Ages 15 - 18 •
The Young Cyber Security Expert Weekend gives students aged 15-18 an immersive experience of cyber security. Across 2 days you will take part in a series of role-plays, seminars, simulations and Q&A sessions, all led by a group of experienced cyber security experts. You can choose to attend the programme either in-person in London or ‘Live Online’.
Attendance will give you a competitive edge in the race for the best universities, colleges and jobs in the field of cyber security, and a 'super-curricular' experience to add to your university or college application.
Cyber security experts from world-leading companies will coach you through live, interactive experiences including:
Becoming a White Hat Hacker and pen-testing a ‘secure’ system
Entering a company headquarters and determining the source of a phishing scam
Separating fact from fiction in the most famous cinematic hacking scenes
Devising innovative and creative ideas to promote cybercrime awareness and prevention
Training on how to fulfil your ambitions of becoming a cyber security expert
An action plan detailing how to break into the cyber security industry, starting now
Coaching by experts on A-level/IB/college class choices; university/college and degree choices; extra-curricular activities; work experience; application and interview techniques
Q&A time with a selection of leading cyber security experts from a range of disciplines
Unlimited lifetime access to our guidance and expertise. Students can contact us for further advice at any time
Attendance demonstrates you’ve gained key skills such as critical & innovative thinking, problem-solving, teamwork and commercial awareness
Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your applications
DAY ONE: ETHICAL HACKING
DAY TWO: INVESTIGATING CYBER ATTACKS
11.00amThe World of Cyber Security
11.30amThe Ethics of Hacking
12.00pmThe Ethical Hacker’s Toolbox
2.30pmSeparating Fact from Fiction
3:30pmEthical Hacking Certificates
*exact programme subject to change without notice.
11.00amCyber Security: Threats & Vulnerabilities
11.30amNetworks and Exploits
2.30pmSocial Engineering: The Human Target
4.00pmEquality, Diversity & Inclusion in Cyber Security
This programme is for students aged 15-18. No prior knowledge or experience is required. The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions. You can choose to attend the programme either in-person or ‘Live Online’; the content is the same for both.
'Live Online’: £165/student for both days
In-Person: £165/student for one day (you can choose either day 1 or 2) OR £295/student for both days
There is no application process, and you can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are limited.
14th - 15th January 2023
University College London (UCL)
11am - 5:30pm (UK time)
As part of your booking, you will receive 12 months’ access to our state-of-the-art tech platform, AmbitionX. Here you will find all of your programme materials and complete post-programme assessments to gain coveted ‘experience points’ to demonstrate your levels of professional development. You will also be able to access any of InvestIN’s Live Online weekend and evening programmes through AmbitionX at no extra cost.
This programme will be delivered ‘Live Online’, so is not affected at all by any Covid-19 restrictions.
If you are trying to register and the registration box is not appearing it is likely because of firewall restrictions on your desktop device. You may wish to try on your mobile device instead. Alternatively, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with details of the programme you want to register for. We will reserve your place immediately and send you a link to pay by card online.