This programme enables you to develop skills and knowledge in Cybersecurity. Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks or Cyberattacks. This programme will enable you to prepare a higher level of entrepreneurial and cognitive skills beyond knowledge and understanding and gain hands-on experience configuring various security solutions.
A programme designed in consultation with industry partners and experts
The programme is designed in consultation with industry partners specialising in cybersecurity and experienced external examiners, providing students with the knowledge and skills highly desired by industry demands.
Graduates will be equipped with experience in the commercial side in addition to the “hands-on” ICT and cybersecurity skills with certified certification (i.e. Certified Ethical Hacking). In addition, the Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) in Cyber Security is in line with the requirements of Malaysia Qualifications Agency (MQA). The programme is a continuous collaboration and development with professional certification bodies in Cyber Security fields to ensure our graduates are well equipped with skills and experiences to face any challenges faced by industries.
Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks. Cyberattacks are usually aimed at accessing, changing, or destroying sensitive information; extorting money from users; or interrupting normal business processes. In today’s connected world, the proliferation of cyberattacks is causing increasing damage to companies, governments, and individuals. Implementing effective cybersecurity is particularly challenging today because there are more devices than people, and attackers are becoming more innovative. Cybersecurity expert is very much needed to investigate new and emerging threats and cyber-attack strategies. Their work makes the Internet safer for everyone, such as revealing new vulnerabilities, educating the public on the importance of cybersecurity, and strengthening open source tools.
On completion of the programme, students will have the skills suitable for a wide range of careers concerned with IT and cybersecurity, in various sectors. Career opportunity includes; Network and Computer Systems Administrators, Computer Systems Analysts, Operations Research Analysts, Information Security Officer, Software Developers, Computer Forensic Engineer, Cryptographer, Penetration tester, Security analyst, Security software developer, and Security code auditor.