Information Technology:

Cybersecurity - Legal and Ethical Policies and Procedures

Recognition Of Achievement

With the digital age, careers in cybersecurity are booming! Not only is there a need for experts who have a thorough understanding of protecting information technology systems, professionals who have a background in cybersecurity legal and ethical issues have enhanced skills in demand. Combine your passion for information technology with the law and enter an exciting cybersecurity career with Sheridan's Cybersecurity - Legal and Ethical Policies and Procedures Recognition of Achievement

Protect what matters. Enrol today.

Recommended Program Pathway

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

These courses are part of the Cybersecurity - Legal and Ethical Policies and Procedures Program.

Course Name / Code Expected Availability Select

Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Three (3) Courses

Ethical Hacking and Network Defense
Course Code:
INFO70049
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Legal and Ethical Issues in IT Security
Course Code:
INFO70050
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Security Policies
Course Code:
INFO70048
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

The need for experts with a knowledge of ethics and cybersecurity is rapidly increasing. The recent number of IT security hacks and disruptions are leaving corporations, organizations, and individuals in vulnerable states. The need for cybersecurity professionals have never been higher, and those who understand the legal and ethical implications are even more sought-after. With Sheridan's Cybersecurity - Legal and Ethical Policies and Procedures Recognition of Achievement, students will be able to gain insight and knowledge into effective security plans that can save a company, creating defense networks based on trends, and ensure there is security compliance to protect infrastructures. 

By the end of this program, students will be able to:

  • Analyze and discuss issues surrounding privacy, privacy law, threats to privacy, and more
  • Evaluate the current state of cybersecurity
  • Examine Intellectual Property Law
  • Describe different types of malicious software, viruses, malware attacks, vulnerabilities, and more
  • Use basic programming concepts
  • Evaluate business risks and liabilities
  • Design and implement an IT Security Policy Framework
  • and more!

Get well-versed in the legal and ethical side of cybersecurity and open the door to this lucrative career path 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 demand for cybersecurity experts with an expertise in legal issues is high. This remunerative career path can lead to jobs such as:

  • Privacy and Cybersecurity Legal Specialist
  • Lead Security Analyst
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Chief Privacy Officer
  • Cyber Risk Management Associate
  • Data Security and Privacy Consultant
  • Compliance Manager
  • Privacy Program Manager
  • Security Researcher