NCFTA Position




  • Operating Systems
  • Network Security
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Malware Analysis
  • Cyber Forensics


The National Cyber Forensics Training Alliance Canada (NCFTA Canada) has several openings for graduate students in the area of automatic generation of cyber theat intelligence. Outstanding graduate students will be offered scholarships to work closely with both professors and industrial/governmental experts on real-world research projects funded by NCFTA Canada members. Such experiences will be invaluable for students who plan to seek industrial positions upon graduation. The positions require a strong background in practical aspects of in IT security, cyber forensics and software development. Applicants should also have a good understanding of general computer science/engineering principles, and are proficient in object-oriented programming, such as Java/C++. Initial exposure to topics in data mining, network security, application and middleware security is a plus. We encourage all qualified students to apply, but Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. NCFTA Canada is an alliance formed by several major Canadian companies and governmental agencies. Concordia University is proud to be the host of NCFTA Canada. This new organization will address the need for industry, academia, and law enforcement to work together and share information about cyber incidents in a neutral venue to identify and mitigate threats. This goal will be achieved through a series of research projects funded by members of the NCFTA Canada.

Technical Skills

A good background in:

  • Operating systems (Unix, Windows, etc.)
  • Network security
  • Reverse engineering
  • Malaware analysis
  • Cyber forensics

is definitely a plus. System and application programming skills using Java and C++ are highly appreciated. Interested applicants are invited to email their transcript and CV to: debbabi AT



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