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
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
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)
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.
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.
The cybersecurity internship teaches skills that can immediately be applied in the field and help you land your first job in cyber security.
Training Curriculum and Certifications
Students unlock Certificates of Completion for every exercise they complete. Industry Certifications are unlocked upon achieving Skills Proficiency Milestones.
As an MCSI Remote Cybersecurity Intern you will be fully capable of performing the following:
Developing your own cyber security lab:
Threat Hunting Lab
Cyber Defence Testing Lab
Offensive Security Testing Lab
Using popular Security Tools:
Performing Penetration Testing:
Arbitrary Command Execution
Harden Windows Operating Systems:
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
Implement strong Password Policies
Defend against different cyber attack techniques
Write custom malware for Red Team operations
Custom Reverse Shell
The Remote Internship provided by MCSI allowed me to learn practical cyber security skills compared to a mostly theory-based degree. MRCI gave me the real-time skills that have greatly prepared me for the industry, and have helped me get my first job. Thank you!
Undergraduate University Student, Cybersecurity
I was able to land a graduate position by demonstrating my submitted exercises in my MCSI Portfolio from the Remote Internship Programme. Knowing these technical areas and showing a Portfolio of what I could do was an instrumental advantage that won me the job over other applicants.
Graduate Security Analyst, Healthcare Industry
I am currently a Business Development Consultant, and working for a company growing their cybersecurity team, and became interested in a career change to cyber. I enrolled in the MRCI Remote Internship to help learn the technical skills I can combine with my business experience to lead the transition to our new cyber team.
Business Development Consultant, Financial Services
Why MCSI’s MRCI Remote Cybersecurity Internship Programme is World Class
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.
Letter of Recommendation
Students that successfully complete MCSI's Remote Cybersecurity Internship Programme will receive a personalised Letter of Recommendation from Benjamin Mossé.
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.