Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity incidents and data breaches are among the top challenges facing organizations and governments around the world today. Due to digitization, the use of cloud services, remote work and sophisticated threats and attacks, cyber risks are on the rise. It is no longer a matter of if, but when, it will happen in your organization. As a result, the demand for professionals with cybersecurity skills has surged in BC, Canada and globally.  

Developed with leading BC experts, consultants and academics, our cybersecurity content and instruction provide the tools to understand, assess and create strategic cybersecurity policies, so you can manage threats to your organization as a confident cybersecurity champion. 

The courses we offer in this area can be taken separately or taken in succession to complete a credential. 

Over the last two years, cyber security has become a top concern for Canadians. Ransomware incidents hit the headline on an almost daily basis both in Canada and around the world. Our essential services are being disrupted, from hospitals and schools to municipalities and utility providers. Our personal and financial data are being stolen, traded, or leaked online. Our online spaces are being flooded with false information and divisive rhetoric.
 

National Cyber Threat Assessment 2023-24, Canadian Centre for Cyber Security

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