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For new entrants to the field, the BlackHatMEA Trainings offer foundational courses to kickstart your career, alongside specialised courses focusing on niche areas such as pentesting, malware analysis, system forensics and incident handling. These courses are designed keeping in mind the emerging trends and needs of the industry, enabling professionals to stay ahead of the curve.

The Cybersecurity Trainings also offer the opportunity to prepare for and achieve several ongoing certification exams. Expert-led prep sessions provide guidance on exam content and test-taking strategies, ensuring the attendees are well-equipped to achieve prestigious credentials including:

  • OffSec Certified Professional (OSCP) certification
  • OffSec Web Expert (OSWE) certification
  • OffSec Experienced Pentester (OSEP) certification
  • OffSec Web Assessor (OSWA) certification
  • BlackHat's own certification in Information Security, in partnership with The SecOps Group - the Black Hat Certified Pentester (BCPen).

These certifications not only validate your professional knowledge and skills but also signify your commitment towards maintaining a high standard of ethical and professional practice. 

Career Prospects

  • The job market for cybersecurity professionals is thriving. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of information security analysts is projected to grow 31 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. The median pay in 2020 was USD$103,590 per year.
  • Perhaps most importantly, this career choice means you will be playing a vital role in protecting organisations and individuals from cyber threats. Work is always rewarding, in that it has a tangible impact on people's lives, protecting privacy, financial assets, business interests and national security.
  • Consider a career in cybersecurity. It not only offers opportunities for continuous learning while operating in a diverse range of roles but gives you strong job prospects and the chance to make a difference in the digital world.