FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS INFEF-AD Information Security

Overview

  • Two year post-graduate diploma
  • Fall entry date
  • Classes take place between 8 am and 6 pm
  • Classes are held on campus on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesday mornings and online on Wednesday afternoons, Thursdays, and Fridays
  • Exchange District Campus (formerly Princess Street Campus), Winnipeg
  • Co-op work experience
  • International applicants please visit Academic Program, Dates and Fees for a listing of programs for international students, current availability and online application instructions.

Description
The Information Security program will provide you with the theory and experience required to analyze, evaluate, manage and respond to today’s most complex information security issues. You will learn the fundamentals of designing and analyzing robust personal, enterprise and web-based IT security systems. Students graduating from this program will be well positioned to enter into and succeed in the information security field in Manitoba and across North America.

The Information Security graduate: 

  • Manages projects to implement security solutions that align with business strategy. 
  • Develops interpersonal skills and political acumen to skillfully collaborate, provide feedback, teach others, and network with professionals in the field. 
  • Learns continuously to maintain skills and knowledge related to the field of information security through continuous learning. 
  • Displays ethical reasoning to ensure proper application of knowledge. 
  • Conveys technical information in written and spoken form to individuals with varying levels of technical knowledge. 
  • Uses critical and creative thinking skills to troubleshoot, solve problems, find information and make decisions. 
  • Complies with federal, provincial and industry-specific standards, regulations, and legislation. 
  • Establishes web and database security to ensure proper website security frameworks. 
  • Conducts code reviews to demonstrate secure and vulnerable code sets. 
  • Conducts vulnerability assessments using relevant analysis tools. 
  • Installs security tools and automates system activities using Python/Linux Shell scripts. 
  • Develops detailed risk analyses, assessments, and produces solutions to help mitigate risk. 
  • Designs, implements, and evaluates security architecture, controls, and solutions to ensure implementation of enterprise-wide security solutions. 
  • Conducts forensic investigations, responds to security incidents, and guides remediation to gather detailed information for remediation and to mitigate further incidents. 


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