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  • Honours Bachelor of Technology - Informatics and Security

    Honours Bachelor of Technology - Informatics and Security

Program Code: IFS

Program Learning Outcomes

This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

As a graduate, you will be prepared to reliably demonstrate the ability to:

  • Analyze, propose, design, develop, and maintain secure and distributed information and network infrastructures using current methodologies.
  • Install, configure, and administer operating systems in the development and deployment of interoperable secure networks at a professional level.
  • Design, develop, and implement practices for the acquisition, transmission, storage, and retrieval of information using current industry standards and taking into account privacy, security and ethical issues.
  • Apply data communications, networking, and security practices and principles to the development of multi-site, multi-user systems, following relevant industry standards.
  • Incorporate knowledge of organizational structures, management functions, and public and private sector objectives in the design of secure distributed networks.
  • Initiate and conduct security and privacy audits to ensure compliance with legal and ethical requirements and accepted business practices.
  • Analyze vulnerabilities and assess, measure, and mitigate risks to business planning and continuity.
  • Apply project management techniques and strategies throughout the project life cycle to achieve established scope, quality, time, and cost objectives of the stakeholder.
  • Use effective written, oral, and visual communication skills to communicate with technical and non-technical audiences, at levels appropriate to the situation and environment.
  • Interact effectively and work cooperatively with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
  • Develop problem-solving strategies and research practices to continue the lifelong learning process of acquiring new skills and knowledge for personal and professional development.
  • Evaluate and judge situations in practice, using facts, professional ethics, and applicable laws within the Canadian, United States and international milieu.
  • Develop and incorporate critical thinking skills in the application of viable and successful business networking solutions.
  • Develop the professional, personal, and interpersonal skills to live and work productively in a diverse and global community; and
  • Evaluate the impact of industry trends and emerging technologies on existing business and networking infrastructures.