Ryerson University

Computer Security and Digital Forensics

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Program Information

School:Ryerson University
Faculty:The Chang School
Field of Study:Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
Description:This certificate program is designed to develop the core knowledge and functional competencies required to work in the cutting-edge and rapidly evolving fields of computer security and digital forensics. The program will provide students with both the academic background and hands-on experience to effectively oversee white/black box penetration tests, analyze a system to identify vulnerabilities, manage the remediation of security weaknesses, collect digital evidence in a proper forensic manner, and recover lost data after a hardware failure. The legal environment in which computer security and digital forensics practitioners work will also be examined, and students will gain insight into the role and function of expert forensic witnesses. The program encompasses the technicalities of information security and digital forensics, investigative protocols, professional and ethical considerations for practitioners, and relevant court procedures. Graduates should be well positioned to enter into and succeed in this exciting, competitive, and high-demand field.

URL:Computer Security and Digital Forensics at Ryerson University

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

It is recommended that applicants have the following: OSSD with six Grade 12 U or M credits, including a Grade 12 U course in English and with a minimum grade point average of 70 percent, or equivalent, or mature student status. Note: Knowledge of TCP/IP is recommended.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 03, 2017

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