Montreal College of Information Technology
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CompTIA Security+
State of the Industry

Through this course, students learn the fundamental skills to install and configure cybersecurity controls, incident response, and risk mitigation. Students are also provided with an overview of different types of threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities. They learn about architecture and design, core concepts such as identity and risk, in addition to access management and cryptography. This course prepares professionals for the official CompTIA Security+ certification.

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Professional Benefits

Professionals work in a wide array of companies, from startups to global organizations. The annual salary range for cybersecurity-related jobs is between $42,282 and $97,290.

Who Should Apply

Systems, network and security administrators
IT professionals with a minimum of one-year, hands-on experience in IT administration with a focus on security
Professionals with knowledge of security concerns and implementation
Professionals interested in switching their career to networking

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Big Data Developer

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Java Developer

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Sihame B

BI Developer

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Chloe D


Eligibility and Requirements

Undergraduate degree in any discipline
A minimum of one-year, hands-on experience in IT administration with a focus on security

Abilities acquired
at course completion

Performing penetration testing

Analyzing and understanding vulnerability scanning concepts

Understanding different types of attacks

Installing and configuring network components(hardware and software)

Troubleshooting issues and support organizational security

Configuring a secure network architecture

System design, physical security, cloud concepts

Installing and configuring identity and access services

Management controls

Risk management best practices and business impact analysis

Data security and privacy techniques

Cryptography algorithms

Installing and configuring wireless security

Implementing public key infrastructure

CompTIA Security+

Types of malwares and attacks
Threat actor types and attributes
Penetration testing
Vulnerability scanning
Types of vulnerabilities

Installing and configuring hardware, software network components
Assessing security using software tools
Troubleshooting security issues
Analyzing security technology
Deploying mobile devices securely

Implement secure network architecture
Implement secure system design
Secure staging deployment
Security implications of embedded systems.
Cloud and virtualization concepts
Physical security controls

Installing and configuring identity and access services
Implementing identity and access management controls
Account management practices

Introduction to policies in organizational security
Business impact analysis
Risk management process and concepts
Forensics and disaster recovery
Types of controls
Data security and privacy practices

Introduction to cryptography
Cryptography algorithms and their basic characteristics
Installing and configuring wireless security settings
Implementing public key infrastructure



SY0-501 - CompTIA Security+ Certification


  • Industry-relevant, job-ready programs
  • Internship possibilities
  • Eligibility for off-campus work permit program [ocwpp]
  • Eligibility for post-graduation work permit [pgwp]
  • Eligibility for points under Quebec’s immigration policy
  • Scholarships and financial aid



I am an Engineering grad (Diploma) from Morocco, I discovered MCIT during my master’s at the Technology University Montreal. Studying at MCIT helped me open my Career prospects many folds.

Sihame Benhlima — BI Student
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Montreal College
of Information Technology

Collège des TI de Montréal

110-1255 Robert-Bourassa Blvd.
Montreal, Quebec H3B 3V8

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