Information and Cyber Security Foundations COMP 9703

Temporarily Online

Our Information and Cyber Security Foundations course – offered in partnership with Three O Project Solutions Inc. – helps you get the fundamental knowledge you need to understand cyber security, information security and risk management within an enterprise in any industry. Learn the basics of information security and cyber security, including the key concepts and applications of the CIA triad: confidentiality, integrity and availability. Develop a knowledge of the information security requirements of today’s business world by studying identity and access management, asset classification, security incident management, security operations management and business continuity management. This information security course examines the knowledge framework through the lens of various industry standards and best practices (such as the ISO 27002, the NIST 800 and the CISSP CBK).


Course Delivery Method:

This is normally an in-class course but will be offered temporarily online via Blackboard Learn while college buildings are closed.


You will have the most success in this course if you already have a basic understanding of how IT is used in today’s business world before you start this course.

Hours and Fees




(includes a non-refundable materials fee of $110)

Course Sections

There are no classes currently scheduled for this course; however, check back in case we develop additional schedules for the current academic year (through August 2022). If you would like to receive an email notification reminder when our fall term (September to December 2022) is released, complete our notification sign-up form.
Technology Department

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