Cybersecurity - CST8512

Organizations recognize the importance of cybersecurity in the design, development and management of information systems. Students explore cybersecurity threats and best-practice responses to those threats. Primary focus is given to software and application layers. As well, to give students a broad understanding of the threat landscape, a variety of attack vectors through to the network and physical layers are discussed. Students gain hands-on experience with the tools and techniques used to mitigate security threats, and consider policies and regulations regarding cybersecurity and information privacy.