Cover6 Solutions / BIC – Introduction to #Cybersecurity Workshop

Cover6 Solutions / Blacks in Cyber (BIC) Winter Conference 2021 - Introduction to #Cybersecurity Workshop

This guide prepares you for the Blacks in Cyber (BIC) Winter Conference 2021 - Introduction to #Cybersecurity training.

This one-day program is designed for beginners and covers the fundamentals of cybersecurity. We start with the basics of common computer and network services and end with exploitation and an understanding of attack methodologies and strategies to defend against them. We will also focus on ways to build a home lab along with challenges and educational references to improve your skillset.

Mr. Tyrone E. Wilson is a passionate information security professional with 24 years of experience in information technology and has a mission to improve as many lives as possible through education in cybersecurity. Wilson also has extensive knowledge in computer network defense, vulnerability assessments, cyber threat analysis, and incident response. As a former cybersecurity analyst for the United States Army, Wilson developed security structures to ensure American intelligence systems were protected from foreign threats. Currently, Wilson is the Founder and President of Cover6 Solutions, LLC; which teaches companies and professionals various aspects of information security, penetration testing, and IPv6.  

Wilson is also the organizer of The D.C. Cyber Security Professionals. With over 8,000 members, it is the largest #Cybersecurity meetup group in the United States. In addition, Wilson is also on the Review Board of BSides NoVA and Howard University and has recently presented and/or taught classes at major conferences and events such as BSidesNoVA 2020BSidesNoVA 2019, BSidesDC 2018, ISACA GWDC Cybersecurity & Risk Conference, ISSA Mid Atlantic Security ConferenceBSides NoVA 2017BSides DC 2017, and DCCyberWeek 2017.  Wilson was also a Keynote Speaker at the Hacker Halted 2019.

Tyrone E. Wilson

Founder & President

Workshop Read Ahead
Workshop Summaries

Through real-world, hands-on instruction, and with a focus on network defense, we provide a path to a successful career as a Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst. #SOCAnalystPrep.

Ever wondered what it is like to be on the front line of defense in the Cybersecurity industry? If so, you may be interested in becoming a Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst.

SOC Analysts are highly sought-after individuals who identify compromised machines and malicious actors. These individuals utilize defensive security skills and techniques that are commonly used in the industry while working to mitigate any damages that may have occurred.

In this training, participants will oversee a network that is currently under attack. Our students will learn various strategies to help defend against several attack scenarios. A few of the tools and technologies that participants will explore include; Security Onion, Wireshark, Splunk, and Nessus. As a participant, we highly recommended that you perform additional research and self-study to continue and maintain your established knowledge and toolkit.  

The provided content is listed below as a guide for the course and is subject to change. We appreciate your support and hope that you enjoy the training. We look forward to your participation and feedback, as well. 

If you have any additional questions outside of the FAQs, please do not hesitate to reach out to info@cover6solutions.com, and we will be happy to assist you.

Have you ever wanted to learn about what it takes to be a Penetration Tester? Does taking a hands-on practical exam make you nervous?  We are here to help you get past that.

Over five weeks (every Tuesday from 6-9 PM ET), our hands-on “Live” workshop will provide what it takes to begin your journey as a successful #Pentester. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned professional, this training will teach you offensive techniques to improve your pentesting skills all while making you a better defender.

Throughout the course, we will address and discuss various penetration testing topics, tools, technologies, and methodologies that are commonly used in the industry. By no means are the course and its objectives all-encompassing. As a participant, it is highly recommended that you perform additional research and self-study to continue and maintain your established knowledge and toolkit.  

The provided content is listed below as a guide for the course and is subject to change. We appreciate your support and hope that you enjoy the training. We look forward to your participation and feedback as well.  

If you have any additional questions outside of the FAQs, please do not hesitate to reach out to info@cover6solutions.com and we will be happy to assist you. 

Course Outline 

This course is tailored to assist with the preparation for all offensive (practical) exams. It also includes the five primary exam objectives for the CompTIA Pentest+ Certification which are: 

  1. Planning and Scoping 
  2. Information Gathering and Vulnerability Identification 
  3. Attacks and Exploits 
  4. Penetration Testing Tools 
  5. Reporting and Communication 

Note: This is NOT an official CompTIA Training but but rather preparation for real scenarios you may encounter in pentesting engagements or on the Pentest+ exam. Various tools, techniques and procedures will be covered thus those listed are just examples and are not limited to only those, as material is subject to change. 

If you are interested in establishing a foundation of skills for a successful information security career, then this workshop is for you!

This Beginner-Intermediate, eight-week (every Tuesday night) workshop encompasses the skills of both a Penetration Tester (Pentester) and a Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst. Throughout the course, we will address and discuss various offensive topics, tools, technologies, and methodologies used in the industry. Also, participants will learn how to respond to a network that is currently under attack—using industry technologies such as Nmap, Windows Sysinternals, Security Onion, Wireshark, Splunk, and Nessus. Students will learn numerous strategies to help defend against several attack scenarios. 

A Pentester develops and uses offensive skills and techniques to identify weaknesses for exploitation. SOC Analysts identify compromised machines and malicious actors. These highly sought-after individuals utilize defensive security skills and techniques that are commonly used in the industry while working to mitigate any damages that may have occurred.

The provided content is listed below as a guide for the course and is subject to change. We appreciate your support and hope that you enjoy the training. We look forward to your participation and feedback, as well. 

Our team has worked hard to create a course that provides a unique learning experience that you won’t find anywhere else. This will be challenging but it will be worth it. It will jump-start your career in cybersecurity and give you an outstanding foundation for the future!

If you have any additional questions outside of the FAQs, please do not hesitate to reach out to info@cover6solutions.com and we will be happy to assist you.

This course is also tailored to help you prepare for the following certifications.

  1. CySA+
  2. eJPT
  3. CEH Practical

Helpful Videos to Prepare you for Class

Breaking into Cybersecurity w/ Tyrone E. Wilson

Home Lab Setup | Building an Effective Cybersecurity Learning Environment

Passive Information Gathering

Active Information Gathering

Understanding the Metasploit Database

Incident Handling & Threat Hunting w/ Security Onion: Gain Hands-On Cybersecurity Experience

IPv6 Enumeration & Attacks

Virtual Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst Prep Workshop (Live) – FREE Session

Additional Educational References

Virtual SOC Analyst Prep Workshop (Live) – February 20th & 21st, 2021
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST

Virtual SOC Analyst Prep Workshop (Live) – March 6th & 7th, 2021
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST

Attack & Defend Workshop (Live) – Starting March 9th 2021
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST