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International Certificate in
Cyber Defence

When it comes to cyber attacks, people have proven to be the biggest weakness and threat –usually, your own employees. This can only be addressed with practical, relevant cyber resiliencetraining. The IACD focuses on solving the skills-gap and market shortage in cyber security throughinnovative education and training solutions for all levels of expertise.

With an eye toward preparing the next generation of cyber experts, IACD creates a deep and powerfulglobal network of cyber knowledge that goes far beyond the typical technical expertise.IACD’s cyber training approach is founded on a collaboration of military-trained cyber security andintelligence experts, industry professionals and well-seasoned educators.

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Programme Overview

How will you benefit?

The IACD’s International Certificate in Cyber Defence program is an accelerated cyber security training program designed to successfully prepare people for enterprise level jobs in cyber security a highly in-demand and lucrative career path. The CDAC course has one clearly defined goal – to provide individuals with a solid foundation that will prepare them through hands-on training to be ready to begin a career in cyber security.The Certificate in Cyber Defence offers practical training exercises in a virtual machine environment allowing delegates to gain life-like experience in a controlled learning context.

Who should attend?

This program is ideal for graduates with a foundational IT knowledge working professionals looking to future proof their career. This program is designed to equip individuals with hands-on experience so they are ready to enter an organisation as a cyber defence analyst.  Eg. SOC analyst Business Cyber Support etc. It is a great springboard into a growing number of specialist fields in the Cyber Defence Industry.  Please note we will consider applicants who do not have prior IT knowledge that display a high intellect and passion towards a career in cyber security.the answers.

On this program you will:

• Understand the security structures and behaviours that can enable or protect from cyber crime

• Learn effective techniques to extract intelligence from the cyber environment
• Develop confidence when faced with a cyber intrusion

• Improve your ability to respond effectively to a wider range of cyber events

• Gain the knowledge to ask the right questions regarding cyber incidents that you may encounter daily and how to find 

How it works?

The training is delivered through a Hybrid VILT (virtual instructor-led training) methodology. Hybrid VILT learning is a blend of self-paced and online training that incorporates virtual laboratories. Most of the theoretical material is covered in selfstudy while practical laboratory environments are recreated using virtual instructor-led training (VILT). It provides delegates who have internet availability with the opportunity to study the Cyber Defence Certificate and obtain international certification from remote locations. Our unique Hybrid VILT learning is ideal for any delegate wanting to obtain an internationally recognised Cyber qualification but who is unable to come through to a campus but requires facilitator-led training.

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Cyber Defence Certificate


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Start Date:
February - March 2021






Duration: 4 months


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Tuition Fees:
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During the programme


Self-paced and flexiblelearning

with instant feedback


Access to the industry leading
Cyber Security learning
material and labs


Curriculum based on National Initiative for Cyber security Education (NICE)


Access to IACD and global
experts for ongoing support

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Guidance on job searching
and resume building

After the programme

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Continued access to IACD’s onlinelearning platform

Women Colleagues

Connection to ouralumni
and career network

Job Interview

Access to the IACD's
placement program 

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A new career in: Cyber Forensics Analyst, Network Operations Specialist

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