Cyber security, the umbrella term for computer, network, and information security is of increasing importance – new legislation, technologies, vulnerabilities, and threats necessitate frequent system updates. This course offers a critical awareness of current developments and future trends in cryptography, network security, and mobile/wireless security. You will explore techniques and technologies to combat threats such as malware, social engineering, data leakage, or zero-day attacks, based on understanding secure authentication mechanisms, access control, intrusion detection, information security policies, and user education. A project/dissertation will enable you to study an area of interest in depth; it can be an excellent selling point.
Reasons to choose Kingston University
- The cyber pathway of this course is fully accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, d is a fully-certified NCSC Certified Ma Master which is a sign of national excellence. You may also combine this course with management studies, setting your knowledge in a management context.
- You can use a state-of-the-art cyber lab, with specialist cyber security tools, resources, and equipment. This enables you to work in a safe sandbox environment for practical experiments with malware, penetration testing, port scanning, and other ethical hacking activities.
- You may combine this course with management studies, setting your knowledge in a management context.