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Security Operations and Investigations

SECT 1986

Gain skills to improve your cybersecurity incident detection and response, vulnerability management, change management, system hardening, logging, and monitoring. Maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your security systems through policies, standards, and guidelines that support business functions. With the skills gained in this course, you will be able to implement strategies to enhance the information security of your organization.

Use security operations to protect the information critical to your business. Discover system hardening, configuration management, firewalls, intrusion detection, and more. Direct and respond to security incidents efficiently through security incident investigation. This course includes multiple labs where you will be building a Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), installing and configuring Zeek, running a vulnerability scan, configuring a pfSense firewall, configuring an OpenVPN server and client, and performing network and memory forensics.


  • 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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    • Spring/Summer - None required

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    Scheduled Dates

    CRN Day Date Time Hours Location/
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    11264FriMay 24, 2024 to May 31, 202408:00 pm - 11:30 pm28Distance EducationNait Polytechnic$1,075.00
    SatMay 25, 2024 to June 1, 202410:00 am - 06:00 pmDistance Education
    SunMay 26, 2024 to June 2, 202410:00 am - 01:30 pmDistance Education
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