This micro-credential will enable learners to acquire knowledge related to network security and demonstrate mitigating strategies and methods for securing IT networks. Designed for network administrators currently working in the IT sectors, students will learn how to protect data and systems and minimize network risks.
Comprised of five cybersecurity badges that are in high demand, this micro-credential will not only prepare learners for how to identify, analyze, and implement security best practices but will also serve to close the ever-growing cybersecurity skills gaps in the industry.
Please note: Select students may be eligible for a tuition subsidy. Please email Selina_li@bcit.ca for more details.
This Cybersecurity Analysis microcredential responds to industry needs and provides a new learning pathway for people interested in careers such as:
- security analyst
- security consultant
- penetration tester
- SIEM analyst
- forensic investigator.
- Hamid Talebi: Instructor and course developer
- Instructor Bio
Hamid Talebi is an IT engineer with 14 years of experience. He has a Master of Science (MS) degree in Network Security. He has expertise and experience working with FortiGate and Palo Alto Firewalls, and SIEM software such as Qradar IBM, FortiSIEM, Splunk, and ArcSight. Before joining BCIT, Hamid held multiple roles IT security roles with a number of reputable organizations, such as the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity and Bell. Hamidreza has taught Network Security Fundamentals, Enterprise Network Security (FortiGate), Advanced Network Security ( Palo Alto – Splunk – FortiSIEM), and Network Programming with Python.
- Paul Morrison: Acting Associate Dean, School of Energy
- Selina Li: Program Assistant, School of Energy
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