Master's Degree in IT Security in Luleå in Sweden

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IT Security

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.

Sweden (Sverige) is the largest of the Nordic countries, with a population of about 9.5 million. It borders Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark via the bridge of Öresund (Öresundsbron). Sweden has a strong tradition of being an open, yet discreet country.

Luleå is a coastal city in the North of Sweden. It is situated in the Norrbotten County and has over 44,000 residents. It is home to the Lulea University of Technology.

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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.... [-]