Master's Degree in Information Technology and Communications Security

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Program Description

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The objective of the Master's Degree in Information Technology and Communications Security at the European University is to train security experts who combine the strategic and tactical aspects, as well as the technical aspects thanks to the more than 125 hours of laboratory for safe configuration of servers, firewalls, forensic analysis, pentesting in the IBM and UEM laboratories.

A master's degree that has been in the world ranking among the best security in Spain for 5 years and that now adds to its training proposal the collaboration of IBM in advising the study plan, teachers, facilities, software, etc.

You will also have at your disposal all the infrastructure you need to learn by doing: Cisco Networks laboratory with all the equipment and tools to carry out the design, implementation and management of networks and cybertraining platform with real preconfigured hacking scenarios, vulnerability detection situations and defense planning applying the techniques recommended by experts and professionals in the sector.

It is estimated that for the next 10 years this profile of professionals will form 6 of the 17 profiles that will be most in demand in IT and that it will represent a demand of more than 100,000 professionals.

That makes us different?

Challenge-Based Learning You will learn through real cases of top-level multinationals, simulations or role plays, and using tools such as IBM's Qradar SIEM, a tool for security alerts and log management.
International stay You will learn about the latest technological trends in one of IBM's most prestigious research centers located in Zurich. You will discover first-hand the news in advanced cryptography for quantum computing, etc.
Tech Experience You will be able to meet first-hand networking professionals from renowned companies who will present you with real cases at the IBM Security Operations Center in Madrid or the Data Processing Center located in Torrejón. In addition, you will have masterclasses taught by IBM professionals who are in contact with this technology in their day to day.
Recognized Professionals Your professors, of which more than 70% are doctors, will be professionals with recognized trajectory in the world of cybersecurity such as: Abel Lozoya, Pablo González, Alejandro Ramos, Alfonso Muñoz or Marcos Gómez Hidalgo and CISM (cost of exams not included ).
More than 125 Hours of Practice You will have at your disposal all the infrastructure you need to learn by doing: Cisco Networks Laboratory with all the equipment and tools to carry out the design, implementation and management of networks and a cybertraining platform with real preconfigured hacking scenarios, detection situations vulnerabilities and defense planning applying the techniques recommended by experts and professionals in the sector.
Curriculum Made in collaboration with the main companies in different fields such as: IBM Telefónica Digital, Indra, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Cisco, Microsoft, Endesa, INCIBE and ISACA, in addition to dealing with the certifications most required by companies such as CISSP and CISM (cost of exams not included).

Addressed to

This master's degree is specially designed for graduates, computer engineers, telecommunications engineers and technical engineers in the ICT area, as well as professionals in the IT area in any of their sectors who have an official university degree and demonstrated experience in the ICT area covering all aspects technicians required to successfully complete the master's degree.

At the end of the master you will be able to occupy different positions within organizations such as: Security Analyst, Forensic Analyst, Pentester Analyst, Cyber Intelligence Analyst, Cybersecurity Engineer, Security Architect, Computer Security Auditor, Cryptanalyst, Information Security Director ( CISO), DPO (Data Protection Officer), Technological risk consultancy, expert in compliance and security strategy, Head of Security or Privacy and information protection advisor, among others. Security is necessary in all organizations and is transversal to all areas, which is why more and more professional profiles appear with the possibility of changing from one to another without requiring more specialization.

Practices

If you opt for the professional itinerary, you will be able to do internships, in many cases paid (always depending on the needs of the companies), at Deloitte, PwC, Telefónica Digital, Ernst & Young, SIA, S2Grupo, One eSecurity, KPMG, Endesa, Áudea Auditores, Escila, S2Grupo, S21Ssec, Aegis Security, Aki Bricolaje, BDO Auditores, ATOS and Grupo Generali, among others.

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Curriculum

Module 1. Security management systems
6 ECTS
Module 2. Risk analysis
6 ECTS
Module 3. Applied cryptography and access control
6 ECTS
Module 4. Security in base software and applications
6 ECTS
Module 5. Physical and personal security
6 ECTS
  • Security fundamentals.
  • Security politics.
  • Security management systems.
  • Information systems risks and threats.
  • Risk analysis.
  • Systems security inspection professional practice.
  • Cryptographic techniques.
  • Certification and electronic signature.
  • Identity and access management.
  • Security in applications and databases.
  • Protection measures against malicious software.
  • Professional practice of secure configuration of Windows systems.
  • Professional practice of secure configuration of Linux systems.
  • The physical environment of the hardware: Data Processing Centers (DPC)
  • The physical security of the hardware The security of the people.
Module 6. Security in communications
6 ECTS
Module 7. Security of operations
6 ECTS
Module 8. Audit and compliance with the legal framework
6 ECTS
Module 9. Research Itinerary - Professional Internships *
6 ECTS
Module 10. Master's Final Project
6 ECTS
  • Security in communications.
  • Professional practice of secure wireless network setup
  • Installation and configuration of firewalls.
  • Security controls in operations.
  • Monitoring and detection.
  • Business continuity management.
  • Professional practice of security checks.
  • Secure configuration of mail servers.
  • Forensic analysis
  • Compliance with the legal framework.
  • Use of security tools.
  • Itinerary 1: Research.
  • Itinerary 2: Professional Internships.
Final Master's Project

* The student must choose and enroll, before the start of the master, in one of the two alternative itineraries.
1 The assignment of internships follows a selection process, applying to the scholarship offers received, using an appropriate CV, conducting interviews, etc. You can consult more in the "Regulations for external academic practices".

Connection with the company

In the University Master's Degree in Big Data Analytics we have collaboration agreements between the European University and prestigious companies with which students will be able to develop their Final Master's projects in real projects proposed by the same companies and have the help and advice of specialists of the sector, the same ones that in some cases will be your teachers:

  • IBM
  • Grupo Generali Spain
  • ING Direct
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Telefónica Global Technology
  • Telefónica Digital
  • Indra
  • Cisco
  • Microsoft
  • Endesa
  • Ernst & Young
  • SIA
  • S2Group
  • One eSecurity
  • KPMG
  • Squill
  • S21Ssec
  • Aegis Security
  • Aki DIY
  • BDO Auditors
  • ATOS
  • Fujitsu
  • Santander Group

Professional practices

You will carry out your professional practices in companies in the sector. These practices are part of the academic content of the program and are evaluated as part of the training. Professional internships are a unique opportunity to transfer the content and skills developed in the master's degree to the daily work in a company.

If you opt for the professional itinerary, you will be able to do internships in prestigious companies, such as IBM, Grupo Generali España, ING Direct, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Telefónica Global Technology, Telefónica Digital, Indra, Cisco, Microsoft, Endesa, Ernst & Young, SIA, S2Grupo, One eSecurity, KPMG, Escila, S21Ssec, Aegis Security, Aki Bricolaje, BDO Auditores, ATOS, Fujitsu and Grupo Santander.

Professional outings

The objective of the Master's Degree in Information and Communications Technology Security is to train ICT information security experts who combine a double strategic or tactical approach, as directors, managers, consultants, auditors or security analysts of the Information, and technical, such as architects, engineers, consultants or forensic analysts. pentesters, etc. of computer security and communications.

Admission process

The admission process for the programs of the Graduate School of the European University is open throughout the year, although enrollment in any of the programs is subject to the existence of vacancies.

If you want personalized advice from the Postgraduate admissions team, you can go to any of our campuses located in Alcobendas or Villaviciosa de Odón (Madrid), or contact us through:

Telephone (+34) 91 740 72 72 or by e-mail postgrado@universidadeuropea.es

After informing you, you must provide the required documentation:

  • Admission request
  • Copy of DNI or NIE
  • Copy of university degree
  • CV

The admissions team will guide you in your professional future and will arrange an interview with the director of your degree to evaluate your candidacy.

Testimonial

"The faculty, professional and experienced, brings exceptional insight into information security."

Pablo Gonzalez
Co-Director of the Master's Degree in ICT Security.

"Thanks to the ICT Security Master I was able to learn about the possibilities of the sector and find my place in it."

Álvaro Nuñez-Romero
Alumni Master's Degree in ICT Security.

Last updated Aug 2020

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Born after an extensive analysis of the profiles that companies look for today and what they will demand tomorrow, Universidad Europea Postgraduate School with IBM launched in 2019 with the aim to edu ... Read More

Born after an extensive analysis of the profiles that companies look for today and what they will demand tomorrow, Universidad Europea Postgraduate School with IBM launched in 2019 with the aim to educate professionals with a background combining business and technology. Read less