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Cyber Security Degree Programs

Cyber Security Degree Programs

by Igor Mikhaylov2017-07-08

Dozens of institutions began issuing programs for graduates and graduates in the field of cybersecurity. Here’s a look at a few of the leading programs in the United States.

1. The two-year MSISPM program “covers the technology, management, and policy aspects of information security”. Classes in the core program cover topics including introduction to information security management, privacy in the digital age, risk management, software and security, cryptography, network and Internet security, cyber security policy and governance, and a Capstone Project working with organizations implementing best practices in information security.

2. “The MSSI program provides a holistic approach to information security education, including courses on privacy, ethics and policy, and it has a specialization dual degree option in healthcare security”. Foundational management courses include writing articles and technical reports, presentation skills for scientists and engineers, managing people and resolving conflict, project management, leading change and fundamentals of management.

3. The University of Maryland provides cyber security education through a program called Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students (ACES). The ACES program provides networking opportunities for students to make professional contacts and find mentors. The ACES program aims to offer real-world learning experiences in collaboration with government, industry, and university partners.

Bob Violino briefly described the top cyber security training programs at the US College and University. The lack of professionals in cybersecurity is well documented, and this lack of experience can help organizations strengthen their security programs.



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