Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week

What this activity offers

We've bundled three hands-on labs into a single cybersecurity challenge.

  • Discover new cybersecurity skills

    As you progress through the challenge, each lab will introduce a new set of cyber skills. This is a great way to get an inside look at the life of a cyber professional!

  • Earn your certificate

    If you successfully complete all three labs, you'll unlock a certificate of completion. Way to go!

  • Enter to win prizes

    That's right — you can unlock more than new skills and bragging rights. Share your certificate of completion on LinkedIn for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card, Infosec hoodie and 1-year subscription to Infosec Skills!

How to participate


1. Create your free account

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We’ve hand-picked training activities from our award-winning education platform to share with the world — totally free. Once you have an account, you can access our Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week activity.

2. Complete each activity

We've included three hands-on labs for you to explore.

Each activity will highlight a different set of cybersecurity skills so that you can explore what aspects of cybersecurity are most interesting to you.

3. Download and share your certificate

Remember those prizes we mentioned?

If you complete all 3 activities, you’ll unlock your certificate of completion! Be sure to share it on LinkedIn and tag @Infosec for your chance to win prizes.

What challenge awaits?

  • Metasploit Framework

    You'll start out by getting hands-on experience with the Metasploit framework — a powerful tool used by ethical hackers to investigate systematic vulnerabilities.

  • Insecure Sudo

    Moving on to the second lab, you'll leverage Sudo to set up user permissions and explore the harmful side effects of insecure implementation.

  • Secure coding in Python

    To wrap up the Monthly Challenge, you'll head over to our secure coding cyber rage to take on secure coding errors commonly found in Python.

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Who is Infosec?

Infosec believes knowledge is power when fighting cybercrime.

As the leading cybersecurity education company, we empower people to be cyber-safe at work and home and help IT and security professionals achieve their career goals. It’s our mission to equip all organizations and individuals with the knowledge, skills and confidence to outsmart cybercrime.