MCSI Certifications are world-class. The content is cutting-edge, uniquely-designed, hands-on and challenging. Our exercises teach in-demand skills that are immediately applicable in the field. MCSI's unique approach helps students around the world advance their careers.
This Certification has no expiry date. It has no renewal fees, no hidden fees, and is accessible with no time limits.
MCSI Certified DevSecOps Engineer:
Administer CI/CD processes, pipelines and platforms
Design and implement of DevSecOps processes, guides and procedures
Deploy and manage infrastructure in AWS, GCP and Azure
Develop and automate software deployments using CD pipeline products
Write secure applications free of critical vulnerabilities
Continuously audit and monitor infrastructure
Implement, maintain and ensure compliance from day one
Introduction to DevSecOps - 5 exercises
Secure Design and Architecture - 4 exercises
Introduction to Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) - 11 exercises
Introduction to Infrastructure as Code (IaC) - 101 - 6 exercises
Web Application Security Fundamentals - Part 1 - 5 exercises
Web Application Security Fundamentals - Part 2 - 5 exercises
Web Application Security Fundamentals - Part 3 - 4 exercises
Secure Infrastructure as Code - Jenkins - 11 exercises
Secure Infrastructure as Code - Terraform - 27 exercises
Secure Infrastructure as Code - Ansible - 16 exercises
Secure Infrastructure as Code - Puppet - 12 exercises
Secure Infrastructure as Code - Chef - 7 exercises
Software Component Analysis (SCA) - 5 exercises
Kubernetes Deployment - 2 exercises
Kubernetes: Authentication, Authorisation and Admission Controls - 11 exercises
Kubernetes: Handling Secrets - 4 exercises
Kubernetes: Networking - 5 exercises
Kubernetes: Monitoring and Threat Detection with Falco - 15 exercises
Vulnerability Scanning and management - 2 exercises
Logging, Log Automation and Log Management - 15 exercises
Static and Dynamic Analysis in CD - 7 exercises
Advanced Web Application Security - 7 exercises
Secure Infrastructure as Code - Ansible - 8 exercises
Secure Infrastructure as Code - Terraform - 14 exercises
This course can be completed on a standard training laptop. Below are some specifications that guarantee you can complete this course with your machine:
64-bit Intel i5/i7 2.0+ GHz processor or equivalent
8GB of RAM
Ability to run at least (1) virtual machine using Virtual Box, or an equivalent virtualization software
Windows 10 or later, macOS 10 or later, or Linux
Local administrator privileges
Do you support older operating systems?
Yes. Many of the exercises can be completed on older OS versions. Several of our students are successfully using older equipment to learn cyber security.
Proficiency in the English language
Ability to comfortably read and understand IT documentation written in English. Ideally, an IELTS score of 6.5 with no band less than 6 (or equivalent).
Note: You can register for this course without having undertaken an English test.
At least two (2) years of experience working as a IT engineer or system administrator.
This course requires you to write scripts and secure web applications.
We recommend that you have at least one (1) year of experience in web programming, or a degree that included modules on software development.
Cloud Security Skills
If you are new to the cloud then we strongly recommend that you complete our MCSE certification first.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the MCSI Method™?
Are solutions included in certifications and bundles?
No. Our method of teaching cyber security consists of challenging you with real-world problem statements that you're expected to research and solve by doing your own research. This is how you'll be expected to work in the field. When you fail an exercise, we provide you with constructive feedback to improve and try again.
Do the videos provides the answers to exercises?
No. The videos teach concepts, mindset, methodologies, procedures and professional skills such as report writing, interviewing and preparing proposals.
Do bundles, training content, or certificates ever expire? Am I expected to buy again in the future?
Once purchased, bundles and certificates are unlocked forever. They are no recurring or ongoing fees.
Do I need to buy the training and the certification separately?
No. The price provided covers both. You only pay once.
Do you offer any special offers and discounts?
If I can't solve the exercise where do I go for help?
We have an online forum where you can ask questions and our team of professional instructors will help you out.
An `Unofficial Curriculum` contains MCSI's practical exercises aligned to a non-MCSI Industry Certification syllabus.
We offer unofficial curriculums for the OSCP, ISACA CISA, ISACA CISM, ISACA CRISC, CCT ICE, CCSAS, CCT ACE.
Do you provide Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits?
Yes. Every single exercise offers CPE credits. The number of credits earned depends on the difficulty of the exercise completed. Below are the CPE Credits achieve for an exercise in each difficulty:
Novice exercises = 1 CPE credits
Advanced Beginner exercises = 2 CPE credits
Competent exercises = 5 CPE credits
Proficient exercises= 8 CPE credits
Beyond Proficient exercises = 16 CPE credits
Are MCSI courses/certifications recognized and have value outside of Australia?
Yes. MCSI certifications have value worldwide and are recognized by employers looking for individuals with practical cyber security skills.
MCSI's training is 100% practical with real cybersecurity problems designed to teach immediately applicable skills in the field. To solve our practical exercises, students must do their own research and develop their own solutions.
While completing exercises, students also develop their own comprehensive cybersecurity portfolio of skills. Individuals use this portfolio to demonstrate their cybersecurity competencies to solve real industry problems to future employers or hiring managers.
Do I need to complete an exam to receive MCSI Certification?
No. MCSI Certifications are completed by solving practical cybersecurity exercises.
This certification successfully prepares you for the following
Senior Cloud Security Engineer
Training Curriculum and Certifications
Students unlock Certificates of Completion for every exercise they complete. Industry Certifications are unlocked upon achieving Skills Proficiency Milestones.
Obtain CPE points by solving exercises
Achieve multiple certifications
Receive help from instructors online
MCSI's MDSO certification covers all six levels of the Australian Signals Directorate's Cyber Skills Framework. You will achieve a certificate upon reaching each level. You will earn an industry certification at Level 5. Click here to learn more.
As an MCSI Certified DevSecOps Engineer you will be fully capable of performing the following:
Develop and automate software deployments using continuous CI/CD pipelines products
Write secure web applications for critical business services
Transport layer security
Error and exception handling
Logging and monitoring
Secure file upload
Implement static and dynamic code analysis within CI/CD pipelines
Build and maintain security across Kubernetes clusters using automation
Create automation using the Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) offered by AWS, Azure or GCP
Why MCSI’s DevSecOps Certification is World Class
Comprehensive, Effective, Exceeds Standards
Holders of the MDSO Certification have completed over 100 practical online exercises demonstrating that they have the skills and knowledge required to work in DevSecOps role. Students take an average of 6 months to complete these exercises.
DevSecOps aims to deliver secure cloud applications in a continuous and automated manner. To that end, the MDSO Certification includes secure coding exercises. Holders of MDSO can build and maintain mission-critical applications free of vulnerabilities.
This Certification covers the most common DevSecOps tools. For example: Jenkins, Harness, Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Gitlab, Docker, Kubernetes, Git, PowerShell, Python, Cloudwatch, OWASP Dependency-Check, OWASP ZAP and many more!
MCSI students have submitted over 13,000 practical online exercises since December 2018.
Information Security Professionals made a median salary of $103,590 in 2020. Cybersecurity roles are regularly ranked #1 jobs in the United States.
Invest $450, and in 5 weeks, you will be ready to apply for jobs with a salary of $75,000 to $150,000 per year.
Why spend between $10,000 to $45,000 on tuition to only get theoretical courses and wait for 2 to 4 years for piece of paper?
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