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MSIT in Cyber Security Specialization
Join the MSIT course and work towards building a career in Cyber Security
The MS Cyber Security program prepares you for a successful career in cyber security. With the rise of Cloud systems and IOT like technologies, cyber-attacks are an everyday occurrence. Cyber security professionals are employed to protect organizations from these cyber threats and are in high demand globally. Each course in the program is project centric and the students get to work on at least 11 minor and one major project throughout the degree.
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Flexible class schedule allows students to work while pursuing the degree
American certified faculties with minimum 5 years of Industry experience
ACCEPT TRANSFER CREDITS AND PRIOR LEARNING ASSESSMENT
Transfer from other universities and utilization of prior learning
With over 70% students from 47 countries
UNIQUE TEACHING PEDAGOGY
Project centric courses to be job ready
Practical education with Harvard Cases, group projects & activities.
Student faculty ratio 15:1
Excellent placements over last few years
Assistance for jobs & Internships.
MSIT in Cyber Security Course Details
The goal of this program is to provide a professionally guided advanced education in Cyber security that prepares graduates to transition into a broad range of career options: industry, government, further research, consulting and professional education. At the end of the program, one should be able to:
- Analyze and evaluate the cyber security needs of an organization.
- Conduct a cyber security risk assessment.
- Measure the performance and troubleshoot cyber security systems.
- Implement cyber security solutions.
- Be able to use cyber security, information assurance, and cyber/computer forensics software/tools.
- Identify the key cyber security vendors in the marketplace.
- Design and develop a security architecture for an organization.
- Design operational and strategic cyber security strategies and policies.
(12 Total courses x 4.5 credit hours = 54 credit hours)
12 Core courses x 4.5 credit hours each = 54 credit hours
||Cyber Security Capstone
||Current Topics in Cyber Security I
||Global Issues in Cyber Security
||Cyber Security Prevention and Protection
||Strategies in Cyber Conflict
||Culture of Security
||Cyber Law and Compliance
||Auditing and Incident Response
CIS 595 Cyber Security Capstone
The capstone course provides an opportunity to showcase projects and experiences in the field. During the process of designing an e-portfolio, students enhance their resume, interviewing skills, and highlight experiences. Prerequisite: Approval of the advisor.
CIS 596 Current Topics in Cyber Security I
The course investigates emerging security threats and countermeasures in network and computing technologies, including wireless networks, computer-controlled physical systems, mobile technology, new technologies, and social networks.
CIS 600 Ethical Hacking
This course investigates attackers’ tactics and strategies to better understand possible vulnerabilities and intrusions. Students engage in virtual labs on penetration testing and respond to vulnerabilities and intrusions through ethical hacking techniques, actually carrying out reconnaissance, launching an attack, and evaluating the results.
CIS 610 Global Issues in Cyber Security
This course focuses on the global nature of cyber security. It investigates the cultural and human factor of global security, how cultural differences can hinder cooperation, and the need for agreements and policies that allow for a movement from a culture of fear to a culture of awareness and cooperation. Specific cases in global cyber security, cyber threats, and cybercrime are addressed.
CIS 630 Security Analytics
This course focuses on the methodology to conduct cyber security risk assessments, analysis, and response. This includes identifying, classifying, and analysing cyber threats and vulnerabilities in cyber and physical systems. Students conduct analysis in virtual labs, and create risk mitigation or response plans.
CIS 700 Cyber Security Prevention and Protection
This course focuses on theoretical and practical strategies for protecting against cyber-attacks. It provides opportunities through virtual labs for students to engage in intrusion detection and network defense.
CIS 705 Strategies in Cyber Conflict
This course focuses on cyber conflict from a strategic perspective, including the concepts of cyber-deterrence and the offensive and defensive levels of response. It equips students with the tools necessary to recognize emerging cyber-attacks and design strategic plans to address the threats. Anything connected to the Internet is vulnerable. Cyber-attacks will precede any conventional warfare. Therefore emerging cyber warfare threats are introduced along with strategies to deceive, confine, and neutralize the offender.
CIS 710 Culture of Security
This course focuses on the organizational culture of security. People are not what have changed, but technology has. Where individuals are not grounded in a culture of security, there is potential for improper actions that can lead to cyber security threats. The course investigates the human
aspects in cyber security including the psychology of security, hacker culture, and how organizations can develop a culture where everyone is aware and actively engaged in security.
CIS 715 Physical Security
This course focuses on the physical security of an organization, including threats, vulnerabilities, and controls. Social Engineering is a critical factor in physical security that is investigated.
SOF 685 Digital Forensics
This course provides an in-depth investigation of practice of digital forensics. This includes computer forensics, network forensics, mobile forensics, and other types and modes of computer-facilitated attacks. Students carry out securing the scene and initial mining for evidence.
SOF 701 Cyber Law and Compliance
This course introduces the student to the essential aspects of information security and the law. The course investigates privacy laws, intellectual property laws, information technology regulations and compliance, as well as
In this program area,students benefit from the opportunity to apply the skills learned in the classroom in a real world environment. Students may incorporate cooperative education courses throughout the program instead of waiting until program completion. These courses are in addition to the program outline
Each course is 4.5 Credits each
Bachelors degree comprises of 40 courses
( 180 Total credits)
* Bachelors Fee Per Credit = Rs. 6952
* Registration Fee = Rs. 45400
* Subject to annual increase
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