Micro-credential:

Cyber Security - Offensive

Micro-credential

Public and private sectors have been constant targets of cyber threats. In order to successfully safeguard their information systems, the organizations need to offensively and ethically hack their own security system to discover and exploit hidden vulnerabilities that might ultimately undermine their operations and reputations.

Welcome to Sheridan's new Cyber Security - Offensive Micro-Credential. Enrol today. 

Recommended Program Pathway

For those just entering the program, the recommended program pathway is:

These courses are part of the Cyber Security - Offensive Program.

Course Name / Code Expected Availability Select

Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Three (3) Courses

Cybersecurity Fundamentals
Course Code:
INFO70240
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Offensive Security 1
Course Code:
INFO70245
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Offensive Security 2
Course Code:
INFO70246
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes

Program Delivery

This program is delivered via online (asynchronous) classroom. 

What are Micro-Credentials?

Micro-Credentials certify an individual’s achievements in specific skill sets and differ from traditional credentials, such as degrees or diplomas. They are shorter, personalized, and enables employment in specific roles. At the end of this program, you will receive an official document credential from Sheridan Continuing & Professional Studies. 

Program Description

Public and private sectors have been constant targets of cyber threats. In order to successfully safeguard their information systems, the organizations need to offensively and ethically hack their own security system to discover and exploit hidden vulnerabilities that might ultimately undermine their operations and reputations. With Sheridan's new Cyber Security - Offensive Micro-Credential, you can gain the skills needed to successfully mitigate those threats. 

The ethical hacker is an individual who provides leadership in offensive security and supports organizations to establish safe and productive cyber environments by strategically and effectively attacking organization’s information systems to identify the cybersecurity breaches and propose the corresponding remediation before a malicious hacker to break into the system.

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

  • Understand cybersecurity standards, policies, and procedures 
  • Evaluate cyber threats, vulnerabilities, and risk management 
  • Employ cybersecurity management 
  • Explore basic fundamentals such as ethical hacking, scanning, system hacking, and more
  • and more!

Enrol today. 

Recommended Program Pathway

For those just entering the program, the recommended program pathway is:

Contact Us

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

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