Alberta / Ontario
On-site / Online / Combination
ABM College’s Cyber Security Diploma Program is a 70-week course designed to prepare students with the necessary skills and knowledge to have a successful career in the cybersecurity industry. Students learn cybersecurity online, ending the diploma course with a 5-week practicum designed to allow students to translate their in-class education into real-world work experience. The extensive cyber security certificate course will give students in-depth knowledge on how to safeguard digital information and gain expertise on developing, implementing, and planning how to best mitigate cyber risk. The cybersecurity specialist course covers all the fundamental bases of cyber security from learning modules in cyber security fundamentals, network and computer security, computer science cryptography, to security analysis. The course provides students with the fundamental knowledge and skills to become proficient in cyber risk assessment.
In today’s world, we rely on the internet and digital devices to do just about everything. The evolving workplace is marked by digitization where there is a dependency on computer networks containing sensitive information like intellectual property, financial data, and personal information. Cloud-based networks play an integral part in daily life but have become more susceptible to cyber-attacks, which directly impact the effective operation of businesses and organizations.
Unauthorized access or exposure to this information can be dire, resulting in an increase in the need to protect information and the systems used to process and store it. This has led to the high demand for cybersecurity professionals and specialists and has created various career paths for students to explore within the industry.
Our industry-experienced cybersecurity instructors provide students with all the tools and skills they need to transition seamlessly into the cyber security field and excel in their careers. Students are immersed in cyber security theoretical principles and practical competencies required to confidently enter the workforce post-graduation.
The fun online quiz will take you less than 5 minutes to complete and will help us understand your career goals and the kind of setting where you would be most comfortable working.Take the quiz
There was a 350 % growth in open cybersecurity positions from 2013 to 2021. (Cybercrime Magazine)