Information Technology:

Cybersecurity Foundations

Recognition Of Achievement

As a result of the recent and excessive number of hacks and attacks on networks and systems, cybersecurity knowledge and expertise is sought-after in a wide-range of industries including financial, government, hospitality, entertainment, and many more. Become cyber-savvy and enter a career of IT security and protection with Sheridan's Cybersecurity Foundations Recognition of Achievement

Set up a foundation for safety and success. Enrol today. 

Recommended Program Pathway

For those just entering the program, the recommended introductory course is:

These courses are part of the Cybersecurity Foundations Program.

Course Name / Code Expected Availability Select

Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Three (3) Courses

Operating Systems Security-Windows
Course Code:
INFO70046
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Principles of Information Security
Course Code:
INFO70045
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Wireless and Mobile Device Security
Course Code:
INFO70047
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class

Program Delivery

This is a part-time program and is delivered via online (asynchronous) classroom. 

Program Description

Thinking about a career in cybersecurity? Good choice! You’re entering a critical and relevant career path where employers are seeking professionals with the acquired skills to protect organizational data and operational systems. With Sheridan's Cybersecurity Foundations Recognition of Achievement program, you’ll get the skills you need to understand the current state of information technology security and apply your knowledge to protect against IT threats.

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Describe the functions and relationships between laws, regulations, and professional organizations within Information Security 
  • Understand the relationship between cybersecurity and physical security 
  • Identify the role of Information Security within an organization, including security management models and more 
  • Investigate concepts and security practices of Microsoft Windows computers 
  • Analyze Malware protections 
  • Use Backup and Recovery Tools 
  • Discuss the evolution to wireless networking
  • Evaluate mobile Malware and security threats
  • and more!

Enter a career in IT security and become a cybersecurity expert today! Set up a foundation for safety and success. Enrol today.

Recommended Program Pathway

For those just entering the program, the recommended introductory course is:

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact our Opportunity Centre at caps@sheridancollege.ca or 905-874-4440.

 

The opportunities in cybersecurity are ample and relevant in today’s environment. Related careers range across a multitude of industry sectors and include:

  • Networks and Systems Engineer
  • Cyber Incident Analyst
  • Cyber Risk and Strategic Response Coordinator
  • Vulnerability Detection and Assessment Consultant
  • Cybersecurity Policy and Procedure Manager