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OffSec - Learn Fundamentals Subscription - Self-paced

  • Length 365 days access
  • Price  NZD 1313 exc GST
  • Inclusions Exams, labs & more
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Why study this course

A Learn Fundamentals Subscription is designed to help learn essential cybersecurity concepts and provide the prerequisite skills necessary for OffSec courses and certifications. Gain access to the growing library of fundamental learning paths and demonstrate achievement with assessments and badges.

The Learn Fundamentals Subscription includes the following:

Access to all fundamentals content for 1 year:

  • PEN: Network Penetration Testing Essentials
    Network Penetration Testing Essentials is a learning path designed to prepare learners to begin their penetration testing journey. This learning path covers the main concepts of information security such as cryptography, scripting, networking protocols, and working with shells. Interns, system administrators, developers, and other information technology professionals will get exposed to cybersecurity-adjacent content, tools, and technology needed to begin learning penetration testing skills.
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  • SOC: Security Operations Essentials
    The Security Operations Essentials Learning Path introduces learners to the cybersecurity defence and security operations essentials. With more than 10 extensive Learning Modules as well as hands-on exercises to apply learners’ knowledge, Security Operations Essentials will help you get familiar with the fundamental processes and methodologies needed to start learning security operations and defence.
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  • WEB: Web Application Assessment Essentials
    The Web Application Assessment Essentials Learning Path is designed to help learners grasp the basics needed to start learning web application security. Web Application Assessment Essentials covers tech-adjacent concepts that are pillars for any cybersecurity focus area and are valuable for upskilling technical professionals to security roles.
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  • EXP: Exploit Development Essentials
    Exploit Development Essentials is an introductory-level Learning Path. It provides learners with the knowledge and skills necessary to learn exploit development. Learners will acquire knowledge of information security and skills needed for learning exploit development with Learning Modules such as Introduction to Intel Assembly, Introduction to ARM, and Introduction to WinDbg.
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  • CLD: Introduction to Cloud Security
    Introduction to Cloud Security is designed for individuals and organisations to start working towards a specialisation in cloud security. This Learning Path is vendor-agnostic and provides real-world content on the underlying security concepts of cloud computing that can be applied to any cloud vendor: Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, or Microsoft Azure.
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  • SSD: Introduction to Secure Software Development
    Introduction to Secure Software Development is a hands-on Learning Path that teaches developers and security professionals how to implement security concepts throughout software development lifecycles. Through a combination of content on language-agnostic secure coding principles, videos, and practical exercises, every development team will build skills applicable to a broad range of web technologies.
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Access to PEN-103 and PEN-210 content and labs for 1 year:

  • PEN-103 + 1 exam attempt
    This course is designed as a beginner-level course to serve as a roadmap, technical reference, and study guide for the Kali Linux Certified Professional exam.

  • PEN-210 + 1 exam attempt
    This course trains students to audit, compromise, and secure wireless devices. Get greater insight into the wireless security field with topics like packet interaction and complex WPA attack techniques. Earn your Offensive Security Wireless Professional (OSWP) certification.

Note: One subscription is needed per learner. Sharing a subscription with more than one learner is a violation of OffSec's academic policy and can lead to being banned.

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What you’ll learn

Learn Fundamentals is designed to:

  • Help learners adopt basic cybersecurity-adjacent concepts

  • Cultivate the mindset necessary for a successful cybersecurity career

  • Provide the prerequisites for OffSec’s advanced courses

PEN-103 (Kali Linux Revealed) is:

  • A beginner-level introduction that serves as a roadmap, technical reference, and study guide for the Kali Linux Certified Professional exam

PEN-210 (Wireless Attacks) is:

  • An introduction to the skills needed to audit and secure wireless devices

  • Learn to identify vulnerabilities in 802.11 networks and execute organised attacks.

  • Successful completion of the course and exam confers the Offensive Security Wireless Professional (OSWP) certification

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OffSec at Lumify Work

Security professionals from top organisations rely on OffSec to train and certify their personnel. Lumify Work is an Official Training Partner for OffSec.

Who is the course for?

This entry-level cybersecurity training plan was developed to support learning and professional development for those who are passionate about cybersecurity but have little to no understanding of the basics.

All job roles within information security require a solid understanding of the fundamentals. Beginner 100-level courses equip students with practical knowledge of basic cybersecurity concepts so that they:

  • Are prepared for entry-level roles

  • Can obtain the prerequisites for 200-level courses

Course subjects

PEN: Network Penetration Testing Essentials

  • Linux Basics

  • Windows Basics

  • Networking Fundamentals

  • Cryptography

  • Web Applications

  • Introduction to Active Directory

  • Working w/ Shells

  • Bash, Python and PowerShell Scripting

  • Troubleshooting

SOC: Security Operations Essentials

  • Linux Basics

  • Windows Basics

  • Networking Fundamentals

  • Linux Networking and Services

  • Enterprise Network Architecture

  • SOC Management Processes

  • Windows Networking and Services

  • Introduction to Active Directory

  • Troubleshooting

WEB: Web Application Assessment Essentials

  • Linux and Windows Basics

  • Networking Fundamentals

  • Web Attacker Methodology

  • Web Applications

  • Introduction to Web Secure Coding

  • JavaScript Basics

  • Input Validation

  • Web Session Management

EXP: Exploit Development Essentials

  • Introduction to Intel Assembly

  • Introduction to Intel Assembly II

  • Introduction to ARM

  • Introduction to ARM II

  • Introduction to WinDbg

  • Introduction to Analysis with IDA Pro

CLD: Introduction to Cloud Security

  • Introduction to Cloud Security

  • Containers for Cloud

  • Introduction to Kubernetes I

  • Discovering Exposed Docker Sockets

  • Discovering Exposed Kubernetes Dashboards

SSD: Introduction to Secure Software Development

  • Introduction to Secure Software Development

  • Introduction to SQL Injection

  • Introduction to Web Application Debugging

  • Secure Development Lifecycle


  • IT and Networking fundamental understanding is strongly recommended

  • Students must be at least 18 years old and have a valid ID to take a course. There are limited exceptions, with rigorous application checks for younger students who wish to apply.

  • For hardware, we recommend a minimum of 4 GB of RAM installed with at least a dual-core CPU and 20 GB of free hard drive space.

  • The lab connection is done with OpenVPN using Kali Linux. You should use a stable, high-speed Internet connection to access the labs, not mobile internet (3G/4G/5G data connection).


Lumify Work offers certification and training through our partnership with OffSec. This arrangement requires Lumify Work to provide your details to OffSec for course and/or exam registration purposes.

Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by Lumify Work is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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