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The Master of Science in Information System Security has been developed with global and local key players in the IT Security industry. The course is designed specifically to prepare participants for the challenging task of identifying and delivering relevant solutions to threats that endanger Information System resources. The MSc. ISS course is delivered via video conferencing and face to face sessions. The classes are conducted by internationally recognised experts and faculty.
The course is ideally suited for Information Security Professionals, Network Administrators and graduates who want to assume leadership positions in the Information Security arena.
What to expect
Focus on both technical and managerial aspects of IT Security.
Benefit from a blend of academic teaching, industry input and practical skills.
Specialise with optional modules such as Software Security, Network Security and Digital Forensics.
Areas of specialization
Digital Forensics – Students focus on the methods used in digital investigation by implementing technical security mechanisms to protect the confidentiality, integrity and accessibility of critical data.
Network Security – Students examine the dimensions of providing security in terms networks architecture, network infrastructure and network traffic.
Software Security – Students learn the various facets of enhancing security in terms of Information Systems, operating systems and applications, both software and hardware.
Mode of delivery
MSc. ISS is a two (2) year program divided into seven (7) modules (offered on a part – time basis – classes run from 5.30 pm – 8.30 pm EAT on an average of 5 units per module).
In addition, the applicant must have obtained the minimum university entry requirement i.e. scored at least a C+ in their KCSE (or its equivalent)
NOTE: If the certificate you obtained in your country is not mentioned above, please message the “Course Contacts”and they will be able to answer all your questions.
HOW TO APPLY:
Dully filled in Graduate Application Form (Download the form here).
NB: Certified copies: Please note the copies of the certificates and transcripts should be certified by the awarding institution or by an advocate of the high court.
Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Chief Information Security Officer
– Information Security Architect
– Information Security Analyst
– Incident Responder
– Network Security Engineer
– Forensic Analyst
– Penetration Tester
– Malware Analyst
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Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students = 704,250 KES
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