Cybersecurity 101: Adopting A Security Mindset

Learn about cybersecurity!
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (645 ratings)
17,052 students
1hr 19min of on-demand video
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Cybersecurity knowledge to help advance your career
Practice a hands on capture the flag exercise
Learn core intuition for the cybersecurity domain
Understand foundational concepts for cybersecurity
Examples of malware types
Examples of threat actors


  • No, just an interest in cybersecurity!


Every cybersecurity engineer, analyst, penetration tester, or operator within the domain all have learned core concepts throughout their career, but these concepts can range depending on the area of expertise. For those interested in working in this field, or who want to apply cybersecurity knowledge to their careers, it can be a challenge to start with some foundational material.

Enter Cybersecurity 101: Adopting A Security Mindset. Led by AI & Cybersecurity expert Jordan Sauchuk, this course is designed to get you up to speed with core and foundational cybersecurity material. It's intended to help get you started thinking with a security mindset and to keep cybersecurity principles in mind, no matter the domain that you work in. You will also be able to obtain hands experience setting up, deploying, and finding a vulnerability in a Capture The Flag exercise or CTF.

Your Cybersecurity 101 path will cover the following steps:

  • A foundational intro to cybersecurity terms

  • Core areas to help you become familiar with different operations

  • Powerful Resources

  • The Inspector

  • Setting up your very own CTF

  • Discovering a vulnerability/flag in a CTF

This is a completely free course to help you get started, and you will find useful information throughout each lecture and section.

Are you ready to start your path toward a cybersecurity career or to deploy cybersecurity skills to your job? Enroll now completely free!

See you in the classroom.

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone interested in learning about cybersecurity, entering the domain, looking to advance their career or obtain useful cybersecurity knowledge and skills
  • Beginner cybersecurity engineers
  • Beginner developers interested in cybersecurity
  • IT beginners looking to learn about cybersecurity
  • Beginner penetration testers


Senior AI Advisor & Cybersecurity Engineer
Jordan Sauchuk
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 1,660 Reviews
  • 342,882 Students
  • 5 Courses

I'm a Senior AI Advisor, AI & Cybersecurity Engineer, and also the founder of Global Pioneers & the Threat Intelligence Group. My goal is to help provide my experiences and expertise that have been obtained through extensive research, many late nights, and cups of coffee.

I have been fortunate enough to work on a range of challenging projects worldwide and I have extensive experience specializing in technologies such as Python, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, Azure, R, JavaScript, C++, PHP, Tensorflow, Pytorch, Scikit-Learn, Keras, ReactJS, NodeJS, SQL, Plotly, Tesseract, Seaborn, and much more.

Recently, I have launched the Threat Intelligence Group as a means of providing cybersecurity awareness, integrating AI into the security domain, and also providing consulting services.

For more information please feel free to reach out to me on LinkedIn and Twitter. 

Cybersecurity Training Company
Threat Intelligence Group
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 645 Reviews
  • 17,052 Students
  • 1 Course

The Threat Intelligence Group is a training and consulting company specializing in delivering the latest in class training for Cybersecurity and related topics, such as utilizing AI/ML within the domain.

Please feel free to reach out to us at threatintelligencegroup@protonmail.com if you have any in person corporate training and consulting needs.

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