Training and professional development

Explore cybersecurity and cybersafety programs, certificates and courses for undergraduate students, graduate students and working professionals.

Shaping the next generation of cybersecurity and cybersafety professionals

Our expanding cybersecurity and cybersafety training and professional development opportunities span various uOttawa faculties, centres and services.

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Faculty of Engineering

Microprogram in Cybersecurity

The Microprogram in Cybersecurity allows students to acquire specific skills in the interdisciplinary area of software security without completing a full set of degree requirements. This microprogram is ideal for students who wish to quickly acquire both general and specific knowledge about cybersecurity.

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Telfer School of Management

Cyber Security Systems and Strategies

An overview of cyber security mechanisms, including authentication, access control, data encryption and integrity, and public key infrastructure.

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Centre for Law, Technology and Society

The uOttawa Centre for Law, Technology and Society is Canada's leading research hub for law, ethics and policy surrounding technology.

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Professional Development Institute

The Professional Development Institute offers cybersecurity programs and courses for working professionals.

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Faculty of Social Sciences

The Faculty of Social Sciences is currently developing a Master of Arts in Critical Surveillance and Security Studies. The program is expected to launch in 2023 and start accepting students for the Fall 2023 term. More information will be provided once available.