There are many reasons why Cyber Security is fast becoming one of the most important aspects of Computing. The monetary value of data has led to an increase in cyber-crime, meaning computing professionals with Cyber Security knowledge and expertise are in high-demand. This course aims to prepare you for an exciting and impactful career in this area of the Computing industry.
Web-based systems are particularly vulnerable to malicious attacks due to the ability to connect remotely. Industry needs computing professionals who have both technical expertise to deliver new effective solutions for end-users, but also those with Cyber Security knowledge to reduce the likelihood of solutions being compromised.
This course aims to provide you with skills and experience to help you develop new web-based technological solutions for organisations. This involves looking at web, desktop, and mobile-based solutions. In addition, you will be taught how to analyse cyber-security risks and how to take necessary steps to mitigate. This will involve looking at aspects of cryptography for data security, biometrics for access control, and mechanisms to identify and test vulnerabilities.
In your third year you will also get the opportunity to undertake a work placement where it will be an excellent opportunity to put your new knowledge and skills into action.
Award: BSc Professional Qualification 3 Years Full Time Taught in English