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Duration

5 months

Tuition

$2,985

 

May 3-Sep 5

Plus 1 other start dates

Sep 20 - Feb 20 2022

Commitment

Part-Time

Delivery

Online

Credential

Certificate

Year Founded

2015

Scholarships

yes

Explore the fundamental knowledge required to help you become a more effective IT manager and project leader. Students who plan to earn the CISSP designation can choose to continue on to the Certificate in Advanced Cyber Security right away or take a break and enrol in a later term.

What You’ll Learn

  • Introduction to cyber security: Examine the information security knowledge framework through the lens of the CISSP domains as you develop an enhanced understanding of the eight CISSP domains and gain the fundamental information required for information security projects and the designation.
  • Information security risk management and governance: Develop an understanding of the ethical, legal and regulatory issues surrounding cyber security as you learn about security principles, network fundamentals and how to apply these areas to design networks and policies for security and compliance.
  • Data, asset and identity protection: The amount of digitized data grows in size and vulnerability every day, requiring specialized attention toward processes, protection, security and authentication. Learn how to mitigate risk and protect ownership by understanding best practices for data gathering, classification, storage, retention and protection.

 

 

 

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Student Reviews (4)

York University School of Continuing Studies

Fundamentals and Advanced cybersecurity

Lisa MC

Toronto • January 20, 2021

Graduated From

Certificate in Cyber Security Fundamentals

Overall:

4 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

4 stars

Job Assistance:

3 stars

Diverse class and great teachers with industry experience who are in your corner and want you to succeed! I took the fundamentals and advanced certificates which are six months each. There's a new short intensive program. It's more expensive, I think $...

Diverse class and great teachers with industry experience who are in your corner and want you to succeed! I took the fundamentals and advanced certificates which are six months each. There's a new short intensive program. It's more expensive, I think $15,000, but I would recommend that if you want to qualify for global certifications ICS2, CISSP, etc.

York University School of Continuing Studies

Not worth the $$

Anonymous

Toronto • December 12, 2020

Graduated From

Certificate in Full-Stack Web Development

Overall:

1 out of 5

Instructors:

1 stars

Curriculum:

1 stars

Job Assistance:

1 stars

This is money-grab for university. Totally unacceptable to make students pay $9600 for crappy and poor program coming from a recognized Canadian university.

I took the program in Jan and this is the worst program I ever took. Out of five instru...

This is money-grab for university. Totally unacceptable to make students pay $9600 for crappy and poor program coming from a recognized Canadian university.

I took the program in Jan and this is the worst program I ever took. Out of five instructors, only one truly provided a good teacher (1020, 1040). The rest are very poor instructors that are mainly just slide readers and give template assignments. They will dump you with lots of languages/database/concepts (as per marketing) but never truly explain and make you understand enough to execute and some tools are not even industry standards. The course doesn't enable you to be a junior developer, more like template filler for coding and copy pasting from stack flow or other resources. The database instructor didn't even review my finals and graded me as he didn't even accept my git invite. The capstone is a joke - it isn't real life, when companies themselves are start ups who doesn't know what they are doing.

Overall, the course is poorly executed and doesn't enable future developers. Mostly, you google or youtube and try to do it yourself. The slides are useless. It is copy pasting from W3 school. they did reference it though..

Their expectations is that they give you 8 hours of class, and expect you to self-learn for the entire program.

Lastly, this unethical of university and program manager, where students coming from different backgrounds are hoping to get real learning and training to equip them for jobs and ensure they are able to start new job and career. The stamp of certification on LinkedIn may get some traction, the student when hired will not be able to deliver and perform.

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