Data Security & Cyber
The huge quantities of information stored digitally have become increasingly susceptible targets to cyber-attacks, threatening national security, as well as the privacy of individuals and businesses in both the private and public sectors. A further complication is the continuously changing nature of these attacks that results from the constant competition between hackers, who try to attack and compromise computers, and cybersecurity specialists, whose job is to defend from such attacks.
As a student specializing in Cyber and Information Security, you will learn about the architecture of computer systems and communication networks and their vulnerabilities. You will also learn to recognize the various types of cyber-attacks and their consequences, from both a management and an ethical perspective, and howto build a strong defense mechanisms for protecting digital assets from different types of attacks.