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Duration

2 years

Tuition

$12,985

  Calgary

Sep 8-Sep 8

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Diploma

Year Founded

1916

Scholarships

no

Computer and systems security is an integral part of our everyday lives. When the systems work it is transparent but when they fail it can be catastrophic. Not only are businesses focused on the security of their data, but nation-states are also focused on the security of their people. Terrorism, rogue states, organized crime and low-level cyber-warfare are all part of today’s threat landscapes.

The Information Systems Security program prepares you for entering the security profession with confidence and solid fundamental knowledge. You will use a wide variety of defensive and offensive tools while learning the fundamentals of networking, malware analysis, reverse engineering, tool construction, operating systems internals, forensics, legal/ethical issues, social engineering and military strategy.

Information Systems Security will have some of its courses delivered in a unique lab environment designed to contain and control the possible spread of the malware being analyzed. The first year of the program rests on a strong base of fundamental skills: programming, operating systems, networking and strategy. The second-year moves into the more practical applications of defence and offensive technologies accumulating with a capstone project in which students will apply knowledge learned from previous courses. The program is two years in length with each academic year divided into two 15-week semesters.

Admission Requirements

Completion of the following courses or equivalents:

  • At least 65% in Math 30-1 or Pure Math 30, or at least 70% in Math 30-2 or Applied Math 30, AND,
  • At least 60% in English Language Arts 30-1, or at least 65% in English Language Arts 30-2.
  • All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

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SAIT

Be Warned!!!!

Anonymous

July 18, 2020

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Business Intelligence - Data Analysis and Reporting

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BE WARNED!!! 👇SAIT unethical and unfair business practice that you need to be aware of so you don't waste your time and money!
I applied to SAIT in May for an OPEN advertised program, waited 2 months + for an update on my application status ...

BE WARNED!!! 👇SAIT unethical and unfair business practice that you need to be aware of so you don't waste your time and money!
I applied to SAIT in May for an OPEN advertised program, waited 2 months + for an update on my application status only to be told that the same program been advertised as Open to the public up until the 1st week of July was actually filled by early February.
I reached out to the CEO, who passed my concerns on to his registrar, who up till my writting have not deem it fit to address and provide answers as to why an institution would advertised a non existent program defrauding applicants of their hard earned money and causing so much frustration and uncertainty.
So to avoid the same frustration and waste of time and resource that I experienced, you are better off seeking admission from any other institution.

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