The Cyber Security, Ontario College Graduate Certificate Program will provide students with key concepts of information security, technical and practical job skills necessary to secure, protect and defend network infrastructures and an organization’s valuable data assets.
The program curriculum provides students with a broad understanding of cyber security concepts, industry best practices for information security and key security concepts that will protect an organization against fraud, data breaches and other vulnerabilities. The Cyber Security program is designed to prepare information and cyber security professionals with the ability to manage, provide policies, standards, procedures, guidelines, policy framework, assess and mitigate risk and integrate advanced security solutions.
The growing internet security sector requires an in-depth understanding of cyber security issues, and fundamental internet architecture and protocols. In addition, network security skills such as packet, vulnerability, exploit analysis, and cyber security research are also discussed. Graduates will develop highly marketable skills that are required in the burgeoning cyber security field.
An Information Technology or Computer-related degree or diploma
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Equivalent work experience as determined by Lambton College.
Note: Students are encouraged to declare their program of choice with the Registrar's Office when registering for their first course. Students must declare their program of choice by the time they complete the third course in any one program. Applications for this program are not accepted through ontariocolleges.ca.
Career positions may include, but are not limited to:
- IT Consultant
- Computer Systems Analyst
- Information Security Analyst
- Information Security Quality Assurance Analyst
- Systems Security Analyst