Distance learning Master's Degree in IT Security

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The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

Students who are skilled in technology may be interested in IT security, which is the study and practice of protecting electronic systems from various threats. It includes everything from software programming to hardware design to user training.

Even though my attend distant learning classes online, several universities hold commencement at several locations. You could even stop taking classes for many weeks during the year without withdrawing and without throwing your student loans into repayment. That is a strong argument many people look at when enrolling in distance learning classes.

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Master Security Business Information

OBS Business School
Online Full time Part time 12 months May 2017 Spain Barcelona + 1 more

The graduate in Business Information Security professionals and managers to facilitate the definition of strategies and knowledge of tools to work around the security of the data. Information has become the most valuable to many organizations active at present data are an essential element to generate competitiveness ... [+]

Best Distance learning Masters in IT Security 2017. Master in Business Information Security The graduate in Business Information Security professionals and managers to facilitate the definition of strategies and knowledge of tools to work around the security of the data. Information has become the most valuable to many organizations, today data are essential to competitiveness and generate high profit margins for active element of modern business. Companies, regardless of size, are making great efforts to keep the information from its source to its use for operations and decision-making, which is a given amount of data being generated daily function and understandable from different sources. Social networks, mobile devices, e-commerce, the era of big data, etc., are some of the factors that have driven the fact that security in information security management and IT management have become factors key to today's organizations. Companies need to implement solutions and processes to ensure their information, both internal and external threats, it is why the Business Information Security currently represents one aspect to be considered in the Strategic Plan of the entire organization. Professional outings Systems Auditor Computer specialists Network Administrator Database Manager IT Security Consultant Security Manager Information Security Analyst IT risks Systems Developer Infrastructure Manager Project Manager IT Security Objectives of the Master in Business Information Security What goals are going to get? Professionally train managers in leadership and management systems information security companies. Define the necessary keys to interact with consultants and security experts. Promote and implement strategies capable of shielding the knowledge of companies. Leveraging knowledge assets imperative for improvement and development in the framework of the information society and knowledge. Get a second accredited by the most reputable business school in Spain, EAE Business School, as ranked Merco (2014) and guaranteed qualification for a major public universities in Spain, the University of Barcelona (UB), with more than 560 year history. Curriculum Master in Business Information Security The program lasts 12 months and can be started in May or November of each year month. It comprises a total of 10 modules, divided into 3 blocks, and a final project being developed along the Master. Security Requirements Master of Business Information The fundamental goal of our admissions process is to ensure the suitability of candidates. All participants must get the most out of this learning experience, through a context in which it is possible to develop a long-term relationship with classmates, teachers and alumni. These are the stages of the admission process: 1. Prerequisites for admission in February. Admission 3. Personal Interview 4. Cover letter in May. 6 Assessment Admissions Committee. Matriculation Master degree in Corporate Information Security People who pass the evaluation of the program and meet the academic requirements established by the UB, will be awarded the UB (University of Barcelona). In addition, all persons who pass the assessment will receive the degree of EAE Business School. To obtain the degree of UB is necessary to have University Degree (Engineering Degree or Diploma). Failure to have a University Degree, once passed the different assessments, a diploma of university extension of UB is obtained. Financial Aid Master in Business Information Security OBS offers candidates the scholarship program to promote continuing education for professionals, entrepreneurs and managers. To apply for one of these grants, which fund part of the program, candidates must be admitted to the program and meet the specified requirements. The Admissions and Scholarship Committee will assess the adequacy of the profile and the career of the candidates, the reasons given in the letter of scholarship application and the candidate's professional and academic recommendations. [-]

Upc-viu Joint Masters In Computer Security

VIU Valencian International University
Online Part time 1 year October 2017 Spain Valencia

Students who successfully complete this dual degree will have the chance to learn the methodologies and techniques necessary to manage, plan, design and implement the necessary procedures to optimize the safety of different assets, taking into consideration the latest emerging threats. [+]

UPC-VIU Joint Masters in Computer Security It is indisputable increasing technological presence in our environment. As a consequence, the need to maintain all information assets secure arises. Infrastructure protection security incidents are not just value for themselves and need trained professionals who know how to manage them in the most optimal way. The increasing number of threats, as well as the large number of protection and detection devices implanted, have exponentially increased the demand for experts in the design and safety management in any organization. In order to train these professionals, this Joint Masters in Computer Security in conjunction with the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya is organized. Students who successfully complete this dual degree will have the chance to learn the methodologies and techniques necessary to manage, plan, design and implement the necessary procedures to optimize the safety of different assets, taking into consideration the latest emerging threats. GOALS Check the security status of an entity auditing the various assets that compose and estimating priorities in order to minimize the risks Proactively detect an attack on an entity by monitoring tools, applying data mining techniques on large amounts of information Planning contingency plans and respond to security indicentes applying recognized forensic techniques to maintain the chain of custody, analyze and retrieve information malware Identify those critical assets of an entity and determine the necessary measures to protect Manage digital security of an entity, establishing appropriate methodologies, designing a consistent architecture with business needs and minimizing the risks to which they may expose the different assets Use the tools and protocols required to maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data Identify the necessary measures to ensure the proper functioning of the systems Career prospects Security analyst Cybersecurity consultant ethical hacker Malware analyst Director ICT security Risk analyst ICT security chief research Safe development specialist Manager secure systems and networks Admission Profile Graduate, Degree or Computer Engineering or Telecommunications Engineers and scientific-technical graduates interested in obtaining internationally recognized qualification to demonstrate their knowledge of computer security and its ability to protect its facilities from cyber attacks IT administrators Members of the security forces and state Consultants computer security companies Consultants incident response teams security Technicians critical infrastructures IT directors and managers Lawyers who want to specialize in computer crime [-]

MSc in IT Management

Wilhelm Buechner University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt
Online Part time 2 - 3 years Open Enrollment Germany Germany Online

IT managers work in companies at the interface between information-technology and business processes. They plan, steer, and monitor company IT, including its allocated resources, thus helping to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the enterprise. Moreover, they are in a position to evaluate modern information technologies and show where they can be of benefit in the design and optimization of the value creation process, whether locally or in an international business environment. [+]

Best Distance learning Masters in IT Security 2017. IT managers work in companies at the interface between business and information-technology processes. They plan, steer, and monitor company IT, including its allocated resources, thus helping to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the enterprise. Moreover, they are in a position to evaluate modern information technologies and show where they can be of benefit in the design and optimization of the value creation process, whether locally or in an international business environment. This master’s program is designed for IT specialists, computer scientists, engineers, natural scientists, and economists who require background knowledge for implementing and managing IT services in managerial and executive positions. In this program you gain the expertise and competences you need to successfully master organizational tasks. Implementation of the measures that result from your work will be cost-efficient and effective. As a graduate, you will be able to formulate and put into practice an IT strategy based on company goals and business processes. As an IT manager in your firm, you are the vital link between IT and business policies. Therefore, our course of studies offers you the management skills and the expertise you need to plan and develop modern IT architectures. You gain the knowledge required in the subdisciplines relevant to IT environments and you develop the soft skills necessary in order to feel comfortable in executive positions and project management. Your expertise and management skills also form an excellent basis for a position in business consulting. With this master’s degree you are also eligible for senior civil service positions and for admission to Ph.D. programs. The level of innovation in IT and in processes supported by information systems is extremely high. The IT Management master’s degree course readies you for a wide range of possibilities and provides excellent long-term perspectives at home and in the international job market. Fundamentals and Core Area Fundamentals Quantitative Methods and Financial Mathematics 6 credits Project Management and Management Techniques 6 credits Organizational Development 6 credits Elective: (1 of 2) Corporate Management 6 credits Distributed Information Systems 6 credits Core Areas Strategic Information Management 6 credits International Management and Intercultural Communication 6 credits Management of IT Projects and Quality 6 credits IT Innovation Management 6 credits IT Service Management 6 credits Collaboration Engineering 6 credits Specialization and Application Specialization (Pick two modules) IT Controlling 6 credits IT Security Management 6 credits Software Architecture and Concepts 6 credits E-Business Management 6 credits Scientific Application and Project Studies Business Research Methods 6 credits Specialization Elective (in one of the chosen modules) 6 credits Project Work 6 credits Studying with Maximum Flexibility Wilhelm Büchner University leads the way in terms of distance/online learning technology and organization. With us, you can complete an MSc in Technology and Innovation Management alongside work – and study in the comfort of your own home. You learn whenever and wherever you want, and you can start studying at any time. All over the world. We are dedicated to giving you the support you need. So you can reach your goals. Distance and Online Learning We offer you an innovative mix of distance learning methods that combines study booklets with online study aids such as downloads, videos, webinars, and group forums. As these are accessible from PCs, tablets, and smartphones, you benefit from maximum flexibility. Furthermore, tutors and student advisors are always on hand to provide you with reliable, personalized online support. At Wilhelm Büchner University, you determine your own study rhythm to fit your personal circumstances. We offer you reliable and personalized support throughout your studies and are easily reached whenever you need us. [-]

Online Master of Science in Information Technology

Boutique Universities Consortium
Online Part time September 2017 USA USA Online

The University of the Potomac is ranked #2 in the U.S for “Small Colleges that Cost the Least but Reap the Most Earnings” according to The Street, financial magazine. Potomac offers the full MBA degree curriculum at two convenient locations. Students can also choose to take their courses in the heart of Washington D.C. or at the Vienna, Virginia campuses. The Potomac faculty and staff work individually... [+]

The University of the Potomac is ranked #2 in the U.S for “Small Colleges that Cost the Least but Reap the Most Earnings” according to The Street, financial magazine. Potomac offers the full MBA degree curriculum at two convenient locations. Students can also choose to take their courses in the heart of Washington D.C. or at the Vienna, Virginia campuses. The Potomac faculty and staff work individually with each of our students to establish an academic pathway that best satisfies his or her needs, and how these needs relate to their course of study as well as their ultimate professional goals. Potomac’s Masters of Science in Information Technology program gives students an advantageous mix of cyber/network preparation with marketable leadership skills for planning and implementing critical computer activities in an organization and managing IT professionals. Graduates from the MSIT degree program will be prepared in data analysis, data and information systems management, cyber and network security, leadership, and marketing. Graduates will be empowered with both the knowledge and skills required to work as IT managers or cyber security specialists in U.S. business organizations and government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and international entities. You can earn your MSIT online or at one of our convenient campuses. Available: Online Time to complete: 36 credits | 18 months Cost: On-Campus International - $900 per credit Approximately $16,200.00 per year (9 months) +applicable fees Online International - $721.00 per credit Approximately $12,978.00 per year (9 months) +applicable fees Transfer Credit: Students with credit from other institutions can submit their transcripts to the Registrar’s Office to determine if transfer credit for graduate coursework can be provided. Due to its accreditation requirements, University of the Potomac must evaluate each transcript on a case-by-case basis before granting any academic credit. Scholarships: Federal financial aid available to qualified students Admission Requirements: - Completed Admissions Application Form - $100 Application Fee - ALL Transcripts/Diplomas (translated if not in English) - Proof of English Proficiency - Proof of Financial Funds - Copy of passport with photo - Two letters of recommendation - Graduate Essay Concentrations: - Information Technology Management - Cyber Security Course Structure: To receive an MSIT, students must earn 36 semester credit hours. - Information Technology Core - 24 credits - Electives - 12 credits [-]

Master Program in Information Security

Luleå University of Technology
Campus or Online Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Luleå

This program is designed to provide the foundation for understanding the key issues associated with protecting information assets, and to emphasize the business considerations and consequences of effective information security management. [+]

Master Program in Information Security, 120.0 Credits

During the first year of your studies important concepts within the area will be defined, for example information security, safety, critical systems, information classification, and risk analysis. Other important issues are techniques to transfer information between users in business and how transferring can be made in a secure way. Internet Secutity is a course during the first year where you learn more about this. You also gain knowledge of professions and roles from a security perspective and important standards used. The first year is completed by project work in a company or a public authority. The function of cooperation and collaboration and the system for decision making are important when working with security. Therefore, during the second year you learn about information security management. Research within the area of information security is one other issue during the second year. Parallel to this, you can choose between various courses focused on technologies or management. The thesis is also written during the last year.... [-]