Apply Now For The 2nd Edition of “Advanced Windows Security Course” 

A 6-week Online Certification Program Designed By Paula Januszkiewicz For Advanced Professionals Who Want To Crush The Threats In 2018

START: November 28, 2017
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2nd round of application will be opened on the 26th of October

Proudly Opening The 2018 Edition!

Are you committed to levelling up in Windows Security? Good, so are we.

What excites us the most is turning professionals into key experts. We like to think that our experience is YOUR shortcut.

You see, according to the industry’s statistics, by 2019 the market will be short of over 1 million (!) security experts with skills needed to effectively protect the system.

We want to change it. That’s why we created a certification program “Advanced Windows Security Course 2018”.

This course happens ONLY once a year, is never the same and is limited to 150 students who have to apply to take part.

How is this training different from others?

Only once a year

You’ll only learn things that will be crucial and most relevant in the following year. We run the training only once a year, never with the same content.

Only advanced stuff

You’ll skip the fluff and go straight to the advanced stuff. The pace is quite intense, so expect a smoke coming out of your ears.

Only NEW tools and techniques

The training is pretty hands-on, because it has been designed by passionate practitioners and obsessive researchers from CQURE Team.

Only cool presenters!

We’ll bring a bunch of experts on board, but it’s Paula Januszkiewicz who will be your main teacher and the host of the program.

Course Formula

LIVE Trainings

You’ll join our 2-hour long live classes on a special interactive platform – happening twice a week at 7PM CET (10AM PST / 1PM EST).

Action packed

You’ll go through 12 modules in 6 weeks. We’re not fluffing around, you’ve been warned.

Once a Year Only

We organise this course only once a year, in its last quarter. Every next edition is updated with new tools and challenges.

Interactive classroom

After every class you’ll be able to ask questions.

Extra materials

We’ve prepared for you slides, extra materials and homework for each session.

12-month Access

You’ll get a full year of online access to all the recordings (counted from the first class).

The Training Lab

During the course you’ll have access to a special training platform where you can safely test your hacks.

Social & Network

You’ll become a member of a closed Facebook group, where you can not only share your challenges and geeky jokes… but also network.

CQURE Certificate - "Windows Security Master 2018"

You’ll receive an official CQURE certificate “Windows Security Master 2018″ after passing the final exam. Yes, there will be a final exam.

Course Syllabus

Click here to browse the modules:

Module 1

Machine learning for security

~ November 28, 2017 (7PM CET / 10AM PST / 1PM EST) ~

Module 2

Module 2. Attacks On Credentials & Prevention Solutions

~ November 30, 2017 (7PM CET / 10AM PST / 1PM EST) ~

Module 3

PowerShell as a hacking tool

~ December 5, 2017 (7PM CET / 10AM PST / 1PM EST) ~

Module 4

Microsoft SQL Server Security

~ December 7, 2017 (7PM CET / 10AM PST / 1PM EST) ~

Module 5

Office 365 Security

~ December 12, 2017 (7PM CET / 10AM PST / 1PM EST) ~

Module 6

Improving security with Azure

~ December 14, 2017 (7PM CET / 10AM PST / 1PM EST) ~

Module 7

Windows 10 / Windows Server 2016 – Platform Security & Internals

~ December 19, 2017 (7PM CET / 10AM PST / 1PM EST) ~

Module 8

Windows 2016 security and infrastructure improvements

~ January 4, 2018 (7PM CET / 10AM PST / 1PM EST) ~

Module 9

Virtualization based security

~ January 11, 2018 (7PM CET / 10AM PST / 1PM EST) ~

Module 10

Practical Public Key Infrastructure

~ January 16, 2018 (7PM CET / 10AM PST / 1PM EST) ~

Module 11

Raising the bar for malware

~ January 18, 2018 (7PM CET / 10AM PST / 1PM EST) ~

 

Module 12

Encryption in Windows

~ January 13, 2018 (7PM CET / 10AM PST / 1PM EST) ~

PLEASE NOTE: There will be an online final exam covering all 12 modules. To receive an official CQURE certificate “Windows Security Master 2018” you have to get at least 70% of the answers right. We highly recommend that you don’t leave the revision until the last minute. 😉

Your teachers

Paula Januszkiewicz

Founder and CEO of CQURE

Paula is a Microsoft Security Trusted Advisor, IT Security Auditor and Penetration Tester. On top of that, she’s an Enterprise Security MVP and trainer (MCT). She shares her expertise on Windows Security through online writing and speaking at conferences (she already checked off TechEd North America, TechEd Europe, TechEd Middle East, RSA, TechDays, CyberCrime — to name but a few). She proudly holds the role of the Security Architect in IDesign and manages her own company CQURE.

Greg Tworek

Director of CQURE

Greg has been working with Windows Security since the very beginning of his professional career. He started as a system administrator, then moved to a consultant role, IT manager and chief information security officer (CISO). Now he is mainly responsible for consulting services delivered worldwide by CQURE.

Kamil Bączyk

Senior Infrastructure & Security Expert

Kamil deeply believes that combining work and hobby is the key to success. In CQURE he has his heart and soul in the Microsoft infrastructure, cloud and security solutions. Kamil’s experience allows him to perform architecture consulting, penetration tests and authored trainings and seminars.

Chris Pietrzak

Infrastructure Architect & Security Expert

Chris is a true geek that follows the maxim: everything is possible it is just a matter of time! As for day-to-day work at CQURE he designs and implements solutions for Security, Network & Management area, mainly for various platforms, he is an architect for various network solutions from HP and CISCO, and edge solutions from CheckPoint, Fortinet and SonicWall.

Michał Jankowski-Lorek

Cloud Solutions & Machine Learning Expert

Michael designs and implements solutions for Databases, Network & Management area, mainly for Microsoft platform. As for day-to-day work, he works as Solution Architect, designing and planning database related solutions and software, mainly based on Microsoft and Oracle servers. He also designs and administers IT Infrastructure based on Microsoft systems and network solution from CISCO.

Who Is It For

Intermediate to Advanced
Windows Security Professionals

This program is for you, if you want to level up and become key expert in your company (or even in your field). We promise to challenge your ways of thinking and executing.

Ethical Hackers
(who are familiar with…)

Attendee needs to have general fluency in Windows environment (including security skills, penetration testing etc.) Active Directory related knowledge is required. Take the quiz to see where are you at.

Brave Newbies

If you are a newbie you can still apply, but the program WILL NOT cover the basics — so it might be really challenging for you to get in or to keep up with the group.

If you’re not sure where are you at, you can quickly

test yourself by taking Paula’s Security Quiz >>>

(If you score 13 points and above — this training is for you)

What CQURE Academy Students say

All of their classes are based on their real world experience with the products, not just the typical Official Curriculum style classes that teach you things for an exam, but that you will never use. You’ll find that all of the material you’ll learn in the class will be used, at some point, in your security career.

Jack Perry

Security Principal Consultant | Presidio

Totally professional, total great stuff, in-depth knowledge and a perfect Learning Atmosphere! I like it! Thanks so much for sharing your experience and knowledge!

Martin Weber

CTO | IT.innovation.4U GmbH

Let me start by saying Paula is amazing!! The passion for the topic really shows. As an engineer with 16 years of experience, I am impressed. Thank you for the education, and entertainment.

Dave Kordyban

Network Engineer | Garrett County Government

Once Again, What Are You Getting

  • You’ll participate in a live, online certification program, divided into 12 modules spread over 6 weeks.
  • Live, online sessions happening twice a week, 2 hours each (at 7PM CET / 10AM PST / 1PM EST).
  • The syllabus covers 12 modules: Attacking & Securing Windows Network, Handling Ransomware, Forensics Techniques, Incident Response… and much more.
  • The program has an interactive, hands-on formula — and after every class you’ll be able to ask questions.
  • During the 6 week program you’ll also get free access to the CQURE Training Lab and closed Facebook group where you can share your challenges and upgrade your network.
  • You’ll receive an official CQURE certificate “Windows Security Master 2018” if you pass the final exam.
  • All the video recordings and extra materials are yours to keep for 12 months from the start of the program.

Price: $2900

 

Applications closed

We will start accepting new applications on the 26th of October, 2017

We’ll be taking on board 150 students only. Admission is selective. We prioritize: your skills and professional achievements, but also your attitude and how you can contribute to the group — so that we all can learn from each other. Good luck!

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