CyberSecurity Analyst

Become a CyberSecurity Analyst

Program Length:

64 weeks

Total Credits:


  • ON Diploma

    Program Hours:


    Cost per Credit:


    Online Learning:


    Upcoming Start Dates

    March 6, 2023
    May 1, 2023
    June 26, 2023
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    Become a CyberSecurity Analyst

    Willis College has taken the lead in addressing the critical Cybersecurity and Network Security skills shortage by establishing Willis Cybersecurity Academy. The academy is equipped with our partner’s state-of-the-art network devices and uses an industry-standard curriculum taught by our professional instructors. This combines to provide a comprehensive offensive and defensive cybersecurity training environment. Graduates of this program find careers in leading corporations such as SophosCheck PointFortinetBell Canada, the public sector, and other leading organizations.

    Willis College provides globally recognized CyberSecurity education and industry-recognized certifications. This program provides hands-on training focusing on threat analysis, risk mitigation, and malware remediation through staged cyber-attack simulations and live threat scenarios with both real and virtual hosts and network appliances.

    This program is an excellent fit for:

    • A person that does not have any previous experience in the CyberSecurity field.
    • An individual who is ethical, trustworthy, and committed to a career that makes a difference.
    • Someone looking to start a new career in a lucrative and in-demand field.

    Why choose the CyberSecurity Analyst program?

    • You will acquire skills that are applicable and transferable to a variety of security job roles in the operations environment and start a lucrative career in CyberSecurity.
    • Willis College trains members of the CAF/DND in a similar program, so you know you're learning from the best.
    • Lifetime career services!

    Save time & money

    • Finish most programs and become job-ready in less than a year!
    • Get the skills you need to get hired with programs that cut the extras and give you the skills you need to get hired.
    • With career support for life with Willis College, our experts will help find you employment no matter how long ago you graduated
    • You don't need three to four years of school to enter the workforce with the skills to start a great paying career!

    Exceptional flexibility

    • Learn online with instructor-led programs that will prepare you for the career of your dreams.
    • On-Campus program availability is also an option for select programs in Winnipeg, Ottawa, and Arnprior.
    • Start school NOW with most program intakes happening every six weeks (no need to wait!)
    • No waiting lists, even in our most-popular programs. We'll get you the job training you need to start your career ASAP.

    Career-relevant education

    • Our programs are programs aligned with real-world, in-demand occupations. We wil get you job-ready!
    • Most Willis College programs include practicum experience so you can hit the job search running with a great education AND experience.
    • Willis College has 150 years of skills training excellence.
    • We have real relationships with employers who are waiting to hire qualified Willis College graduates!

    Job Market

    Successful graduates of this CyberSecurity Analyst course may pursue a wide variety of interesting and rewarding professions, including:

    • CyberSecurity Analyst
    • CyberSecurity Operator
    • Computer Network Technician
    • Network Security Analyst
    • Risk/Vulnerability Analyst
    • Cyber Incident Response Analyst
    • Cyber Intrusion Analyst
    • Penetration Tester
    • Blue Team Specialist
    • Red Team Specialist
    • Network Systems and Data Communications Analyst
    • Intrusion Detection System (IDS) Administrator
    • Enterprise Network Defence (END) Administrator

    Employers of Willis College CyberSecurity Graduates

    • Consulting firms
    • CyberSecurity agencies
    • Government agencies
    • Independent software vendors
    • IT security agencies
    • Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs)
    • System Integrators
    • Value-added resellers

    Salary Information

    Average Wage ($/hr) – $28.21
    High Wage ($/hr) – $43.50
    National Occupation Classification (NOC) for this program: 2171, 2281, 2282, 2283 
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    What Our Graduates Are Saying

    I left Willis College with a new-found confidence and a full-time job with a reputable company. I feel like there are endless opportunities for me now and I have a bright future ahead of me with a challenging and rewarding career. Willis College was one of the best decisions of my life.
    Laura Willey
    Willis College Program