Next-Generation Cyber Talent

Next-Generation Cyber Talent

Mossé Cyber Security Institute (MCSI) trains the next generation of cyber security talent.

We have a comprehensively designed Certification programme called MICS - Introduction to Cyber Security for high school students who wish to acquire the skills that the industry is seeking in a winter/summer intern.

Students who want to obtain this Certification must dedicate 100 hours of study time. MCSI teaches enhanced-level practical and battle-tested skills that top cyber security professionals use to defend enterprise and government networks.

MCSI's Community Initiatives include offering this Certification free of charge to high school students. Therefore there is no expiry date, no renewal fees, and no hidden fees.

MCSI's Introduction to Cyber Security Certification is open to students worldwide. Register now and start training immediately.

Unparalleled Advantages

MCSI's Online Learning Platform offers unparalleled benefits to students that want to join the industry:

  • Acquire real, hands-on, skills
  • Build and showcase a portfolio of demonstrated capabilities that can be shared with prospective employers
  • Connect with recruiters that specialise in identifying and placing cyber security talent
  • Obtain certificates of completion that can be shared on social media to attract work opportunities and build business connections with industry professionals

MICS Curriculum:

75 practical exercises that teach:

  • Technical and enterprise security concepts
  • Open-source intelligence
  • Network reconnaissance
  • Discovering active attack campaigns
  • Operational security
  • Security tools
  • Threat Hunting with YARA
  • Governance, risk and compliance
  • Setting up a security lab
View the MICS Syllabus

How to Start

  1. Register a FREE account on MCSI's Online Learning Platform
  2. Select the `High School Student` profile

Career Outcomes

Our cybersecurity internship will equip you with the skills to be a valued member of any industry technology or security team and provide the rigour to research and deliver appropriate technology solutions.

Certification Detail

Why Free?

At MCSI, our mission is anchored in our commitment to social entrepreneurship and the firm belief that everyone, regardless of their background, should have access to top-tier cybersecurity education. This drives our initiative to offer free, robust training programs to veterans, transitioning service members, women, the youth, and individuals from frontier and emerging nations. We're aware of the systemic barriers that often hinder these groups from progressing in the cybersecurity field, but we also recognize their invaluable skills and perspectives that are crucial for the strength and resilience of the global cybersecurity ecosystem.

Our free training isn't just about imparting knowledge — it's about creating a transformative experience that equips individuals with practical skills and hands-on learning. This is far from a low-quality offering; it's an all-encompassing learning program that competes with and often surpasses many paid options. Our training is designed by industry experts, frequently updated to mirror the ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape, and it provides an immersive environment that simulates real-world cyber operation scenarios. We even go a step further by offering personalized feedback, and the unique opportunity to create a portfolio showcasing your skills to potential employers. At MCSI, free means gaining more — more experience, more insights, and more opportunities. It's a manifestation of our commitment to champion diversity and nurture a world that's safer, more secure, and digitally conscious.

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