Information Security

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 eminent field.

The programme offers a wide range of courses, both technical modules and modules dealing with social, legal and management aspects.

Major areas of study:

  • Cryptography and security mechanisms
  • Network security
  • Intrusion detection and prevention
  • Digital an computational forensics
  • Security management
  • Biometric authentication
  • Information warfare
  • Wireless communication security
  • Legal aspects of information security
  • Organisational and human aspects of information security
  • Risk analysis

The programm has three tracks:

  • Cyber and Information Security Technology
  • Information Security Management
  • Digital forensics

Program details

Academic level(s)Master
CountryNorway
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionNorwegian University of Science and Technology (1)
Fields of studyComputing (broad programmes)Engineering and engineering trades (others)
Tagstechnologyengineeringnetworksinformation security
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