Cybersecurity: Security Concepts

Start DateDurationLocationTuition
Oct 202070 HoursVirtual$1400.00

Program/course schedule subject to change based on enrolment


This course is designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of security principles and practices as it relates to the NICE Framework. Students explore historical events, their impact on the evolution of the profession and emerging trends. In addition, they examine human and technical vulnerabilities in order to employ mitigation strategies and security defence techniques.

Cybersecurity Concepts Competencies (pdf)


Virtual Classroom

Get engaging and impactful live, instructor-led training, regardless of your location. Our Virtual Classroom approach allows you watch a live stream of Instructors from your laptop or smart phone anywhere you have an internet connection. Nothing else is needed. Plus enjoy all the advantages of actually being in a real class including the opportunity to ask questions, do exercises and peer collaboration. It’s your education, your way, designed to fit your schedule. Want to watch a class again or a review a certain section? No problem. It’s all done simply and easily with our virtual classroom technology from NBCC.

Courses may also be taken on an individual basis but preference is given to those enrolling in the complete program.

(Click Module Name for more details and to register)

Information Security PrinciplesOct 275:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cyber DefenceOct 295:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cybersecurity HistoryNov 35:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Threat and Attack TypesNov 55:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Roles and CertificationsNov 35:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Emerging TrendsNov 10,12,17,19,24,26
Dec 1,3
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Human SecurityDec 8,105:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Additional Fees/Costs

Textbook: Computer Security Principles and Practice 4th Edition ISNB: 9780134794105 Authors: Stallings, Brown


The course is designed for IT professionals, preferably with two years’ work experience in the field, or for individuals with five or more years of work experience and an expressed interest in the cybersecurity industry.

Other Info

This course is college credit and upon successful completion may be used towards regular Cybersecurity programs at NBCC.

Participants who complete this course will be awarded a digital badge in Cybersecurity: Security Concepts.

To increase your skills, follow up by taking the Cybersecurity: Risk Analysis and Cybersecurity: Legal and Ethics badge courses to be awarded a Super Badge in Cybersecurity: Security Management.

Cybersecurity: Security Concepts


Kelly Springer
(506) 453-5299

Payment of course fees is required at time of registration. We accept cash, debit, Visa, MasterCard, Money Order or cheque payable to New Brunswick Community College (NBCC).

Participants must be at least 16-years old, unless otherwise noted.

Books are available at the bookstore, prices quoted are approximate. The same payment methods listed above are accepted. There are no refunds for textbooks or materials.

Withdrawal/Refunds: Requests for withdrawal from Continuing Education courses must be made within 20% of course duration. Refunds may take 4-6 weeks to process. An administrative fee may apply.

All prices include HST where applicable and are subject to change.