About Us

Cyber Prep Academy (CPA) provides practical hands-on training, that delivers both short courses and a core 12-week programme, designed to assist ICT professionals to build their proficiency, and experience across all major Cyber Security domains and technologies. Cyber Prep Academy delivers hands-on, real world training, focusing on practical experience in preference to theory.

 

What it is..

Cyber Prep Academy is a finishing school for students and junior ICT professionals who wish to commence or advance their career in Cyber Security. We provide a hands-on practical experience enabling students to learn the technologies and processes that exist in the working world.

What it is not..

Although we work with Unitec, Cyber Prep Academy is not a substitute for a tertiary qualification. We are fortunate in New Zealand to have a broad range of excellent educational providers. We value these organisations and are mindful of their important contribution to making New Zealand a safer place through Cyber and Info Sec education and learning.

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must have completed a Bachelor of Computer Science or a Graduate Diploma in CS/IT or similar focusing on networking and/or Cyber Security subjects, or

  • Have relevant work experience (assessed on case by case basis)

  • Be New Zealand Citizen/Permanent Resident, or have a valid work visa.

 

Training delivered by a SecOps team.

 

Cyber Prep Academy combines real world Cyber Security Operations with Security products expert training. This training is delivered by an operational Security Operations team with extensive experience and expertise.

 
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SecOps NZ

SecOps NZ is one of only a few NZ organisations that operate a fully ISO27001 certified Security Operations Centre.

This accreditation influences secure ways of working and applies rigorous measurements to ensure these are continuously upheld.

 

Experience and Accreditation

SecLABS NZ

Our Security LABS team is serious about security and serious about continuous learning. Our team of ethical hackers have vast experience across mobile, cloud, applications and infrastructure. This team works closely with Cyber Prep Academy to support the next generation of security research individuals.