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IT security is concerned with ensuring that electronic systems, such as computers, phones, and smart devices, are protected from disruption. It involves preventing and combating theft, cyber attacks, and accidents that can damage computer systems.

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Utica College Online

The Online MS in Cybersecurity - Malware Analysis teaches students to proactively address ever-changing attack and infiltration techniques. Students gain advanced knowled ... [+]

The Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity teaches students to proactively address ever-changing attack and infiltration techniques. Students gain advanced knowledge and hands-on experience in cyber intelligence, critical infrastructures, and investigative principles as they relate to cybercrime, including:

An understanding of the major concepts in cybersecurity Training in critical thinking and decision making skills as they specifically relate to attacks on national critical infrastructures The application of cyber technology to field operations A practical knowledge of cybercrime investigations, including methods of maintaining the integrity of cyber evidence. Ethics as applied to cyber security operations and policy ... [-]
USA Utica
May 2019
Part-time
18 - 20 months
Online
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

This cross-disciplinary program enables graduates to develop a strong foundation preparing them for leadership positions in both the private and public sectors in the com ... [+]

MSc in Computing Security and Information Assurance

Developers and practitioners need to understand the importance of building security and survivability into systems, rather than trying to add it once systems are installed. This curriculum addresses these concerns by drawing on the expertise of the faculty from the departments that make up the Golisano College.The MS in computing security and information assurance includes a foundation of seven core courses designed to give students a better understanding of the technological and ethical roles of computer security in society. Students then develop a specialization in one of several areas by selecting four related elective courses under the guidance of a faculty adviser. Students conclude their program of study with a thesis, completed under the guidance of the faculty. This cross-disciplinary program enables graduates to develop a strong foundation, preparing them for leadership positions in both the private and public sectors in the computer security industry or for an advanced degree. Students also can prepare for academic or research careers in computer security and information assurance, as well as further academic study.Faculty members in the contributing departments are actively engaged in consulting and research in the information assurance areas, including cryptography, databases, networking, and software engineering. There are many opportunities for graduate students to participate in these research activities toward a thesis or independent study work.... [-]

USA Rochester
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
New Jersey Institute of Technology

The IT Administration and Security program takes a balanced approach to software and hardware applications and their conceptual underpinnings, offering an array of specia ... [+]

Overview

The IT Administration and Security program takes a balanced approach to software and hardware applications and their conceptual underpinnings, offering an array of specializations that prepare students to assume leadership roles as IT-administration managers, enterprise-application administrators, and database, network, security and web services administrators.

Why pursue a Master's in IT Administration and Security?

Computer systems and networks are an integral part of business and demand for workers in these fields will increase as firms continue to invest in new technologies. The wide use of electronic commerce and the increasing adoption of mobile technologies mean that more establishments will use the Internet to conduct business online. This growth translates into a need for systems administrators who can help organizations use technology to communicate with employees, clients, and consumers. Demand for computer security specialists will grow as businesses and government continue to invest heavily in “cybersecurity,” protecting vital computer networks and electronic infrastructures from attack. The information security field is expected to generate many new system administrator jobs over the next decade as firms across all industries place a high priority on safeguarding their data and systems.... [-]

USA Newark
September 2019
Campus