Ops 100: Beginning Cybersecurity

Start at the Beginning

Want to learn to out-hack the hackers? Start here! The unprecedented rise in cyber-attacks—up 600% over the last few months!—means there’s never been as much demand for skilled professional hackers who can defend critical business systems against malware, attacks, and intruders.

Ethical hackers do rigorous penetration testing to help organizations better defend themselves against malicious cyber attacks. In 2021 there will be 3.5 million unfilled cyber jobs worldwide—the world needs you!

Curious about ethical hacking? Want to launch a career as a penetration tester? At Code Fellows, we believe in starting with the right foundation. This 100-level course introduces beginners to the world of using hacking skills for good, from basic IT hardware and software skills to the many career paths available to cybersecurity professionals.

Computer security is more relevant now than ever before: it’s a hack-or-be-hacked world. Come join us to see if this career is right for you.

If you’re exploring the potential of a career in ops, preparing for our Ops 201 course, or just need a basic understanding of cybersecurity, we've got you covered.

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Ops 101: Explore Ethical Hacking & Cybersecurity Careers

Ready to get hacking? Start here! In this one-day workshop, you will get hands-on practice with the tools and techniques of penetration testers and ethical hackers. Get a taste of the Code Fellows cybersecurity program, learn how to find and exploit computer systems, and explore cybersecurity career pathways.

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Ops 102: Intro to Computer Operations

If you’re new to configuring computers, complete Ops 102 to get an introduction to how computers work! Learn system interfaces, identify and install hardware components, and practice deploying Windows and Linux operating systems to build foundational skills that will kickstart your career in technical operations.

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