Information technology permeates all aspects of society and has become critical to industry, government, and individual well-being. Securing these vital services and structures and the availability of trustworthy information whenever and wherever it is required has become both an area of intensive research and also of burgeoning commercial activity.
Contents of the study
A Master of Science in Information Security will provide you with the knowledge and theoretical background as well as with the requisite skills and attitudes to succeed in this challenging yet eminently rewarding field.
The language of instruction is English.
Major areas of study:
- Cryptography and security mechanisms
- Network security
- Intrusion detection and prevention
- Security management
- Biometric authentication
- Information warfare
- Wireless communication security
- The Laboratories
The Norwegian Information Security Laboratory consists of professors and scientists widely known for their work in information security.
A large number of research students constitute a challenging environment with outstanding research.
All students have access to up-to-date research laboratories and an excellent working environment.