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The Master’s in Cyber Security Management offered by IU is designed to help you train in all the skills that you will need to protect data and ensure top security measures for systems that are implemented by companies worldwide. The program offers an M.Sc. degree in Cyber Security Management with 24 months of online learning.
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About the Program
IU’s Master’s in Cyber Security Management is in line with German and European standards and is designed to help learners specialize in securing infrastructures against attacks, malware, or risks with the help of statistical and digital forensic methods.
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The International University of Applied Sciences (IU) is an educational institution that offers an environment of motivation, innovation, and excellence. The university places a strong focus on the quality of its courses and faculty, along with a determination to provide excellent services. Its flexible study programs are designed to suit your professional goals.
Key achievements of IU:
Upon the completion of this program, you will:
You will get to work in one of the strongest economies in the world with the 4th highest GDP and 94% employment rate.
You will gain exposure to the German corporate world and global network.
There is a high chance of getting Permanent Residence (PR) in Germany.
Germany has an affordable cost of living.
The average salary in Germany after completion of the course is ₹4,500,000 p.a.
Cyber Security and Data Protection
Cyber Risk Assessment and Management
1.2 Integral transformations
1.3 Vector algebra
1.4 Vector calculus
1.5 Matrices and vector spaces
1.6 Information theory
2.1 Data protection and privacy
2.2 Cyber security building blocks
2.3 Cyber security management
2.4 Cryptography concepts
2.5 Cryptography applications
3.1 IT Governance: Motivation and Challenges
3.2 COBIT Framework
3.3 IT Compliance
3.4 IT basic protection according to BSI IT law
4.1 Social science and research paradigms
4.2 Case study research
4.3 Specific topics of qualitative research
4.4 Advanced issues of qualitative research conceptualization and data analysis
4.5 Underlying assumptions of quantitative research: concepts and consequences
4.6 Evaluation research
The seminar covers different advanced topics regarding cyber security. Each participant must prepare a research essay on a topic assigned to them.
6.1 Symmetric and asymmetric cryptosystems
6.4 Cryptology in the internet
7.1 Organizational IT Risk Management
7.2 Measuring the Cyber Threat
7.3 Threat Modeling
7.4 Standardization and Compliance
7.5 Risk Assessment
7.6 The Cyber-Resilient Organization
8.1 Basics of software development
8.2 Data formats and coding
8.3 Firmware and operating systems
8.4 Classification and application areas of desktop applications
8.6 Application-specific software systems in the company
8.7 Ergonomic aspects of computer workstation design and human-machine interaction
9.1 Computer Arithmetics
9.2 Integrated Circuits
9.3 Storage systems
9.4 Input/output systems
9.5 Fundamentals of data transmission
9.6 Computer networks
9.7 Server and data centers
10.1 Operating systems
10.5 Cyber attacks
11.1 Cryptographic protocols
11.2 Network security controls
11.3 Application layer security issues
11.4 Wireless security
11.5 Intrusion detection and prevention
12.1 Algorithms and Data Structures
12.2 Formal Languages and Automata Theory
12.3 Computability, Decidability and Complexity
12.5 Algorithm and Program Verification
12,6 Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
The application is free and takes only 5 minutes to complete.
Over 20+ live interactive sessions with an industry expert to gain knowledge and experience on how to build skills that are expected by hiring managers. These will be guided sessions and that will help you stay on track with your up skilling objective.
Get assistance in creating a world-class resume & Linkedin Profile from our career services team and learn how to grab the attention of the hiring manager at profile shortlisting stage
Students will go through a number of mock interviews conducted by technical experts who will then offer tips and constructive feedback for reference and improvement.
Attend one-on-one sessions with career mentors on how to develop the required skills and attitude to secure a dream job based on a learners’ educational background, past experience, and future career aspirations.
Guaranteed 3 job interviews upon submission of projects and assignments. Get interviewed by our 400+ hiring partners.
Exclusive access to our dedicated job portal and apply for jobs. More than 400 hiring partners’ including top start-ups and product companies hiring our learners. Mentored support on job search and relevant jobs for your career growth.
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Although there is no specific prerequisite for this Degree Program, IU Germany might assign you certain pre-requisite courses based on your past education qualification.
These courses will help you build the required foundation for you to master all the knowledge before the 1 year degree program starts. The duration and quantity of such courses may vary from student to student based on their profile, domain expertise, work experience and graduation degree.
No, you cannot skip the pre-requisite course(s) provided by IU.
This program will help you master the basics of modern operating systems, get you familiar with distributed applications in the cloud, and help you master the methods of software forensics and data analysis. This is a practice-oriented learning program for cyber security management, where you will learn how to skillfully detect cyberthreats and demonstrate leadership potential. After you complete this Master’s in Cyber Security Management, you will get an M.Sc. degree from IU.
For admission to this Master’s degree program, candidates must have:
Following is the admission process for this Master’s program by IU:
As a part of this Master’s in Cyber Security Management degree program, you will receive:
After successful completion of this Master’s in Cyber Security Management program, you will receive an M.Sc. degree from IU.
While IELTS is not mandatory, you will be asked to produce proof of your English language skills if it is not your native language, or you didn’t graduate from an English-speaking school/university. IU will conduct an English test to check your proficiency in the English language at no cost. A fair understanding of English is mandatory as the complete degree program is delivered in the English language.
IU, Germany believes in small class sizes, typically consisting of 30 students. This makes it easier for students to receive the attention they need during learning. IU’s well-established career center helps students in getting jobs. 94% of IU graduates receive job offers within 6 months of completion of the program.
No. Knowing German is not mandatory, but it is, of course, advisable if you are planning to work there after the degree program. We offer free German classes that you can sign up for.
You will have to give at least 13 hours to learning per week to be able to graduate from the online program.
Through our peer-to-peer chat, you can post your questions and your peers, faculty, and teaching assistants will get back to you within 24 hours. Additionally, there are regular Q&A sessions with faculty that take place during online classes to clarify any conceptual doubts. You will also have fortnightly sessions with industry experts.
Germany is known to have the lowest unemployment rate across Europe. According to the German industry bodies, there are over 100,000 vacancies for IT jobs there. Germany is looking for skilled immigrants to take up jobs there.
You can opt for a part-time job till the time you find a full-time placement in Germany. Students are allowed to work 20 hours per week or 120 full days of part-time work during one year. Germany typically pays around 10 Euros per hour, which adds up to 220 Euros per week.
As proof of funds to support yourself in Germany, you will be asked to deposit 10332 Euros in a blocked German bank account before applying for a Visa. You can withdraw the amount once you reach Germany to support your monthly expenses. However, keep in mind that your actual expenses may vary depending on your lifestyle.
We will assist you during your job application process after the completion of your degree program with the help of our multiple hiring partners in Germany.
The European Credit Transfer System or ECTS is the measure that compares learning achievements and helps students easily transfer credits from one higher education institution to another.
There are over 8,200 Security Engineer jobs, over 1,500 Security Analyst jobs, over 1,800 Security Architect positions, over 10,700 Security Software Developer jobs, and other similar roles available in Germany as per LinkedIn.
If anyone withdraws their application after the payment has been made, the operation cost incurred will not be refundable.
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