Cyber Security Fundamentals

Recognition of Achievement

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Overview

This Five course Recognition of Achievement is designed for Computer Science Graduates and IT professionals to learn about the core concepts of Cyber Security. Students are introduced to Security fundamentals, Organizational Defense Strategies, Testing Methodologies, Forensic Investigative Tools and Vulnerabilities of Wireless networks. Students who complete this program will have earned credits towards the Cyber Security Graduate Certificate.


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Curriculum

CSC200
Principles of Information Security
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This course provides students with a background in information security, security management, and the technical components of security. Students gain an overview of the entire field of information security: the history, terminology and the management aspects of information security programs.




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CSC204
O/S Security - Windows
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Students learn to recognize and understand the inherent vulnerabilities of Windows systems by using tools and techniques to decrease the risks arising from vulnerabilities in Microsoft operating systems and applications. This course introduces defense strategies through an understanding of system and file permissions, password and account security, the windows Registry, Malware prevention, encryption, and Directory Service management via policies.




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CSC206
Ethical Hacking and Network Defense
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This course prepares students to assess and then correct the vulnerabilities present with information systems. Students learn who an ethical hacker is, why they are important to protecting corporate and government data from cyber attacks and about the tools and penetration testing methodologies used by ethical hackers.




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CSC304
Computer Forensics
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Examine and discover computer forensics, operating systems and how they function. Students are introduced to forensic tools along with concepts such as chain of custody and documentation of evidence and procedures and evaluate how to conduct a high-tech investigation, from acquiring digital evidence to reporting its findings.




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CSC306
Wireless & Mobile Device Security
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Explore the evolution of wired networks to wireless networking and its impact on the corporate world. Using case studies and real-world events, examine risk assessments, threats, and vulnerabilities of wireless networks, as well as the security measures that should be put in place to mitigate breaches. Students will look at the policies and procedures in place look ahead to the future of wireless and mobile device security.




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Completion

Recognition of Achievement

Upon successful completion of the program requirements, please submit a Request for Recognition of Achievement Form to the Faculty of Continuing Education and Training. There is no cost for this and your Recognition of Achievement will be mailed to you.

Program Contacts

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Rasika De Silva
Program Assistant

416-491-5050 ext.77290


Sheri Ladoucier
Academic Program Manager

416-491-5050 ext.77306