 installment plan, there are no additional charges. For the payment in 6 and 10 installments, the fees are 2.65% and 4.7% of the total balance applied to the first payment. To qualify, students must have a French bank account.

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Finance4Learning

Loans for Dutch Residents. Maximum loan amount is €10,000. Penalty-free early repayment is always possible. Current applicable interest rate is 12.9%. Loans are extended for 12, 24 or 36 months. Monthly repayments, for example: €5,000 over 3 years (monthly payment is €166) or €7,500 over 3 years (monthly payment is €250)

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Quotanda

Quotanda is a lending as a service (LaaS) platform that helps schools, banks and organizations manage affordable student financing programs globally.  For Ironhackers, financing through Quotanda means start paying at 0% APR once you've started your course (payment extension to either 12 or 18 months).

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Ironhack Women Scholarship
Scholarship for women

The tech community suffers from a gender gap, which is why we are proud to promote women in tech with an upfront scholarship of 10% off for any of our Web Development and Data Analytics courses.

Application process for the Cybersecurity courses in Amsterdam

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Apply online

Apply to the Cybersecurity course that is best for you.
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Personal interview

Our admissions team at Ironhack Amsterdam will contact you to schedule a personal interview and make sure that we can help you meet your goals in Cybersecurity.
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Technical assessment

After the personal interview, you will need to pass a Cybersecurity technical assessment to show that you are ready for our fast-paced learning environment.
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Deposit and prework

Once you have completed the technical assessment and paid the deposit, you will be granted access to the prework. The prework is fundamental to the Cybersecurity program, and you must complete it before starting the course in Amsterdam.
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The course begins

Once you have completed the prework for at Ironhack , you will be ready to begin learning!
Course Information

A typical day at Ironhack Amsterdam

The day begins with a lecture and demonstration from the Lead Teacher, who is a cyber security expert. Once the lecture and demonstration is complete, students will spend the remainder of the class working through the material in the LMS (Learning Management System) with the help and support of TAs and fellow students. The LMS material is dynamic, hands-on and enaging. Each day will be a little different and full of practical challenges. There are videos, quizzes, games, and simulations in which they will learn to hack and defend real Linux and Windows systems.

Why should you study Cybersecurity in Amsterdam

European's major hub in cybersecurityThe Netherlands counts with what is considered the major hub in cybersecurity in the European territory. The Hague not only is the house of the European Cybercrime Centre Europol, also known as EC3, but it also where the NATO Communications and Information Agency and the Dutch cybersecurity is, as well as intelligence and security agencies along with a wide range of cybersecurity businesses are located.
Home to thousands of cybersecurity focused companiesNowadays, only in The Netherlands there are over 66.000 IT companies - and 6.100 are cybersecurity related. This not only makes the ecosystem a big one but makes a robust startup ecosystem and R&D facilities for the tech and cybersecurity community.
A promising national landscape in cybersecurityThe Netherlands ranked sixth in the World Economic Forum’s Networked Readiness Index 2016. Leading areas in the Dutch IT sector include data services, high tech systems and hardware, health technology, logistics, and cybersecurity. The internet economy in the Netherlands is estimated to make up over six percent of the country’s GDP and is projected to continue to grow in the coming years.
Believe the great numbers in cybersecurity Nationally, the region has proven to grow a 6,7% every year just in the cybersecurity industry annual market growth. Along to this numbers, the Netherlands has 2.27 billion euros as accumulated turnover by cybersecurity businesses.

What sets Amsterdam apart?

As one of the most vibrant, young and modern cities in Europe, Amsterdam was named the best European tech city to work in by Hubspot. Its diverse residents relish living a healthy lifestyle, so you will find them active and exercising all times of the year.
In turn, Amsterdam ranks fairly low when considering the cost of living, and it boasts an immense talent pool of more than a quarter of a million professionals. As well, our campus sits right in the heart of the city along one of its famous canals.
Come build your new career surrounded by not only some of Europe’s biggest tech companies, but also its most beautiful historical treasures.

More Questions?

We are committed to helping you start your career in tech. Our financing options range from traditional loans to pay-for-success models so you can choose the option that best fits your needs. Simply get in touch with our admissions team and they will give you more information about the available options.

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