The program is available online or in a traditional in-class format (full-time or part-time). Students learn how to manage both the operational and strategic aspects of information security, develop the skills to identify how a business is vulnerable, and how to best safeguard their information. They’ll also learn detailed practical aspects of security such as risk analysis, vulnerability testing, writing security policies, implementing access controls, and performing security audits.
Admission requirements are a two or three-year college diploma or degree, or acceptable combination of related work experience and post-secondary education, as judged by Fanshawe College to be equivalent to those credentials.
Students of this program will learn about/develop skills in the following areas:
• Information security
• Operating system and applications security
• Security programming
• Security planning