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prerequisites for taking the malware training course here?


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#1 kylejw1990

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Posted 04 May 2014 - 12:24 PM

What is the level of knowledge do you want people to have before signing up to the classes? I have read the forum and didn't see too much as far as what you would like/expect trainees to know before starting. I intend to sign up but want to make sure I am caught up first :)

 

As far as my background goes, i have an Assoc. in computer programming. i have clean some viruses off computers before simply by googleing programs or services that looked "suspicious". I dont have much knowledge about the registry which is probably the biggest thing i need to look into and learn about...

 

anyways thanks ahead of time to anyone that responds and have a wonderful day!

 

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Posted 04 May 2014 - 12:34 PM

Hi kyle,

we aim the training to be doable for anyone that knows how to turn on a PC. There are very little prerequisites asked, mostly we look at whether a people can communicate well and if they will fit into the community here. A good knowledge of Windows is of advantage, but not mandatory.
There will be a registry section in the training once you make it to Junior Level. So it is not something we expect you to know a priori, but it is something we want you to know by the time you graduate. :)

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Posted 04 May 2014 - 12:42 PM

sir yes sir! Is there a "programming" section to the course? also how strict are you on the 20 posts requirement?

 

i have been reading a lot of the posts on these forums but i usually dont post much unless i am having trouble fixing a computer and need assistance.

 

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Posted 04 May 2014 - 12:46 PM

The 20 posts requirement is a hard limit, you won't be able to apply unless you have those. If you think an exception should be made you can contact either me or Elise with the details.

There is no programming course incorporated in the training program. There are however many free sites which teach you to program that we can recommend if you're interested.

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Posted 04 May 2014 - 12:50 PM

no no thats alright. i am just trying to get a feel for what the program offers. Thanks for getting back to me so quick and if you have a good registry training site or videos(something like that) that would be wonderful!!

 

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Posted 04 May 2014 - 01:59 PM

Hi kyle,

 

You may want to check some of these links out for a basic overview (covers what you will eventually need to know if you do decide):

These cover the basics, and there will be similar reading material to this at the registry section. You do not need prior knowledge, speaking from a graduate of BC's training program, as the exercises lead you into learning about this.

 

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Posted 04 May 2014 - 02:50 PM

ok awsome. i will look through these thank you



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Posted 05 May 2014 - 02:47 AM

Hi Kyle,

You are welcome, good luck.

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Posted 05 May 2014 - 03:02 PM

Keep in mind Kyle that completion of this training takes a sincere commitment on your part to devote the necessary time and energy to your studies. Our Malware Study Hall staff and instructors are comprised of some of the best experts in this business....they will teach everything you need to know but it will be up to you to follow through from start to graduation.

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