YOUR CYBERSECURITY JOURNEY STARTS HERE
Become a Security Analyst and access new job opportunities at top firms through Correlation One's free, innovative training program.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
CYBERSECURITY FOR ALL
Cybersecurity for All is a FREE, 11-week training program for talented individuals. Admission is meritocratic and the class will be selected for representation. The program trains you to become a certified Security Analyst and then connects you with job opportunities.
The program is entirely cost-free for students. We never charge up-front, we don't do income sharing agreements, and we never make our students take out loans. The time commitment is ~15 hours per week for the 11 weeks of class, and class timings are designed to fit with the schedules of adults and students working full-time.
We focus on teaching industry-standard tools so that you can effectively understand the fundamentals of networks and analytical tools used for system security. Over the course of the program, you will learn advanced topics including ports, protocols, subnetting, Kali Linux, system architecture, cryptography, network analytics, cloud security, social engineering, incident response, and much more.
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MEET OUR FELLOWS FROM OTHER PROGRAMS
Be part of the largest and most diverse community of data professionals in the world.
"Without the DS4A community's encouragement and support through the hiring process, I could've never gotten my data engineering internship at Point72. Other programs, even great college classes, teach you theory; DS4A teaches you not just that, but also how to apply it to change the world."
"I've encountered obstacles to advancing my data skills, mainly confidence and sense of how to prioritize knowledge. This community has lifted me up. I've written a machine learning model from scratch. It's built to improve the accessibility of electric vehicles in the U.S."
"The DS4A experience marks a huge shift in my career since now I am able to introduce next-generation technologies to my company and understand the benefits it will bring to the future."
WHY APPLY TO THE PROGRAM?
LEARN FUNDAMENTAL TOOLS THAT EMPLOYERS NEED
This program teaches proficiency in a technical toolkit focusing on the skills that are most in-demand in the market. Our curriculum focuses on learning practical skills through application.
CONNECT WITH OUR EXCLUSIVE NETWORK
We connect you with professional development to help you achieve your unique career goals. You will also join thousands of talented individuals in our growing, diverse alumni network.
ACCESS EMPLOYERS AND JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Correlation One is about much more than just learning — it’s about connecting graduates to jobs. Our program is uniquely designed to help you find a Cybersecurity role and support your career advancement.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications closed August 1, 2022.
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PROGRAM KEY DATES
TECHNICAL ASSESSMENT DEADLINE
This program does not have any formal prerequisites. Some prior experience working in information technology would be helpful, but it is not required.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Is the program free?
Yes! The program is free for all. We believe that cost should never be a barrier to learning, so we constructed the program so you don’t have to pay to participate.
If it is free for trainees, how is the program funded?
The program is funded entirely through the generosity of our Employer Partners, who want to support, meet, and hire our exceptional Fellows.
What does DS4A mean?
DS4A is the acronym for Data Skills for All. Data fluency is essential for the jobs of the future, and we are dedicated to teaching you the data skills you need to succeed, regardless of your background or ability to pay.
Are there any prerequisites to apply?
Our Cybersecurity for All course does not have any prerequisites to join. Our goal is to upskill people at any level of experience to positions at the entry level of cybersecurity. Some prior experience working in IT or with computers would be helpful, but is not required.
How will I learn whether I got into the program?
A member of our team will reach out by August 14, 2022, to let you know whether you’ve been accepted into the program. If you are accepted, they will also let you know how to make sure you’re ready for the program on day one!
Can I keep doing my regular job during the program?
Of course! Our goal is to build the most flexible program for people with busy work and personal lives. With flexible hours, virtual content, and an instructor staff ready to accommodate your needs, you’ll be able to succeed regardless of how busy you are.
Who teaches the course?
The course is taught by Correlation One’s world-class team of instructors and teaching assistants. They’re great at making concepts easy and practical to understand so that you can use them in the real world.
Where are the classes held?
Classes are fully virtual, held in our “Live Online” classroom. All you need is a computer and internet access. In the classes, you’ll be able to work directly with instructors and peers.
How will I find potential new jobs through the program?
Our program is designed to help you in your job search, every step of the way. You’ll also be able to hear from and network with top companies during live Career Fairs and events. In addition, you’ll have access to our C1 Connect platform, which links you directly with hiring companies.
Will I earn a certificate?
Yes! All Fellows who fulfill the graduation requirements will receive a signed certificate from Correlation One. The DS4A certificate is a great way to showcase your new Cybersecurity skills to your network and potential employers via LinkedIn.
Who should apply?
Correlation One's mission is to create equal access to the jobs of tomorrow. We welcome learners from nontraditional educational backgrounds. We define nontraditional broadly, including but not limited to working adults without a four-year college degree and college graduates without a technical degree, among others.
How do I apply?
Our application is a simple, three-step process. First, fill out the interest form, which should only take you a few minutes. We will then send you an application, for which to purpose is to give us insight into your unique background and professional history. After you have completed the application, you will receive a link to complete our assessment, which should take you about 60 minutes. This gauges your analytical skills, but doesn't require any specific technical knowledge. Finally, once we review your application, we may invite you for a 15-minute video interview as a final step in the process.
What is on the assessment?
We will be testing general analytical skills, logical deduction, and any prior experience in cybersecurity. Specific technical knowledge in the field of cybersecurity is NOT required. The assessment will take about an hour to complete.
When is the program taking place?
The program runs for 10 weeks of class, with a week off for Labor Day, from August to November 2022. Classes are held virtually on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, and the total time commitment for the program is approximately 15 hours per week on weeks when there is class.
Is this program open to participants outside of the United States?
At present the Cybersecurity for All program is open only to candidates based in the United States. We are actively exploring opportunities to expand the program to other locations, and encourage you to follow us on social media to be notified about new programs in the future.