Category Archives: Cyber Security

Developing your personal brand is vital to career success.

The School of Continuing Studies at York University is pleased to announce the second instalment of our Career Growth series. For our next event we welcome Sean Mullin as our guest speaker. Sean is a CPA Ontario Student Representative. He has been a professional recruiter for 6 years and promotes the accounting profession as well […]

Media Planet: 5 Reasons Why Women Should Pursue A Career In Cyber Security

The competitive field offers women an ample opportunity for growth and success. Find out how. There’s a talent shortage in various cyber security fields, and women can position themselves to fill those gaps with great jobs in any role they choose to pursue. Sarah Qureshi, Cyber Security Advisor for Paladion Inc., shares her thoughts on […]

Toronto Star: How to stay marketable

One of the sure ways to advance your career is through formal continuing education, says human resources expert. The rapid rate at which in-demand knowledge and skills change today, no matter the industry, makes it crucial for professionals to continuously advance their skill set to ensure they remain marketable, says one expert. “The marketplace is […]

Weekly Voice: Fast track your career with York’s tailor made Cyber Security program

  As businesses collect, share and disseminate data, the value of the information continues to be a major target for both insider and external threat actors. A breach that unveils sensitive information related to any of these could lead to catastrophic results for any company. “Never has there been more urgency for organizations to bring […]

NOW Magazine: Hack The Job Market

    Graduates typically find jobs in consulting firms with starting salaries ranging from $60,000 to $80,000 By Kevin Ritchie It’s hard to get through the day without reading a headline about cyber-security. Last month Yahoo revealed that at least 500 million user accounts were hacked in 2014, a theft considered the biggest known data […]

Media Planet: Becoming A Cyber Security Expert Through Education

Information technology has grown in sophistication over the last 20 years, with multiple streams of expertise, and cyber security is standing out more as one in need of new recruits. There are boot camps for exam prep, and self-sourced learning offers another way to gain knowledge on the subject, but a full-fledged program presents a […]

Cyber security a pressing need for businesses

  Dozens of Canadian organizations have been forced to pay cyber attackers to regain control of computer files and IT systems over the past year, CTV reported earlier this month, becoming the latest reminder of the need to implement and manage strong cyber security measures within today’s businesses. As businesses collect, share and disseminate data, […]

On-The-Go Magazine: Certified In Cyber Security

    School of Continuing Studies launches Ontario’s First Comprehensive Certificate Program in Cyber Security aligned with CISSP CBK York University’s School of Continuing Studies will launch Ontario’s first comprehensive, cyber security certificate program aligned to the Certified Information Systems Security Professional Common Body of Knowledge (CISSP CBK) this November. The program, developed with the […]

School of Continuing Studies Addresses Canada’s Shortage of Cyber Security Professionals

  Less than two years after its founding, York University’s School of Continuing Studies has announced another innovative certificate program. Ontario’s first comprehensive cyber security certificate program aligned to the Certified Information Systems Security Professional Common Body of Knowledge (CISSP CBK) will begin this November. The program will help provide qualified security professionals in one […]

Toronto Star: New cyber security program launches to meet demand

  Both certifications can be completed based on your goals. In response to an increasing demand for cyber security professionals, York University will launch a cyber security program through its School of Continuing Studies come this November. “This is one of the fastest growing tech fields in the world and experts forecast that the job […]