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MSc Cyber Security and Pen Testing

Middlesex University
Cyber Security

Network security is a rapidly evolving sector of industry. The MSc Cyber Security and Pen Testing programme is designed to meet the demands imposed by the changing corporate needs in networking and the concurrent challenges in network security. Security extends beyond the technical sphere of activity to include strategic, organisational and managerial remits across the enterprise. Developing policies, strategies and working plans to address network security, minimise security breaches incidence, mitigate its damage and shorten recovery time are essential elements for the enterprise.

Graduates of the programme will be equipped with professional and employable skills and attributes such as:

  • rigorous technical cyber security and penetration testing skills.
  • wired and wireless network attack processes, advanced hacking techniques and defensive measures.
  • the ability to ability to apply, to critically analyse, to synthesize, to evaluate models, architectures, methods,¬†¬†solutions for network and computer security.
  • the ability to deploy and manage security solution projects.
  • and the ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams.