To register, you must scroll down to Program courses, and select individually the course(s) you wish to enroll in.

Your take-away

This Certificate program is a great way to help you:

  • Communicate the value of cybersecurity to a business and its employees
  • Identify cybersecurity threats for organizations, within the major security control areas
  • Plan appropriate preventative (and remediating) responses to threats
  • Draft cybersecurity practices and policies for small- and medium-sized businesses
  • Present cybersecurity plans for small- and medium-sized businesses
  • Help develop and enforce cybersecurity policies and procedures for small- and medium-sized businesses

Program courses

To acquire the Certificate in Cybersecurity Proficiency, students must complete the following three courses:

*Click the blue links to get information about each course:

Important Details

Please note that no degree or prior cybersecurity experience or prerequisites are required. Proficiency in English is highly recommended. This program is made up of three online 30-hour courses, for a total 90 hours.

Create your program path

If you want to complete this program as efficiently as possible, or if you are looking to build a schedule that best suits your needs, please contact us at; we will be happy to have a discussion with you. For course descriptions, schedules and registration click on the above course links.

Our approach

In this fully online program, you’ll benefit from demonstrations, case-studies, and problem-based learning led by industry experts. You’ll also learn through peer conversations and through practical tasks that are readily applicable to small- and medium-sized businesses.

Who benefits most?

  • Non-technical professionals with responsibilities over significant confidential, sensitive data who want to minimize their organization’s information-management and security risks
  • Employees in a non-technical role who work with cybersecurity professionals and need to be proficient in their jargon
  • Executives, senior managers, and technical staff who want to bolster cybersecurity within their organizations
  • Employees who want to broaden their skills to access new career opportunities
  • Students or other individuals who want to increase their understanding of cybersecurity for personal or professional reasons

In partnership with:

Ministère de l'Éducation Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur

CCE General inquiries

Phone: 514-848-3600
Fax: 514-848-2806

English test centre


Mailing address

Concordia Continuing Education
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Montreal, QC

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Saturday: Closed
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