Enroll Today In Udacity’s New Cybersecurity Nanodegree Program

Learn modern cloud-native cybersecurity skills and advance your software career with a new program built in collaboration with Chronicle. Enroll today!

Udacity - Chronicle - Cybersecurity Nanodegree program

Today marks a significant milestone for a journey that began on April 20, 2018. On that day, Sebastian Thrun spoke at the annual RSA Conference, and announced that Udacity would be building and launching a new Nanodegree program focused on cybersecurity. A key component of that announcement was our call for collaborators:

“To the leaders in this field, we are extending the opportunity to join us. Your organization, together with Udacity, can help shape the future of cybersecurity training, and nurture the world’s most advanced pipeline of highly-qualified cybersecurity talent.”

Today, we are excited to unveil our new Cybersecurity Nanodegree program, built in collaboration with Chronicle, and featuring contributions from leading security experts at Facebook, Microsoft, Visa, and VMware.

Cybersecurity training that can stay ahead of the threats

The launch of this program represents a critical step forward in the battle against global cybercrime. Through our cross-industry collaboration with Chronicle, we are creating something desperately needed in our world today—cybersecurity training that can stay ahead of the threats. In this new program, Chronicle’s bleeding-edge expertise at applying planet-scale computing and analytics to security operations, and Udacity’s agile and dynamic learning platform, combine to offer a compact and groundbreaking training opportunity found nowhere else in the world.

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Udacity to Collaborate with Cybersecurity Innovators to Create Groundbreaking New Nanodegree Program

Udacity - Cybersecurity - Nanodegree program

Cybersecurity is one of the most pressing issues of our time. With both business and personal data now living almost exclusively in the cloud, the challenges have become even more complicated. The need for sophisticated solutions is now more intense. Fortunately, with the rise of new technologies, modern cloud architectures and software-defined infrastructure, and better collaboration between IT, engineering and security professionals, we now have the tools and abilities to rise to the challenge.

Training the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Professionals

Leveraging the insights of our expert partners across multiple industries, we have identified Cybersecurity as our next big focus area for training, and we are excited to share that we are now developing a Cybersecurity Nanodegree program. Udacity founder Sebastian Thrun announced our plans for the new program at the annual RSA Conference earlier today. And we are thrilled that RSA Conference has taken the lead and already committed to $50,000 in scholarships!

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