Cyber Security Certification: GFCT

Cyber Security Certification: GFCT


The GFCT certification will be available for pre-sale in conjunction with affiliated training in late May 2021.

"The GIAC Foundational Cybersecurity Technologies (GFCT) certification demonstrates an individual has developed hands-on skills through labs in areas such as Linux, encryption, and programming, as well as gained essential knowledge in areas such as networking, computer hardware, virtualization, Windows, servers, introductory security concepts, and more. Candidates achieving the GFCT are proficient in the core knowledge and practical skills in computers, technology, and security fundamentals needed to kickstart a career in cybersecurity. GFCT holders are truly ready to contribute on Day 1 of their first job in IT or cybersecurity!" - James Lyne, SANS CTO & SEC275 Course Author

The GFCT certification validates a practitioner's knowledge of essential foundational cybersecurity concepts. GFCT-certified professionals are familiar with practical skills in computers, technology, and security fundamentals that are needed to kickstart a career in cybersecurity.

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Delivery

NOTE: All GIAC Certification exams are web-based and required to be proctored. There are two proctoring options: remote proctoring through ProctorU, and onsite proctoring through PearsonVUE. Click here for more information.

GIAC certification attempts will be activated in your GIAC account after your application has been approved and according to the terms of your purchase. Details on delivery will be provided along with your registration confirmation upon payment. You will receive an email notification when your certification attempt has been activated in your account. You will have 120 days from the date of activation to complete your certification attempt.


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