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Duration

3 years

Tuition

$20,973

  Peterborough

Jan 10-Dec 20

Plus 2 other start dates

Sep 6 - Aug 29 2025

Jan 9 - Dec 19 2025

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Diploma

Year Founded

1967

Scholarships

yes

The Computer Security and Investigations program is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to take a leadership role in the protection and security of information technology. Your classes are regularly reviewed and improved to be the most current subjects demanded by the industry, such as: Advanced Ethical Hacking, Incident Response, Vulnerability, Threat and Risk Analysis, Information Security, Advanced Computer Forensics, Internet and Hacking Investigations, Open Source Intelligence, CISCO Network Design and Management and Network Security.

In addition to these cutting-edge subjects, you will also learn how to assess technical risk, develop systems and processes, to manage the risks associated with information technology, and be capable of providing technical assistance to prevent, investigate, and protect individuals and organizations from cyber-crime. Your studies will be from a security management and hands on technical perspective, with emphasis placed on the skills required to implement information technology security, and the investigative skills necessary to respond appropriately to breaches of security.

You will have the added benefit of courses in law and justice, taking advantage of Fleming College’s reputation and experience in these fields, in addition to obtaining the technical training you need to function as a cyber security consultant. In this three-year program, the final sixth semester is an applied project or field placement in partnership with business and, industry, or government department.

What You’ll Learn

  • Conduct “threat risk” analysis of an organization’s IT assets to determine vulnerabilities and develop appropriate countermeasures.
  • Develop and justify information security policies and procedures for a corporation or institution to mitigate the risk and meet operational requirements.
  • Manage and facilitate the implementation of information security policies and procedures.
  • Conduct analysis of the effectiveness and appropriateness of information security policies, procedures and technology in a changing environment.
  • Report and investigate information security breaches and crimes using the appropriate internal and external resources.
  • Select, assess and implement appropriate security countermeasures for IT assets, such as communication networks, computer hardware and software, to provide protection and support the objectives of the organization.
  • Develop, implement and manage information security emergency plans, disaster recovery plans and business recovery plans.
  • Document, prepare and assist in the presentation of evidence in court cases in compliance with criminal law, rules of evidence and the Charter of Rights and Freedom.
  • Assess information gathering skills used in basic investigative techniques.
  • Work in a manner consistent with all relevant law and legislation and professional, organizational and ethical standards.
  • Distinguish criminal, civil and administrative components of the justice.
  • Make decisions and take courses of action that reflect sound ethical and moral standards of conduct.
  • Develop life long learning habits through the pursuit of interdisciplinary areas of study related to social and cultural understanding, civil life, personal understanding, science and technology, and arts in society.

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