Certificate in Applied Cybersecurity

Certificate in Applied Cybersecurity

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Career and Professional Development
(Credit courses and programs)

Phone: +1 514-398-6200
Fax: +1 514-398-3108
688 Sherbrooke Street West, Suite 1140 Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 3R1
Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Credit Courses

Required Courses
CCCS 300 Programming Techniques 1. (3 credits)
Fall 2021, Fall 2019, Winter 2020
Fundamental programming techniques, concepts, and data structures, including modularization and maintainability. Emphasis on facilitating communication and understanding between systems analysts and programmers to support decision-making.
CCCS 321 Operating Systems Administration. (3 credits)
Fall 2021, Fall 2019
Operating systems such as Windows and LINUX/UNIX environments, administration of computer servers, usage of script languages in various operating systems, back up procedures and remote access, communication protocol used among different systems, managing information and system security.
CCCS 431 Networking Fundamentals. (3 credits)
Fall 2021, Winter 2020
Fundamental concepts and practices of network principles, technical and managerial aspects of data communications, overview of local area and wide-area networks, network topology, network protocols, Internet/intranets, client/server communication, and file sharing.
CMIS 422 Information System Security. (3 credits)
Fall 2021, Fall 2019
Fundamental concepts relating to the design of secure information systems. Identification and assessment of security risks at the application, network, and physical levels. Use of cryptography and other techniques to provide necessary level of security.
CCCS 450 Access Control and Defence Methods (3 credits)
Fall 2021
Covers different authentication methods, identifies management, access controls implementation, attackers’ tactics and strategies, anomalous traffic detection, various types of hacking tools and prevention systems against attacks.
CCCS 451 Communication and Network Security (3 credits)
Fall 2021
Introduction to modern wireless communication and networking technology, including different approaches to secure the wireless networks, with necessary tools to adapt to the revolutionary change in mobile communications and networking.
CCCS 452 Security Program Architecture and Engineering (3 credits)
Fall 2021
Information security concepts of security models, engineering processes using secure design principles, assessing and mitigating vulnerabilities in systems, designing and implementing physical security.
CCCS 453 Security Risk Management and Governance (3 credits)
Fall 2021
Ethical, legal and regulatory issues surrounding cyber security so as to design networks and policies for security and compliance, including cyber security risks, threats, opportunities and vulnerabilities at the strategic and operational levels.
CCCS 454 Security Incident Response and Recovery (3 credits)
Fall 2021
The incident lifecycle, incident management plans, business continuity plans, disaster recovery plans that are in place to identify, analyze and respond to attacks and threats.
CCCS 455 Intrusion Testing and Security Assessment (3 credits)
Fall 2021
The fundamentals and tool set needed to discover and exploit system vulnerabilities, penetrate organization infrastructure; tools and hacking techniques used in cyber-attacks, and planning intrusion tests.
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