Diploma in Cybersecurity Specialist Co-op
Work permit while you study
Guaranteed place for the internship
Labor assistance service of the College
Start dates: January, May, September
Duration: 24 weeks in class / 12 weeks of Co-op
Total duration: 51 weeks, including scheduled breaks
Type: Full Time
- Hours: Daytime
Tuition Fee: Starting at $ 14,495 CAD
This one-year program is ideal for those looking to become familiar with all aspects of cyber security, such as blockchain, big data, and IoT (Internet of Things). This program is powered by CompTIA, giving you the knowledge to build a solid foundation toward Security + certification.
Gain the ability to anticipate information security risks, implement new ways to protect networks, and prevent cyberattacks of various kinds. Through state-of-the-art laboratory activities and tools, students will develop the professional skills necessary to pursue a career in cybersecurity.
Learn to use tools like Cryptool, Wireshark, Zenmap, nmap, Burp Suite, Snort, TCPdump, OpenVAS and OSSIM
Learn the programming language Python, SQL, Hyper-V, mobile simulators / 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.
Manage computer communication through multiple operating systems
Respond to security alerts and discover and correct failures in computer systems and networks
Uses technologies to carry out or prevent cyberattacks of various kinds
Graduates of this diploma may consider career opportunities under NOC 2171, which includes positions such as:
- IT Security Analyst
- Systems Security Analyst
- Security manager
- Security software developer
This program is powered by CompTIA, giving you the knowledge to build a solid foundation toward the most recognized accreditation in the industry, the Security + certification. CompTIA is considered one of the leading trade associations in the IT industry and issues professional certifications in more than 120 countries.
The term cooperative gives you the opportunity to integrate academic studies with related work experience.
Cooperative work experience could include positions in the following areas:
IT Technical Support Specialist
Information systems analyst
You will have at least 480 hours of guided learning, followed by 480 hours of practice in an established business. Labs will help you apply the theories you learn to practical business situations. We will help you secure your job by sending you for interviews.
- Have an Ontario high school diploma or equivalent or be at least 18 years old and pass the Wonderlic exam.
- For international students, a Bachelor’s degree from the country of origin will be required. The degree and grades must be officially translated into English.
For non-native English speakers:
- Successful completion of TSoM EAP Level 4 or
- Have the required IELTS 5.5 score or equivalent or
- Pass the TSoM English assessment (written on site or online with the exam proctor)
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