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Course Code: CECR 1202
Your system has been breached. Don’t wait till it happens. Prepare for it ahead of time by taking an in-depth course like this one. You will learn the essentials of setting up an incident response (IR) program and building incident-management documentation, while proactively monitoring, detecting and responding to threats. You will get hands-on experience developing an IR strategy, managing IR tools and preparing your environments against imminent threat so when one does occur, you will have a good idea of how to respond quickly and effectively.
If you’re really interested in a career in incident response, the Advanced Detection and Incident Response course will take you further, deepening your understanding and mastering your skills.

*** Note that you will be required to do 5-10 hours of work per week outside of class time. Those with little to no prior knowledge will require more time to gain familiarity with the concepts. ***

Prerequisite courses


Your take-away

This course is a great way to help you:
• Respond, contain and remediate cyber attacks;
• Become familiar with the main components of an incident response program including management strategies, processes and playbooks in order to detect and respond to a cyber incident;
• Describe an environment's threat surface, in order to identify its areas of weakness or vulnerability;
• Adapt defensive strategies depending on the threat type and threat actor;
• Integrate threat intelligence into the response cycle.
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Our approach

In this 5-week course, we take a hands-on approach to learning that's focused on the acquisition of practical, real-world skills and competencies. In short, you’ll benefit from problem-based, project-based and experiential learning led by industry experts. This course is designed for the students to meet regularly during live synchronous learning in an online virtual classroom (Zoom).

Who benefits the most?

• Professionals who want to gain expertise in threat detection and analysis and incident response.
• Professionals who want to mitigate threats using a know-your-enemy approach.
• Managers and cyber security professionals who want to ensure organizational resilience and business continuity.

Concordia CCE Loyalty Discount

All students who meet at least one of the following conditions, will receive a 10% discount on their CCE course or workshop tuition fees:

1)   Have completed a CCE, Undergraduate or Graduate course at Concordia University in a prior academic term;

2)   Have completed a language proficiency test (IELTS) at CCE;

3)   Have completed a CCE Professional Development Seminar/Workshop.

This discount is based on the information maintained in the Concordia University student information system.

NOTE: This discount does not apply to a language proficiency test enrollment (IELTS) nor to application fees for admission to a CCE program of study.


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