As the use of information systems is now widespread in the lives of individuals, business and society, the security of computer systems is increasingly important.
The significance of information security and the demand for relevant skills has been emphasised recently by high-profile incidents concerning the privacy of personal data and security of financial information.
This specialist Computer Systems Security masters focuses on the technical aspects of computer systems security and systems administration, including penetration testing. It benefits from close alignment to the Tiger Scheme, a GCHQ recognised penetration testing scheme run by the University.
You will be taught by an internationally recognised team from the department's Cybersecurity Research Group, and external speakers contribute to delivering the latest expertise and developments.