Students will learn to secure software applications, including networked, web and mobile applications, against threats by malware and hackers. These skills will be augmented with management skills so that graduates will also be able to access careers as corporate Security Analysts. This program is also available in co-op.
Admission requirements are a diploma or degree in any of these areas: computer science, software engineering, software engineering technology, computer programmer/analyst, IT innovation and design, computer or mobile applications development, or a graduate certificate in computer applications development or mobile solutions development. Other relevant disciplines that offer a significant degree of software development in their curriculum may also be considered.
Students of this program will learn about/develop skills in the following areas:
• Web and wireless security
• Operating system security models
• Secure network administration
• Network components and monitoring