Online Learning


As a service to WiCyS members, WiCyS provides links for you to explore free online learning resources. Let us know if you find more!

CARE Lab – CARE (Cybersecurity in Application, Research and Education) Lab that cater to BIPOC, women, other underrepresented communities in STEM/ cybersecurity

CourseraExplore professional certificates and degrees from world-class universities and companies

Cyber Aces Foundation – Learn about topics in cybersecurity from SANS with this free training

Cybersecurity Awareness Webcasts and TrainingExplore security resources, trends and updates, media, podcast episodes, and more

Cybersecurity Canon (Ohio State University) – Explore both nonfiction and fiction texts related to InfoSec.

Cybersecurity Certification Training – Upskill with Fortinet’s free access to self-paced certification courses from Network Security Expert (NSE) levels 1-7.

Cybrary Inc.Cybrary is the fastest growing, fastest-moving catalog in the industry, delivering relevant and high-quality content that is accessible anytime, anywhere

eBook Flip Book – United States Cybersecurity Magazineresource guide created by WiCyS Mid-Atlantic leaders, Diane Janosek and Nikkia Henderson

GitHub – Find write-ups about CTFs

National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS)– the premier online resource for cybersecurity training, education, and career information, connecting government employees, students, educators, and industry with cybersecurity resources and training providers throughout the Nation.

NICE Challenge Project – This is a student training resource that’s has narratives and scenarios to replicate real life situations and give students cybersecurity training experiences like what they would experience on the job

NIH Computer Security and Privacy Awareness Trainingview free online training courses

NIST – Computer Security Resource Centerview cybersecurity-related related projects, publications, news and events 

OVERSTALKERS.ORG – Help for stalkerware victims

PSIRT SIG – Publications and standards for Incident Response and Security Teams

SANS Security Policy Templates – Free to use policies and procedures covering most topics in information security

SANS Security Resources – Free tools, cutting-edge resources, and the latest cybersecurity news – SecTools Learning Forums

Stay Safe Online – The National Cybersecurity Alliance provides training for awareness and skill building

Teach Cyber – Cybersecurity Education Library – This resource includes cybersecurity learning programs, news, study guides, and more

Trailhead (Salesforce) – Choose a trail, earn points, and learn skills to learn more about a variety of cybersecurity roles

UdemyChoose from 185,000 online video courses with new additions published every month

SANS CyberAces – Are you interested in learning the Fundamentals of Cybersecurity or enhancing your Cybersecurity skills? Then look no further, because SANS has got what you need! Developed by a variety of professionals within the Cybersecurity field, SANS Cyber Aces Online is an online course that teaches the core concepts needed to assess and protect information security systems. Best of all? Its FREE!

FEDVTE – Are you looking to improve in your Cybersecurity Skills? Do you have goals or dreams of working for the government someday? Or maybe you recently got out of the military, or are currently active duty, and are wanting to learn more hands-on skills in areas such as cloud security, ethical hacking and surveillance, risk management, or even malware analysis. FEDVTE offers up to 850 hours of course content in these areas, and the best part is its FREE! The best part is that they even offer these to the general public!

*These are resources WiCyS compiles for the public. WiCyS is not endorsing any of these materials, we are simply sharing them with the community.