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.
Program delivery mode: online
- This program will be delivered online for the coming term.
Your education is our priority and we will continue to deliver the applied instruction, collaborative experience, and industry connections that you expect from BCIT.
This micro-credential is comprised of five cybersecurity badges that are in high demand and 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.
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.
- Kacem Habiballah: Associate Dean, School of Energy
- Selina Li: Program Assistant, School of Energy
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