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MRCI - Remote Cybersecurity Internship

The cybersecurity internship teaches skills that can immediately be applied in the field and help you land your first job in cyber security.

Upon completing the training programme, you will become a Certified Cybersecurity Intern, receiving an industry-recognised Certificate of Completion and a Letter of Recommendation from MCSI.

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Intermediate Level MCSI Certification Beginner
ic-certificate Certification
ic-clock 150+ hours
cpe-points 86
ic-money US$49
No Expiry, No Renewals


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 Remote Cybersecurity Intern:

  • Perform network vulnerability scans
  • Exploit vulnerabilities with Metasploit
  • Identify and exploit web application vulnerabilities without tools
  • Write custom offensive security tools to aid Red Teaming operators
  • Hunt for malware using YARA
  • Hunt for threat actors on Windows networks using Python
  • Defend web applications against common vulnerabilities


Training Modules

  • Lab setup - 3 exercises
  • Security Tools - 10 exercises
  • Penetration Testing - 10 exercises
  • Cyber Defence - 10 exercises
  • Threat Hunting - 14 exercises
  • Secure Software Development - 10 exercises
  • Red Teaming - 10 exercises

Sample Exercises

Below are three (3) exercises from the 68 exercises available in MRCI - Remote Cybersecurity Internship:

Perform A Vulnerability Scan With OpenVAS (Novice)


Write A YARA Rule That can Find Improperly Signed Executables (Novice)


Write Malware That Detects Installed Anti-Virus Software (Advanced Beginner)


Enrolment and Fees


US$49 (+ GST if you're based in Australia).

Practical exercises must be completed online using MCSI's Online Learning Platform.

How to enrol

  1. Login/Register for MCSI's Online Learning Platform
  2. Select `Shop` from the left-side menu
  3. Find the MRCI - Remote Cybersecurity Internship, select `Buy` and proceed through the checkout process. You can purchase using a Credit Card or PayPal
  4. Once you have enrolled in the MRCI - Remote Cybersecurity Internship, the curriculum unlocks immediately
  5. In the left-side menu of the platform, select `Training & Education` then `MCSI Curriculums`, and you will see the MRCI - Remote Cybersecurity Internship listed

Terms and Conditions

  • No discounts
  • No refunds
  • No transfers
  • No renewal fees
  • No hidden fees
  • No time limits
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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.

No prior security training is required to attend this learning programme.

Career Outcomes

The cybersecurity internship teaches skills that can immediately be applied in the field and help you land your first job in cyber security.

Certification Detail

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 MRCI certification covers two levels of the Australian Signals Directorate's Cyber Skills Framework. You will achieve a certificate upon reaching each level:

ASD Skills Proficiency Level Curriculum Completion Requirement
MCSI Cyber Security Learner Level 1 50%
MCSI Certified Remote Cybersecurity Intern Level 2 80%

As an MCSI Remote Cybersecurity Intern you will be fully capable of performing the following:

  • Developing your own cyber security lab:
    • Virtual Machines
    • Threat Hunting Lab
    • Cyber Defence Testing Lab
    • Offensive Security Testing Lab
  • Using popular Security Tools:
    • Metasploit
    • OpenVAS
    • Nmap
    • TheHarvester.py
    • Mimikatz
  • Performing Penetration Testing:
    • PowerShell Exploits
    • Web Shells
    • Arbitrary Command Execution
    • SQL Injection
    • Cross-Site Scripting
    • Brute Force
  • Harden Windows Operating Systems:
    • PowerShell scripting
    • Windows Defender
    • Windows Firewall
    • Security Patches
  • Threat Hunting:
    • Build a “goodware” dataset and a malware dataset
    • Learn how to use YARA’s professionally and many of its pattern matching techniques
    • Use Python to hunt for indicators of compromise at scale
  • Secure Software Development:
    • Write Web Applications implement secure coding best practices
    • Cookie flag implementation
    • Error Handling
    • Input Validation
    • Implement strong Password Policies
    • Defend against different cyber attack techniques
  • Red Teaming:
    • Write custom malware for Red Team operations
    • Custom Reverse Shell
    • Keylogger malware
    • Host Enumeration
    • Spear Phishing


Why MCSI’s MRCI Remote Cybersecurity Internship Programme is World Class

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Comprehensive, Effective, Exceeds Standards

Holders of the MRCI Remote Cybersecurity Internship Certification have completed 68 practical online exercises thus demonstrating that they have skills and knowledge in the following areas: security tools, penetration testing, cyber defence, threat hunting, secure software development and red teaming.

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Letter of Recommendation

Students that successfully complete MCSI's Remote Cybersecurity Internship Programme will receive a personalised Letter of Recommendation from Benjamin Mossé.

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Demonstrated Capability Portfolio Development

Develop a comprehensive cyber security portfolio of video demonstrations, source code, professional documents, and multiple completion certificates. You can use this portfolio to demonstrate your capabilities to future employers and hiring managers.


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