Learn Cybersecurity in Ironhack Berlin

Join our Cybersecurity immersive bootcamp and get the hands-on skills you need to land a job in the growing tech industry. Learn network traffic, prevention systems, compliance, and much more. 12 weeks full time or 24 weeks part time, online. Download the syllabus, meet our teachers, and check our financing options. See all the information here!

Cybersecurity bootcamp (Full-time)

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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 weeks7.500 €Mon to Fri9:00 - 18:00
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Cybersecurity Part-time course

Learn Cybersecurity in-person and only in 24 weeks.

24 weeks7.500 €Mon & Wed 18:30 - 21:30Sat. 10:00 - 17:00
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What you will learn during the Cybersecurity bootcamp in Berlin

Remote Prework

Before you become an official student, you will be given 20 hours of online learning material. This pre-work 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 Berlin

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Covid-19 update

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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 Berlin

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.

Deferred Payment

Studying a bootcamp has never been so accessible. Pay only 15% of the price and become an ironhacker now. You will start paying the remaining 85% once you have found a job or 8 months after graduation. We have 30 spots available under this payment method. It is required to have an intermediate level of English, a work permit in Europe and to be an outstanding student in the admissions process. Request more information below and check out all the terms and conditions. If you prefer, you can contact our admissions team directly here.

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The steps to follow in this case are very simple: 1. Please apply to your desired course 2. Book an appointment with your agent in the BA or Jobcenter and present them with our courses (they are all in Kursnet) 3. Once you've successfully finished the admissions process we'll be ready to fill out all infos needed by the BA to issue/accept the Bildungsgutschein.

We are already validated by the Bundesagentur für Arbeit for all of our courses (except Cybersecurity).

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Income Share Agreements

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 21,000 Euros, repayments are not required. Your repayment is then shifted to a period when you earn above the minimum income threshold. Available only for people from the following Nationalities who are currently residing in Germany: European Union Citizens, Lichtenstein, Switzerland, Norway, UK, Iceland, Monaco, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Israel.

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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 Berlin

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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 Berlin 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 Berlin.
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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 Berlin

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 Berlin

A promising landscapeA total of ten scientific establishments are now researching issues of digital security in Berlin and Brandenburg, spearheaded by the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS) and the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications Heinrich- Hertz-Institut (HHI). The Technical University of Berlin also sets standards with its three chairs on cybersecurity issues. These are Secure and Trustworthy Network-connected Embedded Systems Architectures; Security in Telecommunications; and Distributed Security Infrastructures.
Cybersecurity investment growing nationallyThe BMBF has provided funding of around €66 million for projects in IT security since 2009 and supports innovative procedures and technologies to protect IT systems where data protection plays an important role from attack and unauthorized access.
Vibrant Start-up culture in CybersecurityThe country’s vibrant start-up culture allows the pooling of expert knowledge from business and science. Berlin and Frankfurt each have a FinTech hub, while Cologne and Munich are home to InsurTech hubs. Start-ups are providing security solutions for mass markets as well as to corporate clients.
Germany is the leading software market in EuropeThere are 5 different hubs gathered all over Germany, plus 6 Institutes for Cybersecurity, and a promising landscape that keeps growing in the innovative software and cybersecurity solutions environment, helping to consolidate Germany's position as Europe's leading software market.

What sets Berlin apart?

Germany’s capital city is also its most influential both in terms of culture and commerce. A world city of media, science, and politics; Berlin’s economy is based on high-tech firms and the service sector.
Berlin offers a much lower cost of living than other European cities, which has brought hundreds of startups and established companies. And along with these companies have come tens of thousands of young workers, dreamers and entrepreneurs.
Europe’s biggest tech hub is teaming with fresh faces from the world over, and you can join them! Study and work toward your new future in the heart of Berlin. Then step out your door into a unique mix of modern culture and history, a deeply inclusive international community, and perhaps the most famous nightlife in the world. All this at your fingertips while you study and work toward a new future.

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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