Cyber Security Foundations.

Protect your future, become a security professional

Many businesses list cyber security among their top three priorities. This programme will give you the professional skills to build cyber resilience in your organisation - and future proof your career.

Why Cyber Security is critical.

The latest figures from IBM show the average cost of a data breach is $3,920,000. And that 11% of total costs persist into the 3rd year after an attack.


of business leaders feel their cyber security risks are increasing.



of companies’ folders are properly protected, on average.



of employers report a shortage of cyber security skills.


What you will gain.

Knowledge & insight
  • Apply the right frameworks in the right situations
  • Know your adversaries – think like a hacker
  • How to practice risk-based thinking
Practical Application
  • Responding to real time incidents
  • Password cracking
  • Identify security threats
Improvement & Impact
  • Increase company security resilience
  • Implement risk management strategies
  • Apply security controls to protect your world

You’ll be exploring the following tools and frameworks.

How you will learn.

24 Hours' deep learning.
The programme is carefully curated to include:
  • 9 hours of live online Labs.
  • 15 hours of digital preparation, work-based activities and spaced learning.
Up to 6 months of support.
We stay by your side for up to 6 months after the programme finishes. Regular extension activities will keep your knowledge fresh, strengthen your skills and embed the change.
Mentoring and feedback.
Our expert mentors provide mentoring and feedback during the programme. Plus, you can access stretch activities on our learning platform. 
Tailormade for you.
Access your personalised learning environment and get the most from your experience. Complete assessments to track your progress. Stretch your skills and improve your outcomes.

This programme is for you.

You probably already have cyber security on your agenda but now you need to develop fundamental knowledge and skills to ensure you help in the battle to protect your colleagues, clients and your organisation against cybercrime.

You might already be in IT or IT support or you could be in a management or business role; either way the need for better cyber security is making its presence felt.

Your mentor.

Meet our knowledge partner.

Matthijs Nelissen is co-owner of Cyber4Z, dedicated to cyber security consulting for an impressive portfolio if international clients.

He has thrived for over 15 years in IT with a specialization in security, ensuring clients maximise their security through risk management, projects and audits. He is currently security manager at a blue chip manufacturer where he has implemented security risk management processes that enable them to maintain their position as market leader. He also assesses and audits the ISO 27001 standard.

Cyber Security Foundations programme.

As well as the 2 live online labs, you will benefit from:

  • Self-paced digital preparation
  • Mentoring and peer support
  • Work-based learning activities to practice and transfer your skills
  • Spaced repetition via our mobile app to embed learning
  • Guided follow-up and ongoing access to the platform
  • Module 1
  • Module 2
Information Security and Cyber Security

Digital Preparation:

  • General terminology and principles
  • Security Control
  • Social Engineering

Live online Lab:

  • Terminology Sketching
  • Blackhat and whitehat hacking
  • Cyber Kill Chain applied
  • Malware types and how to recognize them
  • Password compromisation in business

Work Based Actions:

  • Setting up phishing campaign

Spaced Repetition:

  • Set of nudges to move knowledge and skill from short to long term memory
Security Frameworks and risk/incident management

Digital Preparation:

  • Risk management likelihood and impact
  • Risks in your current business position

Live online Lab:

  • Defining and rating risk
  • Implementing countermeasures
  • Risk register building
  • A multitude of security frameworks
  • Business continuity after a cyber security incident
  • Crisis management

Work Based Actions:

  • Create your incident response plan for a possible attack scenario within your organisation

Spaced Repetition:

  • Set of nudges to move knowledge and skill from short to long term memory

Your learning timeline

This carefully curated programme includes digital self-paced preparation to get you Lab-ready; live Labs to explore, share and address your challenges; personal mentoring from our experts; work based actions to put your new skills into practice; spaced repetition exercises to embed the learning; and guided follow-up and access to the platform to support you on your onward journey. 

The full learning experience.

All our programmes are built using a modular approach.

Advisory board.

International experts who validate our programme.

Every Stellar Labs training programme needs to be up to date with the business needs. To ensure this, we have an international advisory board for each programme. Each member has multiple years of experience in the field and business. They validate our programme and make sure we stay ahead of the curve.

Investment options.

What's included

Your investment includes the full experience above. Plus:

  • Follow up and support for 6 months
  • Online assessment of your progress
  • Recordings of all live Labs for review
  • Certification in Cyber Security Foundations
  • A toolbox and action plan to apply at work immediately
Full investment

€ 997*

excl VAT

(*) We are KMO Portefeuille certified. Receive partial reimbursement from the Flemish government.

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