- Montreal, Canada
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Program Description:
As the vibrant cultural capital of Quebec, Montreal serves as the backdrop for this innovative and hands-on 6-credit Ethical Hacking program. Students will engage in the entire process used by penetration testers, from foundational offensive security techniques to exploring the latest attack methods. Working with a wide range of live systems, there are numerous opportunities to develop and sharpen these in-demand skills.
The program will delve into the information security flaws found in modern information systems and the tools and methods used to uncover those vulnerabilities. From there, students will further explore the techniques used to exploit those vulnerabilities for the purpose of increasing security awareness within organizations. Real-world scenarios will provide opportunities to practice these skills as well as discuss ethics, incident response, and risk management.
Enhanced by Montreal’s dynamic urban setting, the Ethical Hacking program aims to foster innovative and community-minded technologists who strive to improve the security of information systems. Stressing the importance of a proactive and professional environment, the program cohort will work closely with experienced instructors as well as guest speakers and penetration testing professionals. In addition, there will be numerous opportunities to embrace the study-abroad experience through activities that take advantage of Montreal’s dynamic art scene, numerous festivals, and diverse cultural events.
- $5,331.00 USD.
Additional Program Information
- Champlain College students: Minimum of 50 college credits and SEC 260 or equivalent by the start of the Summer Program. Students from other institutions: Minimum of 60 college credits and at least one year of technology courses by the start of the Summer Program. With your application, please submit a transcript from your home institution, as well as a short essay (250 words) describing your personal goals for engaging in the Montreal Cybersecurity Summer Program.