Cybersecurity Academy

Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy exists to equip students with the next-generation cybersecurity knowledge and skills they’ll need to succeed in today’s rapidly changing cyberthreat landscape.

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U.S. Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Season Kicks Off

2 weeks ago — This year, the Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy will be supporting all 10 regional competitions and the national competition through the in-kind donation of both our hardware and virtual...

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Cyber Academy Overview


Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy provides technology and resources for classroom use at no cost to any degree-granting, nationally accredited academic institution of higher education.
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Academy curriculum

The Cybersecurity Academy offers a comprehensive set of modularized academic and technical courses that match the cybersecurity education and training needs of post-secondary educational institutions.
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Become part of more than 450 Cybersecurity Academies in more than 55 countries that are training the next-generation cybersecurity workforce.
Note: The Cybersecurity Academy is not available in all countries. To see if the Cybersecurity Academy is offered in your country or to learn when it will be offered, please email

Interested in Becoming a Cybersecurity Academy?

  1. Apply to become a Cybersecurity Academy.
  2. Complete and return the Cybersecurity Academy Agreement:
  3. Work with the Cybersecurity Academy team to enroll in facility training.
  4. Decide on your best lab setup and course delivery.
  5. Start teaching!
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