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Cybersecurity Foundations Certificate

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Cybersecurity Foundations Certificate in Toronto

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Demand for cybersecurity talent has risen sharply and statistics expect that number will rise to 3.5 million by 2021. In just 12 weeks, our Certificate in Cybersecurity Foundations will prepare you for a career in cybersecurity and help you earn your Associate of (ISC)² designation.

The curriculum aligns with the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) Exam body of knowledge and covers all seven-fundamental building block of cybersecurity; Access Controls, Security Operations and Administration, Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis, Incident Response and Recovery, Cryptography, Network and Communications Security and Systems and Application Security.

What you’ll get from the Certificate in Cybersecurity Foundations

This certificate explores the fundamental knowledge required to help you be a more effective IT practitioner and to more effectively support various IT teams within your organization.

Students who plan to earn the SSCP designation can use this program to prepare the SSCP exam and obtain Associate of (ISC)² designation.

Program length: 12 weeks (evenings)

Who should take this program?

This program may be ideal for you if you:

  • Are a high achiever who wants to stay one step ahead in this ever-changing industry. You set high standards for yourself, are intentional in your career choices and are willing to push yourself.
  • Are an IT professional who want to launch a career in cybersecurity or expand your skills.
  • Are a student preparing to earn their SSCP designation or professional who want to meet and learn from the best.
  • Want more respect, as well as a competitive advantage. You don’t want your lack of experience to be a barrier in this competitive industry.

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