Do you have a keen eye for detail and a passion for solving complex and challenging problems?

Our cyber and information security programs might be the right fit for you. Threats to the digital landscape are constantly evolving, and organizations increasingly need experienced professionals to protect their networks and data from bad actors.

In the digital age, cybersecurity is needed everywhere – make it part of your future career.

This is where knowledge, strategy and innovation intersect.

There has been an exponential increase in demand for cybersecurity professionals. As companies digitally transform, they need to better secure their digital assets from malicious cyber threats.

Jessica Ager
Academic Chair, School for Advanced Digital Technology

Cyber vs Information Security

Information systems and security roles are needed across various industries, including public administration, health care, business, finance and manufacturing. As a graduate of SAIT’s programs, you can pursue career opportunities in threat analysis, risk management, network security and malware analysis.

Cyber security is primarily focused on protecting computer systems, networks, data and information from unauthorized access and misuse. The main objective of those in the cybersecurity field is to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of digital assets and to mitigate risks associated with cyber threats. Roles in cyber security include security consultants and analysts, risk analysts, cyber operations analysts and cyber forensic investigators.

SAIT offers a variety of Cyber Security and Information Security programs.


Whether you’re new to cyber security or an experienced professional, SAIT’s programs are designed to suit your level of experience and interests – discover our range of program options to find your perfect fit.

Information Systems Security

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Ideal for: individuals that are new to cyber security.

This immersive diploma is designed to equip you with a comprehensive understanding of computer system security, providing you with the knowledge and confidence to enter the industry.

Information Systems Security

Information Security Analyst

Credential type  Certificate   International applicants  International applicants accepted    time-outline.svg  21 weeks

Ideal for: individuals with some experience.

This intensive program focuses on enhancing your knowledge and teaches you to review, analyze and evaluate incoming cybersecurity threats that impact strategy and operations.

Information Security Analyst

Cyber Security for Control Systems

Credential type  Certificate   International applicants  International applicants accepted    time-outline.svg  21 weeks

Ideal for: individuals interested in cybersecurity

Support critical data and infrastructure from cyber threats and attacks. This program equips you with specialized knowledge to enhance cybersecurity risk management in control system environments.

Cyber Security for Control Systems

Cyber Security Analyst

Credential type  Certificate   International applicants  International applicants accepted    time-outline.svg  54 weeks

Ideal for: experienced individuals looking to upskill

To support companies in upskilling their employees for roles in the cyber department, this program integrated career-focused learning to enhance the skills and capabilities of participants in the field of cyber security analysis.

Cyber Security Analyst

In an increasingly digital world, it’s the right time to advance your skills in cyber security. The future of tech is in your hands. 

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SAIT is located on the traditional territories of the Niitsitapi (Blackfoot) and the people of Treaty 7 which includes the Siksika, the Piikani, the Kainai, the Tsuut’ina and the Îyârhe Nakoda of Bearspaw, Chiniki and Goodstoney.

We are situated in an area the Blackfoot tribes traditionally called Moh’kinsstis, where the Bow River meets the Elbow River. We now call it the city of Calgary, which is also home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3.