Pour faire face à la pénurie de 20 000 à 30 000 professionnels de la cyber-sécurité en France, les offres de formation commencent à se structurer. L’école Hexagone à Versailles lancera en septembre prochain le mastère « Cyberdéfense et Sécurité des systèmes d’information », placé sous l’autorité du capitaine de frégate Nicolas Malbec, membre du ComCyber (Commandement de la Cyberdéfense) et ingénieur de formation.Read more
Train yourself in Cyberdefense to meet the major challenges of digital security and sovereignty.
The Cyberdefense of our digital systems is a priority to guarantee our security, our prosperity and our freedoms. The Hexagone School Cyberdefense course was built with the best French providers of security solutions, such as Stormshield (Airbus), Outscale (Dassault Systèmes) or HarfangLab.Go to detailed programme
Why a cyberdefense programme?
States, institutions and companies are faced with fierce international competition that increasingly translates into ruthless clashes in cyberspace. The health crisis we are experiencing has highlighted the importance of digital technology for our societies but has also revealed weaknesses, such as during the computer attacks suffered by French hospitals in 2021.
Recruitment in the field of cyber defense in the years to come will be massive in the public and in the private sector: for example, the Ministry of the Armed Forces has announced the recruitment of 2,000 additional cyber-combatants within 3 years.
The skills shortage is gigantic, while the stakes are fundamental.
This is why, while remaining faithful to its values of excellence, innovation and quality, the Hexagon School has decided to open a Cyberdefense course under the authority of Commander Nicolas MALBEC who also has important responsibilities within the Cyber Defense Command (COMCYBER).Apply now
An experienced field team
Commander, more than 20 years spent in the IT teams of the French Navy, Commander MALBEC joined COMCYBER (Ministry of the French Armed Forces) in September 2021.
At the same time, he directs the Cyberdefense curriculum at École Hexagone.
COO at HarphangLab, Floriane also teaches attack techniques and how to counter them using Artificial Intelligence embedded in EDRs (Endpoint Detection and Response).
A graduate of the École Polytechnique and then of the École Polytechnique de Lausanne, Pierre-Alain perfected his academic course by obtaining his doctorate in cryptography at the École Normale Supérieure. He is currently Cybersecurity Architect within the Directorate General of Armaments.
Head of the Cyber Risk Management Office within the National Information Systems Security Agency (ANSSI), Fabien RENAUDIN is also designated as a French Expert within ISO on the subject of Information Systems Security. Information.
After an international career, including 7 years spent in China, Cyril co-founded the consulting firm Bispok. which intervenes on all subjects of connectivity and security of wireless networks. Cyril is an expert in Economic Intelligence and trains in the challenges induced by economic wars in the digital field.
Author of the book Cybersecurity and PowerShell, from attack to defense of the information system, Etienne has accumulated more than 10 years in cybersecurity within the Atomic Energy Commission, EDF and now from Kering.
Doctor in cryptology and security from the Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne, Thomas is the CEO and co-founder of Olvid, the secure instant messaging solution.
Cybersecurity manager at Palo Alto for Europe, Raphaël is a polytechnician and IHEDN auditor. He was the head of the Interministerial Network of the State (RIE), SSI official of the Ministry of the Interior, consultant at Hervé Schauer Consultants and reserve officer in the French Navy. He teaches DevSecOps.
Former Head of the Digital Security Management Division of ANSSI. Co-author of the EBIOS-Risk Management risk analysis method.
Cyber legal adviser at COMCYBER, Thomas started his consulting career at ANSSI. He works with students and work-study students to make them aware of the different legal frameworks and rules surrounding Cyberdefense.
Director of Artificial Intelligence at Harfang Lab, Graduate of ENS Cachan, Constant is in charge of the Artificial Intelligence and Cyberdefense module.
Working since 2016 in the field of cyberdefense for the benefit of the Ministry of the Armed Forces, an expert in the field of cyber influence, Guillaume masters the challenges of contemporary geopolitics, international relations, as well as strategic planning and military operations.
After nearly 10 years spent at STMicroelectronics France, then 8 years at ANSSI, Stéphane MEYNET created his cybersecurity consulting firm and works with SMEs, ETIs and OIVs.
Co-founder and CEO of Snowpack, Frédéric is passionate about applied research. More than 8 years spent at the CEA, 8 other years at the Ministry of Research, he is now an entrepreneur with Snowpack which offers an innovative solution to fight against cyber-espionage.
Éric is an expert in cyberdefense.
Officer in the French Navy, submariner, nuclear engineer too, Géraud is above all a specialist in algorithms.
A career soldier in the Air and Space Force, Vincent is Head of Division and is a member of Cyber Governance at the Ministry of the Armed Forces.
Head of Cyber Risks and member of the management team of ONDA, a global Assurtech specialized in Cyber, and former Cyber Director of DIOT SIACI, the leading French insurance broker. Frédéric has more than 20 years of experience in France and abroad in risk management, including nuclear operations, insurance and asymmetric risks.
Detailed programme 1st and 2nd years
1st year - Master 1
- Legal environment for cyber defence
- Cyber risk analysis and management
- Geopolitical challenges of cyber defence
- Economic intelligence
- Industrial systems security
- Secure architecture
- Linux security
- Network security
- Certification, qualification, accreditation
- Security connectivity
- Technical audit
- Source code security
- Project to develop an attack
- AI theory
- AI for the benefit of the defender
- Cybersecurity (Stormshield EDR + HarfangLab)
- Cyber crisis management
- Security Operational Center
2nd year - Master 2
- Economic intelligence
- Technical audit
- AI attacking each other
- AI for the benefit of the attacker
- Cyber crisis exercise
- Security Operational Center
- Defining and implementing a BCP/DRP
- Computer Emergency Response Team
- Maintaining safety
- Methodology and support for dissertation
Reconstituted professional scenarios: these are fictitious or real cases where the candidate must provide written and/or oral deliverables. They are carried out individually or collectively, supervised by trainers and consultants from partner companies. The candidate will propose on the one hand a technical solution and on the other hand all types of documentation (specifications, instructions, manual, business plan, etc.);
Case studies: It allows the candidate to look into a real and past situation, where he will have to collect information to understand and analyze the situation and the context of a problem posed and to draw conclusions;
Practical work: These are exercises carried out in the center over a limited period of time, generally 2 to 4 hours, where the candidates will have to apply their technical know-how;
Certifications from manufacturers or editors;
Professional dissertation and oral defense.
At the end of this training and subject to validating all of the prerequisites, you will get “Data, Network and System Security Manager” École Hexagone's professional level 7 qualification, registered with the RNCP on July 18th, 2023 (reference no. 37796).
Already rewarded and recognized
France Competences has validated the registration in the National Directory of Professional Certifications (RNCP) of the title ”Data, Network and System Security Manager” under the reference no. 37796 issued at the end of the Masters.
This recognition by the French State is an excellent indicator for companies and provides access to work-study training.
In addition, this decision guarantees the adequacy of our training and certification programs vis-à-vis the needs of the job market.
Cabinet EDUNIVERSAL awarded the Programme Launch Prize to our Cyberdefense and Information Systems Security Masters.
It is a recognition of the quality of our training preparing for careers in cybersecurity and cyberdefense: pentester, cryptologist, cybersecurity/cyberdefense engineer, consultant, etc.
In the press News from the curriculum
L’école d’informatique Hexagone proposera à partir de la rentrée académique 2022 un Mastère en cyberdéfense et sécurité des systèmes d’information, placé sous la direction du capitaine de frégate Nicolas Malbec. Ce programme fera intervenir des spécialistes français du domaine, tels que Stormshield, Outscale et HarfangLab sur le campus de Versailles.Read more
École d’Ingénieurs IA, Hexagone proposera à la rentrée un nouveau cursus dédié à la cyberdéfense. Ce programme en alternance de deux ans fera intervenir des pointures du domaine et des sociétés éditant des solutions made in France.Read more