Systems Management and Cybersecurity

Systems Management and Cybersecurity

“I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We’ve created life in our own image.” Stephen Hawking

You are:

  • Detail & action oriented
  • A problem solver
  • Analytical
  • Independent
  • Looking for a challenge

This program was developed in response to high demand from all sectors of industry for workers able to effectively use the latest technologies, managing network systems and their security, and is CompTIA authorized. In just 10 months, the Oulton College Systems Management & Cybersecurity Diploma Program will have you ready for a think-on-your-feet, fast paced, highly valued career in the high stakes world of Big Data.

You will receive individual attention from highly qualified instructors, allowing you to tap into their industry insight. You’ll be certified to work with Windows Server 2008, Linux, and Cisco Routers.

You’ll also be trained in hacker techniques, exploits, and incident handling/security.

Ok, that’s what I can do with the program, but what exactly will I learn?

Our Systems Management & Cybersecurity Diploma program provides hands-on practical experience and training in:

  • Hardware: how to recognize, clean, handle, install, diagnose and understand the different functions of various hardware components
  • Operating Systems: preparing computers for various operating systems deployment and ensuring optimal performance and security
  • Networks: understanding internet, intranet and extranet, VPN, Security, Firewalls, LANs, WANs and wireless networking
  • Network Hardware
  • Active Directory Domain Services
  • Windows Server 2008, Linux and Cisco Routers
  • Security and Defence from Hacking
  • Cloud computing
  • Office 365 administration and configuration

So once I’m done the course work, then what happens?

Then you’re ready to test your skills in the real world. A practicum placement is included and gives you 4-weeks of real experience in your area of study. And what’s even better: our graduates often get hired by the company where they did their practicum placement.

Term: September – July

Practicum: 4 weeks


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