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Security Assessment and Vulnerability Management

SECT 1985

Bolster your cybersecurity through the use of security assessment and vulnerability management strategies and tools. With skills gained in this course, you will be able to perform security vulnerability assessments at an enterprise level.

Security assessments provide your security posture: a measurement that allows your organization to anticipate future security breaches. Graduates of this course will be able to describe security assessments and evaluate systems, applications, networks, policies, and procedures to discover, analyze, and mitigate vulnerabilities.

As a graduate of this course, you will be able to ensure your existing security controls are effective by using vulnerability assessment and penetration testing to monitor, identify, and manage threats. You will also be able to use a set of methodologies to combine risk assessments and information security assessments.


  • Enrollment for this course will close 1 day prior to the course start date. No late enrollments will be permitted.
  • Withdrawals are only accepted up to 10 business days prior to the course start date (withdrawal fees will apply). No refunds or withdrawals are permitted after this date
  • This course is delivered virtually through an interactive online platform in conjunction with Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT). You require access to a computer with high-speed internet, camera, and headset for the duration of each class. By enrolling in this course, you consent to the sharing of your personal information with NAIT for registration purposes, see below.
  • Note that the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) may collect personal information regarding your participation in this course, including your name, email address, student identification number, and information regarding your performance in and completion of the course. This information is collected pursuant to section 33(c) of the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, for the purpose of facilitating your participation in the course. The information may also be shared with the Durham College of Applied Arts and Technology (DC) for the purpose of allowing DC to track and verify your progress and outcomes in the course. If you have any questions regarding the collection, use, or disclosure of this personal information by NAIT, please contact Ashley Verbonac – Operations Coordinator, 11762-106 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, T5G 2R1, via telephone at 780-378-1261 or via email at averbona@nait.ca.

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    11198FriApril 19, 2024 to April 19, 202408:00 pm - 11:30 pm14Distance EducationNait Polytechnic$575.00CLOSEDNotify Me
    SatApril 20, 2024 to April 20, 202410:00 am - 06:00 pmDistance Education
    SunApril 21, 2024 to April 21, 202410:00 am - 01:30 pmDistance Education