The program aims to develop core competencies in the fields of information security management, application security, and computer networks security. Students will have the opportunity of learning the technical aspects of information security by understanding current threats and vulnerabilities and examining ways of developing effective countermeasures. In order to cater for wide range of professional and academic interests, students have the option of selecting their course work according to their specific needs.
The overall program objective are:
- To fulfill the growing national need of well trained professionals to work in a wide range of roles to protect Information Systems in all types of organizations, including research and academia.
- To contribute towards need of protecting national information infrastructure from all kinds of threats.
- To play an effective role in international efforts to make the cyberspace safe, secure and reliable for the national and international communities.