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Cybersecurity Connections

The Cybersecurity Connections program helps internationally trained IT professionals find work in their sector in Canada. Participants gain a better understanding of Canadian workplace culture, Cybersecurity concepts, Canadian industry best practices for information security and key security concepts.

Program Benefits:

  • Customized one-to-one job search support Orientation to the Cybersecurity industry in Canada
  • Connections to employers and access to mentors who are professionals in your field
  • Experiential and hands-on learning
  • Post-employment coaching and ongoing support
  • Access to online Cybersecurity modules curated by a recognized provider

Program Eligibility:

  • Post-Secondary Diploma or Degree related to IT from outside of Canada with Credential Evaluation
  • Work experience in IT or Cybersecurity field outside of Canada
  • Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) Level 6 +
  • Newcomer to Canada - Permanent Residents (PR), Convention Refugees, Refugee Claimants or naturalized Canadian Citizens

Program Fees:

  • There are no participant fees associated with this program.
  • This program will run at ACCES North York.

Program Delivery Schedule:

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Program Information Session Schedule:


Companies We Have Worked With / Hired From:

  • RBC
  • TD Bank
  • Deloitte
  • Cyber Tech & Risk
  • CloudGRC Inc
  • BMO
  • Scotia Bank
  • Freedom Mobile 

Cybersecurity Connections is delivered in partnership with TD Bank Group and IBM.

Contact Us:

To learn more about Cybersecurity Connections, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.to email the Program Manager or call us at 416-443-9008.


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