Information Technology:

Cybersecurity Foundations

Recognition Of Achievement

The demand for information technology security professionals is continuing to grow at an alarming rate. 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.

More information is available under the Program Description tab.

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 and Linux
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

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 the Cybersecurity Foundations 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.

You’ll learn:

  • The foundations and background of information security
  • How to protect operating systems including Windows and Linux
  • Defense strategies like password protection and data encryption
  • Risk management process
  • Industry recommendations for security policy and procedure
  • Current cyber threats and trends
  • Vulnerabilities of wireless and mobile devices

Enter a career in IT security and become a cybersecurity expert today!

For more information, please contact Hayley White at hayley.white@sheridancollege.ca.

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