Certificate in Cloud & Cyber Security Fundamentals

8 weeks, starting Friday 23rd September

Fridays (7pm – 9pm) & Saturdays (4pm-6pm) | PKR 6,000

For Student: PKR 4,000

What you'll learn

  • Different tools and technologies used for cloud and cyber security
  • Career paths for Infrastructure & IT Security Professionals
  • Gain a basic understanding of cloud and cyber security

About this Course

Course Description 

Familiarize yourself with the technologies used in the current market, and the core requirements for the job. This course on Cloud & Cyber Security Fundamentals will help you in the decision phase of your career, especially if you are interested in technical roles. 

The Cloud & Cyber Security Fundamentals course will equip students with the knowledge they need to succeed in today’s technology-driven world. This course is for those who are just beginning to work in IT administration or support, or who want to change careers. It will help them decide on future learning paths. Learn about a variety of technologies and gain a basic understanding to decide on a path for career advancement.

The course will explore some tools and technologies on a fundamental level, including: Linux, VirtualBox, Burp suite, Metasploit, Wireshark, AWS Portal & Services, Azure Portal & Services, TCP-IP Stack, Intro to Bash & Python, frameworks i.e., ISO 27001, GDPR, PCI DSS, NIST, Blackbox penetration testing tools and demo, and more.

The course will cover the following concepts:

  • Career Paths for Infrastructure & IT Security Professionals
  • On-prem & Cloud Infrastructure
  • Networking fundamentals
  • Introduction to Virtualization
  • Firewall Fundamentals
  • Linux Setup: Basic administration
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing
    1. Cloud 1: Introduction to Microsoft Azure
    2. Cloud 2: Introduction to Amazon AWS
  • Introduction to cyber security
  • Introduction to Incident Response
  • Packet Analysis with Wireshark
  • Introduction to SIEM (Security Incident & Event Management)
  • Basics of attacking networks with Penetration Testing
  • Familiarity with Cloud access security brokers (CASBs)
  • Scripting for Dummies: Bash Introduction
  • Scripting for Dummies: Python Introduction
  • Lessons learned
  • Interview preparation Tips

Please make sure you have a computer/laptop with minimum 30 GB disk and 8 GB Ram with administrative privileges.


Iqbal Muhammad

Iqbal Muhammad has been working in infrastructure, cloud, and security for 20 years, with extensive experience working in different countries. He is currently a Senior Cloud Engineer and Technologist for one of the UK’s largest companies providing anti-money laundering solutions in seven countries.

Iqbal has provided successful training in many IT institutes in Pakistan and Dubai, including HCT (Higher Colleges of Technology in Dubai). He is a computer engineer and CISSP, and he has provided IT services as a freelancer as well. He has implemented Citrix deployments, Trendmicro intrusion and prevention implementation, virtualisation (VMware) implementations, hosting deployment solutions with Linux and windows platforms, penetration testing for internal customers, and many other IT jobs.

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100% Online Course

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Easy to Understand Content

Localized & easy to understand course content in English & Urdu

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Frequently Asked Questions

Once you enroll, you can get a 100% refund if you withdraw after the first lesson. We do not offer refunds after that.

No. This is a progressive learning course so enrollments for one week are not allowed.

Yes, this is a 100% online course.

Security has become a major concern for cloud computing because of issues such as privacy threats and hacking. There is huge potential for career and growth opportunities within cyber security, with many different industries to choose from, and huge growth potential of salaries.

Basic operating system and networking knowledge would be ideal, along with IT administration experience. Familiarity with Linux would be good, but not essential. 

This course is ideal for solution executives, support engineers, system administrators, IT and network administrators, but also those who are new to IT administration or cloud technologies, or those wanting to start a career in cyber security.

Yes, but there are a few conditions. You must complete all the assignments, have at least 75% attendance, and have scored reasonably well on your quizzes. This is just for us to ensure that you can grasp the fundamentals before we certify you.