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Cyber Security

Conestoga College

12 months
24 CAD/credit 720 CAD/year
6 CAD/credit 180 CAD/year
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Cyber Security from Conestoga College will provide graduates with the key concepts of information security, technical and practical job skills necessary to secure, protect and defend network infrastructures and an organization's valuable data assets.  


Cyber Security from Conestoga College is designed to prepare information and digital security professionals with the ability to manage, provide policies, standards, procedures, guidelines, policy framework, assess and mitigate risk and integrate advanced security solutions. The growing internet security sector requires an in-depth understanding of cyber security issues and fundamental internet architecture and protocols. In addition, network security skills such as packet, vulnerability, exploit analysis, and cyber security research will also be discussed. Graduates will develop highly marketable skills as analysts and security specialists in the cyber security field.

Students at Cyber Security from Conestoga College will:

  • Develop and implement cyber security solutions considering the affordances and limitations of the computer operating systems, networks, application software, and packages available.
  • Design cyber security solutions for business processes and applications in order to protect business resources.
  • Outline the processes and procedures involved in the maintenance and deployment of cyber security solutions.
  • Develop cyber security strategies and processes for business communications that respond to the needs of all the internal stakeholders.
  • Design and implement cyber security solutions in compliance with security policies, standards, and regulations within the organization.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Linux, Firewalls and VPNs
  • Network Security and Penetration Testing
  • Computer Forensics and Investigation
  • Wireless and Mobile Device Security
  • Ethical Hacking and Network Defense
  • Cyber Security

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A two- or three-year diploma or degree from an accredited college or university in information technology or computers OR a minimum of two years of equivalent work experience.
  • Applicants applying without an Information Technology or computer-related diploma or degree must attach a current resume and letter of application stating why you are applying
  • Submit a completed Conestoga College Program Application Form.
  • Applicants applying without an information technology or computer related diploma or degree must attach a current resume and a letter of application outlining why you are applying .
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    720 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24 CAD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    180 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6 CAD per credit during 12 months.

$25 per course is non-refundable


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