Academic: 24 weeks in-class with 12 weeks co-op

 

Total length: 51 weeks including scheduled breaks

 

Start Dates: Blended Learning
September 6, 2022

January 9, 2023
May 1, 2023
September 5, 2023

 

2022 Fees: $14,495 CAD

This one-year program is ideal for those looking to becoming familiar with all aspects of cyber security such as blockchain, big data and the IoT (Internet of Things).  This program is powered by CompTIA, giving you the knowledge to build a solid foundation towards the Security+ certification.

Gain the ability to anticipate information security risks, implement new ways to protect networks, and prevent cyberattacks of various types. Through lab activities and cutting edge tools, students will build the professional skills required to pursue a career in cybersecurity.

Program Outcomes

  • Learn to use tools such as Cryptool, Wireshark, Zenmap, nmap, Burp Suite, Snort, TCPdump, OpenVAS and OSSIM

  • Learn Python programming language, SQL, Hyper-V, mobile simulator/emulators to perform cybersecurity lab experiments

  • Assess risks to determine how security policies and protocols can be improved by studying computer systems and networks

  • Anticipate information security risks and implement new ways to protect organizations' computer systems and networks

  • Handle computer communication across multiple operation systems

  • Respond to security alerts and uncover and fix flaws in computer systems and networks

  • Utilize technologies to perform or prevent cyberattacks of various types