Specialization Track 3 - Cyber Security

INTRODUCTION

IT companies at the forefront of technology have been changing their hiring and training policies drastically in the last five years, and Maxim Nyansa has obtained excellent results helping its trainees follow a similar approach.

These new programmes in principle run full time for a 3 month’s period. After the programme trainees have one or more projects they have worked on to show to future employers on a GITHUB repository.

Every specialization track has the objective to help you as a graduate with a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science to prepare for your first job in ICT. In addition to our general professionalism programme, where you are being trained in general and soft skills, these tracks help you set your first steps in a fast changing area of expertise.

You work daily with the technology that is currently being used in the industry worldwide. You top up your academic skills with practical knowledge. You buil your portfolio of projects on a GITHUB repository that you can show to future employers. You add international certificates to your CV. We will assist and coach you on a personal level and introduce you to IT companies in our network.

Businesses in Ghana who are interested in a similar programme for their young IT professionals in combination as part of a traineeship or internship on a concrete job are cordially invited to contact us here.


BLENDED LEARNING

Programmes have a so-called blended learning approach and consist of the following elements:

1. Fulltime stay in the Villa Maxim Nyansa in Tantra Hills, Accra for a period of 14 weeks
2. Intensive study in a peer group using videos, books and online e-learning materials (mostly open source)
3. Weekly practical assignments and business games
4. Experienced mentors and trainers who are currently working in the ICT industry either in Ghana or Europe. We regularly fly in specialists from the Netherlands who volunteer as trainers.
5. Projects for real customers.
6. International certification exams.

THE CYBER SECURITY CURRICULUM

As our live is increasingly lived online and businesses are stepping into digital transformation, the risks in the cyber space are also increasing. Frequently there are incidents where data are getting lost or worse, hackers take over a system and can abuse confidential information of individuals, a company or the government. Unfortunately, most organizations are not yet properly equipped to prevent or respond to these constantly evolving risks. Cyber security specialists are therefore highly in demand in the IT job market of the coming years. In this new Track Maxim Nyansa helps you prepare for your first job in this fascinating field.

The programme will include a choice of the following subjects

1. Basics of hardware and networking
2. Basics of cyber security
3. Certificate management
4. Pen testing / Ethical hacking
5. Risk analysis
6.CISSP certification preparations
7. CompTia Security+ certification preparations

FIND MORE ON OUR SPECIALIZATION TRACKS

This 3 months intensive training helps you to get started as a Data Scientist. After a general introduction we help you to build your own curriculum to specialize in the topics of your choice in this fast developing field. Data science is almost a green field in Ghana, and you may be able to create your own job or be the first professional in a company to work on data based IT solutions.

Specialization track 1 - Software Engineering


Specialization track 2 - Data Science


Specialization track 3 - Cyber Security



WORKING ON REAL LIFE PROJECTS

During the programme practical assignments will constantly be executed and in the 2nd and 3rd month's a real life project will be introduced to work on in a team, preferably for a real life customer.


TUTION FEE

GHC 2500 for the 14 weeks intensive training program starting 16 September 2019:
1. Includes full board at our mini campus at the Maxim Nyansa Villa at Tantra Hills in Accra
2. CISSP certification preparations
3. CompTia Security+ certification preparations

Students from a less privileged background can apply for a scholarship or a soft loan from the Maxim Nyansa Foundation for the international exams for CompTia Security+ via admissions@maximnyansa.com

Application Procedure

Send the following information to the mail address; admissions@maximnyansa.com

1. A CV including a description of relevant work experience including national service.
2. Transcript of subjects and grades of University study and Bachelor Degree certificate.

You will be contacted as soon as application is received