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Full-time Master's Priogramme 2015-16

Cyber security increasingly pervades every part of global business and modern society. This course is designed for students wishing to develop a career as a cyber security professional, or to take a leading technical or managerial role in an organisation critically dependent upon data and information communication. Key facts Entry requirements: British Second Class Honours degree or overseas equivalent, usually in Computer Science or Information Technology or a course with a significant component of either. Applicants with a strong interest in the field but without the academic background will be considered through interview. Language requirement: (applies to non-native English speakers) IELTS: 6.5 PTE: 62 Study programme: 10 taught modules – assessed by: ▪ post module assignments (3 ,000 – 4,000 words each) ▪ in-module assessment (additional for some modules) Research project – assessed by: ▪ 20,000 word dissertation ▪ oral examination Core modules: x 8 ▪ Security Architectures and Network Defence ▪ Cryptosystems and Data Protection ▪ Information Risk Management and Governance ▪ Industrial Espionage and Counterfeiting ▪ Digital Forensics, Evidence and Intelligence Including 3 management modules from: ▪ Globalisation and Outsourcing ▪ Financial Analysis and Control Systems ▪ Leadership ▪ Organisations, People and Performance Elective modules: x 2 Two to be chosen from the full module list on pages 34-35 Applications: www.warwick.ac.uk/go/ wmgmasters/entry Contact: wmgmasters@warwick.ac.uk Our Cyber Security modules cover the key technologies required to defend and protect organisational information infrastructures from threats and attacks, as well as important topics relating to the strategic deployment of information security within enterprises. These modules include elements which teach the relevance of security technologies to an enterprise risk management strategy and the economic drivers and considerations which should impact any procurement and risk-based decisions. The course will provide An advanced understanding of managing cyber security within the enterprise. You will be taught the techniques and technologies used in enterprise security architectures and cover key areas of information risk management and network defence. During the course you will learn how to lead and conduct a digital investigation and how to protect a network against attack by deploying the key techniques used by adversaries to infiltrate and hack networks and computer systems. The programme boasts extensive support from industry and around 15-20% of each module is delivered by experts currently working in the forefront of their specialisation. Guest lectures come from a wide range of companies including HP, Mozilla, IBM, Kaspersky, Nettitude, Telefonica to name but a few. Students will also be prepared in the broad skills required in the broad skills required for effective management and leadership excellence. Project Students will have the opportunity to pursue projects in collaboration with industry in areas spanning both cyber security technologies and management issues, including risk management, security policy, enterprise security cultures, intrusion detection, security architectures, cloud exploitation and procurement strategies, data forensics, privacy, social media and security testing. After you graduate Graduates can expect to go on to work within corporate information; security and technology teams, consultancies, digital investigation, government information-security departments, management tracks in information critical organisations and cyber security related research. MSc Cyber Security and Management (CSM) MSc Cyber Security and Management (CSM) 8 go.warwick.ac.uk/wmgmasters/courses/csm


Full-time Master's Priogramme 2015-16
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