Master of Information and Information Technologies Security

General

Program Description

What is the purpose of this study program?

  1. To provide knowledge of modern methods and principles of information technology security insurance, to form an understanding of information and information technology security importance and ability to prove the necessity of information security measures.

  2. To provide newest specialized knowledge in the sphere of information security, that is necessary from the professional and scientific point of view, to develop an original and critical understanding of information security relations with other information technologies.

  3. To form specialized abilities for solving technical problems, relevant in the sphere of information security, expand knowledge in the specific information security area, integrate knowledge from different problem areas.

  4. To develop leadership and innovation skills applicable to working and learning environment, which is complex, unpredictable and requires solving problems that involve several interacting factors.

What will students learn?

  • Typical information system protection methods and ability to apply them in practice.
  • Major threats and attacks against information systems, ability to identify them and minimize consequences.
  • Major information system design principals. Competency in the design process, matching business and security requirements, creating security requirements specification. Competency in system security model creation.
  • Understanding of information technology security principals and concepts, ability to apply them in practice.

What about career opportunities after MSc studies?

Graduates will have the following career opportunities: Chief information security officer, Information security auditor, Cybercrimes investigator, IT security project manager. Students can join Ph.D. studies.

Last updated Oct 2017

About the School

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) was established in 1956. The name of Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas was awarded for the 40th anniversary of the university's activities.

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) was established in 1956. The name of Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas was awarded for the 40th anniversary of the university's activities. Read less