Network & Security


The Complete Cyber Security Course : Hackers Exposed!

Volume 1 : Become a Cyber Security Specialist, Learn How to Stop Hackers, Prevent Hacking, Learn IT Security & INFOSEC

4.54 (32992 reviews)



12 hours


Aug 2020

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What you will learn

An advanced practical skillset in defeating all online threats - advanced hackers, trackers, malware and all Internet nastiness including mitigating government spying and mass surveillance.

Start a career in cyber security. Become a cyber security specialist.

The very latest up-to-date information and methods.

We cover operating system security, privacy, and patching - On Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, MacOS and Linux.

Explore the threat landscape - Darknets, dark markets, zero day vulnerabilities, exploit kits, malware, phishing and much more.

You will master encryption in an easy to follow crash course.

Go in-depth into security through physical and virtual isolation and compartmentalization. Covering sandboxes, application isolation, virtual machines, Whonix and Qubes OS.

You will learn about nation state secret tracking and hacking infrastructure.

A certificate of completion is available signed by the instructor Nathan House so CPE credits can be claimed. An off-site sign-up is required to provide your details for this optional certificate.


Learn a practical skill-set in defeating all online threats, including - advanced hackers, trackers, malware, zero days, exploit kits, cybercriminals and more.

Become a Cyber Security Specialist - Go from a beginner to advanced in this easy to follow expert course.  

Covering all major platforms - Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, MacOS and Linux.

This course covers the fundamental building blocks of your required skill set - You will understand the threat and vulnerability landscape through threat modeling and risk assessments.

We explore the Darknet and mindset of the cyber criminal. Covering malware, exploit kits, phishing, zero-day vulnerabilities and much more.

You will learn about the global tracking and hacking infrastructures that nation states run. Covering the NSA, FBI, CIA, GCHQ, China’s MSS and other intelligence agencies capabilities.

You will understand the foundations of operating system security and privacy functionality. A close look at the new Windows 10 privacy issues and how to best mitigate them.

There is a complete easy to follow crash course on encryption, how encryption can be bypassed and what you can do to mitigate the risks.

Master defenses against phishing, SMShing, vishing, identity theft, scam, cons and other social engineering threats.

Finally we cover the extremely important, but underused security control of isolation and compartmentalization. Covering sandboxes, application isolation, virtual machines, Whonix and Qubes OS.

This is volume 1 of 4 of your complete guide to cyber security privacy and anonymity.  


The Complete Cyber Security Course : Hackers Exposed!
The Complete Cyber Security Course : Hackers Exposed!
The Complete Cyber Security Course : Hackers Exposed!
The Complete Cyber Security Course : Hackers Exposed!



Welcome and Introduction to the Instructor!

Security Quick Win!

Goals and Learning Objectives - Volume 1

Target Audience

Study Recommendations

Course updates

know Yourself - The Threat and Vulnerability Landscape

Theory and Practical

Goals and Learning Objectives

Protect What You Value

What is Privacy, Anonymity and Pseudonymity

Security, Vulnerabilities, Threats and Adversaries

Asset Selection

Threat Modeling and Risk Assessments

Security vs Privacy vs Anonymity - Can we have it all?

Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability - (Security Attributes)

Defense In Depth

The Zero Trust Model

Know Your Enemy - The Current Threat and Vulnerability Landscape

Goals and Learning Objectives

Why You Need Security – The Value Of A Hack

The Top 3 Things You Need To Stay Safe Online

Security Bugs and Vulnerabilities - The Vulnerability Landscape

Hackers, crackers and cyber criminals

Malware, viruses, rootkits and RATs

Spyware, Adware, Scareware, PUPs & Browser hijacking

What is Phishing, Vishing and SMShing

Spamming & Doxing

Social engineering - Scams, cons, tricks and fraud

CPU Hijackers - Crypto Mining Malware and Cryptojackers

Darknets, Dark Markets and Exploit kits

Governments, spies and secret stuff part I

Governments, spies and secret stuff part II

Regulating encryption, mandating insecurity & legalizing spying

Trust & Backdoors


Cyber Threat Intelligence – Stay Informed

Encryption Crash Course

Goals and Learning Objectives

Symmetric Encryption

Asymmetric Encryption

Hash Functions

Digital Signatures

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport layer security (TLS)

SSL Stripping


Digital Certificates

Certificate Authorities and HTTPS

End-to-End Encryption (E2EE)


How Security and Encryption is Really Attacked

Setting up a Testing Environment Using Virtual Machines (Lab)

Goals and Learning Objectives

Introduction to Setting up a Testing Environment Using Virtual Machines


Virtual box

Kali Linux 2018

Operating System Security & Privacy (Windows vs Mac OS X vs Linux)

Goals and Learning Objectives

Security Features and Functionality

Security Bugs and Vulnerabilities

Usage Share

Windows 10 - Privacy & Tracking

Windows 10 - Disable tracking automatically

Windows 10 - Tool : Disable Windows 10 Tracking

Windows 10 – Cortana

Windows 10 – Privacy Settings

Windows 10 - WiFi Sense

Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 - Privacy & Tracking

Mac - Privacy & Tracking

Linux and Unix “like” Operating systems

General Use Operating Systems (Windows, MacOS and Linux)

General Use Operating Systems With a Security and Privacy Focus (Debian, Arch)

Pure Security Focused Operating Systems (QubesOS, Subgraph OS, Trisquel OS)

Anonymity Focused Operating Systems (Tails and Whonix OS)

Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking Focused Operating Systems

Mobile Operating Systems with Security & Privacy Focus (LineageOS, Sailfish)

Linux - Debian 8 Jessie - Virtual box guest additions Issue

Security Bugs and Vulnerabilities

Goals and Learning Objectives

The Importance of Patching

Windows 7 - Auto Update

Windows 8 & 8.1 - Auto Update

Windows 10 - Auto Update

Windows - Criticality and Patch Tuesday

Windows 7, 8, 8.1 & 10 - Automate the pain away from patching

Linux - Debian - Patching

Mac - Patching

Firefox - Browser and extension updates

Chrome - Browser and extension updates

IE and Edge - Browser and extention updates

Auto updates - The Impact to privacy and anonymity

Reducing Threat Privilege

Goals and Learning Objectives - Removing Privilege

Windows 7 - Not using admin

Windows 8 and 8.1 - Not using admin

Windows 10 - Not using admin

Social Engineering and Social Media Offence and Defence

Goals and Learning Objectives

Information Disclosure and Identity Strategies for Social Media

Identify Verification and Registration

Behavioural Security Controls Against Social Threats (Phishing, Spam) Part 1

Behavioural Security Controls Against Social Threats (Phishing, Spam) Part 2

Technical Security Controls Against Social Threats (Phishing, Spam, Scam & Cons)

Security Domains

Goals and Learning Objectives

Security Domains

Security Through Isolation and Compartmentalization

Goals and Learning Objectives

Introduction to Isolation and Compartmentalization

Physical and Hardware Isolation - How to change the Mac Address

Physical and Hardware Isolation - Hardware Serials

Virtual Isolation

Dual Boot

Built-in Sandboxes and Application Isolation

Windows - Sandboxes and Application Isolation

Windows - Sandboxes and Application Isolation - Sandboxie

Linux - Sandboxes and Application Isolation

Mac - Sandboxes and Application Isolation

Virtual Machines

Virtual Machine Weaknesses

Virtual Machine Hardening

Whonix OS - Anonymous Operating system

Whonix OS - Weaknesses

Qubes OS

Security Domains, Isolation and Compartmentalization

Wrap Up


Certificate Of Completion for CPEs

Sample from Vol 2 - Router Vulnerability Scanning (Shodan, Qualys)

Sample from Vol 2 - Password cracking part 2

Sample from Vol 3 - Bypassing firewalls and HTTP proxies part 3

Sample from Vol 4 - Email clients, protocols and authentication

BONUS Section

BONUS - How to Start a Career in Cyber Security


Maxwell9 October 2020

Well, this course has helped me know a lot of loop holes and vulnerabilities that I need to work on to ensure our organisation network is protected.

Adam6 October 2020

Very simple and effective intro! Love the quick win and it's a great way to get people hooked in. I am more excited than ever to get into the cyber security field.

Paul5 October 2020

There is so much great material that's presented in this course. I will warn anyone looking to take this that having a good background knowledge of OS's, networking, and basic security will be helpful. If you don't have it, you'll be doing a good bit of research and/or catch up study to feel comfortable with many of the terms/topics. Aside from that, this course is an excellent step to move beyond basic theory and into practical application. My thanks for taking the time to create this course. Nicely done :)

Leandro4 October 2020

Excellent course. It covers the basics pretty well. It is a good starting point to then search for more information.

David4 October 2020

The course was well explained and simplified for beginners like me providing indepth information with visual examples and step by step teaching. The tons of resources were very helpful. It is a good course for anyone who wants to step into the cyber security field & can also help anyone who is interested in knowing how to stay safe on the internet and from Cyber attacks. I have learned a lot from this one course and looking forward to the next 3 parts. Good job Nathan....keep up the good work.

Misael2 October 2020

Estoy contento con el curso. Ha cubierto mis expectativas. He aprendido nuevos aspectos de ciberseguridad defensiva y descubierto interesantes herramientas.

Anthony29 September 2020

Getting into the basics, not into the meat of the lesson yet, but already have a useful tool in case someone tries to cyber attack my devices.

Tewodros26 February 2020

This course ok . But I didn’t get it as I expected to be. I expected more advanced technical skills and concepts.

Michael18 February 2020

This was an excellent learning experience. There were so many tips and tricks that I know I will be watching it again to pick up pieces that I know I missed or forgot, since there was so much info!

Jayden18 February 2020

I thought I knew a lot more than I did! Very easy to follow, practical, easy to implement, all in all very satisfied.

Jasmin13 February 2020

yes, it matches and even exceeds my expectations. Keep up the great work. We need more trainers like this ...

Steve13 February 2020

Remarkably good course on a huge and complicated subject. The student is introduced to just about everything there is to know about cyber-security, stopping just short of getting into designing/writing secure software. Coverage includes the need for security and what bad actors are trying to do, the most common attack vectors and how to mitigate them, and an introduction to all sorts of tools that can be used to strengthen your security (including an introduction to tools used for black-hat activities, which you need to know so you can defend against them). Content and presentation are top-notch. Pacing is excellent. All courses should be done this well.

Joshua12 February 2020

Nathan, proves quite quickly that he knows what he is talking about. Theory is the first portion of the course. And I know MOST people aren't excited with theory, but it really solidifies the "why" in cyber security. He explains it in a way that makes you understand it is not about your own security but also the security of those closest to you. Or your assets, whatever is important, I can 90% guarantee by the end of the course you will have some idea on how to secure it.

Luca11 February 2020

This is a great course to begin grasping the concept of cybersecurity. The instructor is pleasant to listen to and the videos are instructional yet will keep you interested throughout. Thank you.

David11 February 2020

The course is very complete and concise. It made me rethink about the security measures to protect my PC. I recommend you to update some examples in the resources as some sites have been taken down or the URL have been changed.


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