Masters Programs in Computer Security

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Computer Security

A master’s degree is postgraduate education that deepens your knowledge in a particular field. Many individuals choose to earn this degree to step into a management position within their organization.

What is a Master in Computer Security? One of the growing threats in every business is that of computer hacking. You may learn how to protect the private data that is stored in the Cloud and on hardware. A master’s degree provides more advanced problem-solving specific to your field. You learn to design and develop solutions for the Internet using the latest technologies and architectures. With your degree, you may have to complete a thesis or research project before graduation. Many programs offer opportunities for internships with private organizations to get real-life experience that helps you launch your career.

The benefits of earning a master’s degree in computer security are much broader than simply advancing your education. You improve your competitiveness in the industry, and you increase the number of contacts that you have.

A master’s degree typically takes around two or three years to complete. The cost of the program varies by university. Because costs are set by the college, you will have to ask about the tuition fees.

With your Master in Computer Security, you will have many opportunities for a career. Both small and large businesses are facing computer threats. Every industry is vulnerable to data hacking, and it’s one of the biggest challenges in health care. The international private and public sectors need engineers who are able to find solutions to protect their information. A master’s degree often opens the door to management positions. You may choose to teach or advance your education by pursuing a PhD in the industry.  

Get started on your master’s degree today. With a background in computer technology, you will be on your way to a specialized career in no time. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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Master in Security and Privacy (S&P)

EIT Digital Master School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hungary Budapest Netherlands Eindhoven Spain Madrid Finland Espoo United Kingdom London France Paris Sweden Stockholm Italy Trento Germany Berlin + 16 more

The programme in Security and Privacy focusses on the study of the design, development and evaluation of secure computer systems, which are also capable of ensuring privacy for future ICT systems. It follows a constructive security approach to teach the very complex and challenging field of information assurance. [+]

Masters in Computer Security. Why study the EIT Digital Security & Privacy programme? The EIT Digital Security & Privacy programme offers: Front line technical content within the field. Studies at two of Europe´s foremost technical universities leading to a double degree. A good integration with tailored Business courses in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. A thesis work well grounded in industrial problems. Access to the competence of eight EIT Digital innovation action lines, not least through a summer school between the two years. Access to the co-location centers and innovation ecosystems of the nine EIT Digital nodes. What is the programme all about? The programme in Security and Privacy focusses on the study of the design, development and evaluation of secure computer systems, which are also capable of ensuring privacy for future ICT systems. It follows a constructive security approach to teach the very complex and challenging field of information assurance. The aim is to provide students with an understanding of the concepts and technologies for achieving confidentiality, integrity, authenticity, and privacy protection for information processed across networks. What are the career opportunities for graduates from the programme? Graduates from the Security & Privacy master’s programme will qualify for jobs in international and local organizations in both technical and business roles. Typical titles are: (Cyber) Security consultant; Security Analyst; (Information) Security Architect; Operation Manager; Product Manager. Through their multidisciplinary attitude graduates are valuable in open innovation settings where different aspects (market, users, social aspects, media technologies) come together. They will easily find jobs within companies that provide value-added products and services, such as telecom companies, game companies, e-learning, web developers, and entertainment. An alternative path would be to start your own company to provide product or technology development, media content, business development or consultancy services. How is the programme structured? The programme is a double degree programme with studies at a university in one country in the first year (entry) and studies at a university in another country the second year (exit). The programme has an integrated technical content (Technical major) and business content (Innovation & Entrepreneurship – I&E minor). The I&E minor is shared between all programmes (link). An integral part of the second year is a Master’s thesis (30 ECTS). The structure and content of the technical major is given below. Where can I study if I choose Security and Privacy? Entry - 1st year UNITN in Trento, Italy UT, Twente, The Netherlands Exit - 2nd year, specialization ELTE Budapest, Hungary Saarland University, Germany TUD, Darmstadt, Germany UNITN in Trento, Italy UT, Twente, The Netherlands Specific Admission Requirements A B.Sc. degree in computer science, electrical engineering, computer engineering or information systems sciences with solid skills in mathematics, electrical engineering, software design and programming is required. The average grade must be at least 75% of the scale maximum. [-]

Master's Computer Security Engineering and Artificial Intelligence-1st edition

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Tarragona

This master's degree aims to provide students with professional training in computer engineering, telematic engineering and related ambits that specialise in Computer Security and Artificial Intelligence. [+]

Master's Computer Security Engineering and Artificial Intelligence-1st edition This master's degree aims to provide students with professional training in computer engineering, telematic engineering and related ambits that specialise in Computer Security and Artificial Intelligence. Specifically, the master's degree: provides students with the skills to use advanced ICT for designing and implementing safe intelligent systems. provides students with the skills to use advanced ICT to ensure the safety of information in applications, services and ICT systems and the privacy of their users. provides students with the skills to lead, manage and carry out ICT systems projects based on Artificial Intelligence. provides students with the skills to innovate and conduct research in the field of Computer Security and Artificial Intelligence. Career opportunities The Master's produces professionals with the skills to work in the following positions, among others: Head of Computer Security and Artificial Intelligence projects. Management of groups of developers for Computer Security and Artificial Intelligence projects. Analyst of advanced ICT applications, particularly in the ambits of Computer Security and Artificial Intelligence. Academic and research career in universities and research centres. Language of instruction English. Student Profile Students wishing to study the master's degree should possess the following personal and academic qualities: Bachelor's degree in computer engineering Knowledge of Engineering Programming and Mathematics. Personal maturity and skills deriving from their previous university training that will be strengthened and improved further by the master's degree (e.g. work planning, knowledge of information research tools, oral and written communications skills, English, the ability to work in a team or autonomously). FIRST YEAR: Compulsory subjects First semester Cryptography and Information Security Computer Forensics Biometric Identification Multi-agent Systems Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Neuronal and Evolutionary Computing Optional subjects Second semester Privacy Protection Multi-criteria Decision Making Systems Final Master's Project Optional subjects OPTIONAL SUBJECTS: In this section you will find the list of all the optional subjects on the curriculum. Before you select the subjects you wish to register for, please make sure that they have been activated Safe Distributed System Architectures Ubiquitous Computing Research and Entrepreneurship in Security and Artificial Intelligence Planning and Approximate Reasoning Knowledge Representation and Engineering Interactive and Visualisation Systems Multimedia Security Complex Networks BRIDGING COURSES (**): - Bridging courses for students who have studied Computer Engineering (Management or Systems): Modeling and Visualization Advanced Programming Techniques Distributed Systems Network Safety Artificial Intelligence - Bridging courses for students who have studied Industrial Engineering (Industrial Electronics or Electricity) or Telecommunications Engineering (Telematics): Modeling and Visualization Advanced Programming Techniques Distributed Systems Analysis and Design of Applications Artificial Intelligence - Bridging courses for students who have studied engineering in the field of ICT (except for computer engineering, for which no bridging courses are required): Network Safety Artificial Intelligence - Bridging courses for students with Bachelor's Degrees in Mathematics, Physics or similar fields: Network Safety Artificial Intelligence (**) After checking the candidate's transcript, the body responsible for admission can decide that the student must attend and satisfactorily complete some of the subjects that are programmed as bridging courses. Admission qualifications Students can access the master's degree with the following qualifications: Official university bachelor's degrees in Computer Science, Telecommunications, Physics, Mathematics and related ambits. Holders of official university qualifications: Diplomas, Computer Engineering, Telecommunications and related ambits. Specific documentation As well as the compulsory documentation required for pre-enrolment on the programme, students must also submit the following documents: Given that the master's degree is taught entirely in English, students must demonstrate that have a level English equivalent to at least B1. Students whose mother tongue in their country of origin is English or whose education was in English do not need to provide official certificates to accredit their knowledge of the language. Selection criteria Students will be selected on the basis of the following criteria: The average grade of the academic transcript of the official university qualification that provides access to the Master's degree. Up to 10 points. If another official university qualification in Computer Science or related ambits is presented in addition to the one that allows access to the Master's degree: technical engineering or diploma, engineering, Bachelor's degree, Master's degree, postgraduate degree or doctoral degree. Up to 2 points. Official English qualifications: First Certificate or equivalent, or certificates of a higher level. Up to 1 point. Applications will be prioritized from higher to lower in terms of the number of points they have obtained (the number of points is the total obtained from sections 1, 2 and 3). However, if there are not enough students to fill all the places available, the admissions body may admit all of the students without prioritizing them in terms of their merits. [-]