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Master of Science (MSc) in Cyber Security
Cyber Security study programmes teach you how to protect computer operating systems, networks, and data from cyber attacks. You’ll learn how to monitor systems and mitigate threats when they happen.
This is an oversimplification of IT security degrees’ curricula. Each module will have a certain focus, but the overall goal is to help you develop the computing skills needed to prevent attacks and protect people’s data and privacy.
What will I study during a Cyber Security degree?
IT Security degrees include classes on:
- Basic Data Analysis
- Basic Scripting or Introductory Programming
- Cyber Defense
- Cyber Threats
- Fundamental Security Design Principles
- Information Assurance Fundamentals
- Intro to Cryptography
- IT Systems Components
- Networking Concepts
- Policy, Legal, Ethics, and Compliance
- System Administration
More advanced modules, especially those at Master’s degree level, can help you specialise in complex topics like Forensic Accounting, Cloud Computing, Cryptography, etc.
Career in Cyber Security
You will acquire the latest knowledge in the field of cyber security and deal with the architecture, programming and maintenance of security systems. In addition to incident response and digital forensics, you will learn about aspects of penetration testing and reverse engineering in order to understand the perspective of cyber criminals and protect against them.
Top Cyber Security Jobs-
- Chief Information Security Officer – CISO
- Security Architect
- Cybersecurity Engineer
- Malware Analyst
- Penetration Tester
- Computer Forensics Analyst
- Application Security Engineer
- Cloud Security Specialist
- Database Administrator
- Incident Manager
Mode of study
Study your degree, your way, online
How Online Studies Works at WUB
- Study whenever you want through online
- Digital learning platform where you’ll conduct and manage your online studies at WUB
- Choose your own pace and take as long as you need
- Start at anytime from anywhere
- Take your exams online, whenever and wherever you want
- Some classes will be on campus such as lab classes etc