Free Online Course!
Become a Cybersecurity Expert.

Cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic career fields in today’s global economy. In Europe alone, some estimate that there are more than 300,000 job openings in cyber. And now more than ever, people from all different backgrounds can bring their unique talents and skills to a career in cybersecurity. Whatever your particular sector or previous experience may be – the cyber job market is hot, and it needs you!

Start a new career path now!
With Cyber School, for FREE.

Microsoft and the CyberPeace Institute have teamed-up to create a unique free offer and is launching a new cohort of the Cyber School, an 8-week virtual course for everyone who is interested to take their first step into a new career path. At the end, you can get a certificate by attending the free exam session. No prior technical training or knowledge of cybersecurity is required.

Spring Session: February 2024 – March 2024


Key Dates

  • Registration Deadline: Wednesday, 31st of January 2024 EOD
  • Virtual Course Kickoff: Tuesday, 6th of February 2024, 18h30 – 20h00 CET
  • Virtual Class Sessions: Tuesday evenings, 18h30 – 20h00 CET
  • Course Dates: 06.02, 13.02, 20.02, 27.02, 05.03, 12.03, 19.03, 26.03
  • Exam session from the 26.03 until the 02.04

Estimated time commitment

  • Live virtual sessions: 2 hours/week
  • At-home study and preparation: ~2 hours/week


  • No technical background required
  • Entry-level course is for individuals new to cybersecurity


  • English proficiency (all materials and instruction will be in English)
  • Access to a reliable internet connection
  • Commitment to attend the 8-week training

Application Process

Send us your application including a CV. The best? The course is free of charge!

Course Outline

Module 1

  • Cybersecurity & Society (Session 1)
  • Cybersecurity threats landscape (Session 2)

Module 2

Key Cybersecurity Concepts Including AI
  • The Internet & ICT fundamentals (Session 3)
  • Information Security 101 (Session 4)

Module 3

Organizational Resilience
  • Governance & Risk Management (Session 5)
  • AI & Cybersecurity (Session 6)

Module 4

Trends and Your Future in Cybersecurity
  • Trends in Cybersecurity (Session 7)
  • Careers in Cybersecurity (Session 8)

Apply now for the
Free Cyber School Spring Session 2024!

Interested applicants please send us a statement of interest
and a CV or statement of prior professional experience.

Meet with your training manager

Zarc Okere, with 15+ years in IT and cybersecurity, is a committed trainer skilled in demystifying complex security topics. His rich background spans ethical hacking to policy development, ensuring his trainees receive current, hands-on instruction. A holder of top industry certifications, Zarc fosters practical defensive skills in students across sectors. Dedicated to strengthening digital resilience, he equips learners with the tools to tackle evolving cyber threats, nurturing a culture of persistent cybersecurity awareness.

Because hackers don’t break in, they log in.

Register now for the Cyber School and start your career path!


Register to the Next Cyber School - FULL - Waiting List

What Happens After You Apply?

INFORMATION 13th of December 2023 – The 2024 Session is currently at full capacity. By registering now, you will be placed on a waiting list. While we cannot guarantee acceptance, you will be contacted should a slot become available. Thank you for your understanding.

Your path to becoming a cybersecurity expert is important to us. Here’s what you can expect after you hit ‘Submit’ on your application for our esteemed cybersecurity course.

  • Application Received: As soon as you apply, we’ve got it from here. Your application is in safe hands.
  • Expert Review: Our team of industry specialists will carefully evaluate your application to see if we’re the right fit for each other.
  • Stay Informed: You won’t be left in the dark. Whether it’s a ‘yes’ or a ‘hold tight’, you’ll hear from us.
  • Check Your Inbox: The moment of truth will come via email. Make sure you’re watching your inbox for our decision.