Information Systems Security
Now is the time to enter the growing field of cybersecurity-a high-demand industry facing a major talent shortage as our society becomes more interconnected. Learn to navigate cybersecurity challenges as you develop technical skills in the information systems security program. By taking part in activities including setting up secure networks, conducting computer forensics analysis, solving security breaches and determining encryption solutions, you'll receive hands-on experience in your coursework. Learn to analyze security needs, provide effective solutions to internal and external threats, and develop an understanding of information security in an organizational context.
Earn your MS in information and communications technology with a concentration in information systems security entirely online or in the evenings on campus through the University of Denver's University College. Coursework has been mapped to the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) standards and the program curriculum aligns with the Common Body of Knowledge for CISSP certification developed by the International Information Systems Security Certifications Consortium (ISC)². Study at a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Education, as designated by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.