Free Online Events Lineup: Cybersecurity Awareness Month at NJIT
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and at the NJIT Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp, we are hosting free online events all month long!
If you want to learn more about cybersecurity and what you can do to contribute to the safety of our digital world, you’ve come to the right place!
Check out our event lineup below and pick what interests you the most! Our panels and workshops offer a range of introductory-level cybersecurity topics: from essential cybersecurity tips by our industry experts to career advice from cybersecurity hiring managers, and even industry trends in the era of COVID-19.
Below is our full lineup of 100% online, 100% free events. The number of participants is limited, so save your spot today!
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.
- 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 CatPhising 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
Are you loving these cybersecurity events? We offer new ones every month! You can sign up for our On-Demand Webinar Channel and get access to all our past panels and workshops, plus we’ll also let you know of new, live events on a monthly basis.
Why do we do this? Hosting virtual cybersecurity events is part of our mission to educate the future workforce. At the NJIT Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp, we offer part-time online programs that prepare learners with the in-demand skills, knowledge and confidence they need to excel in their cybersecurity careers.
So if you’re looking for an online program that can take you from novice to cybersecurity professional in just 10 months, you should reach out to our admissions team and ask them about how the NJIT Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp can help you gain job-ready skills and jumpstart your new cybersecurity career.