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Master of Science in Information Security - Technical

Lewis University



The online Master of Science in Information Security - Technical degree program from Lewis University is an excellent online option for those individuals who are looking to gain the knowledge and the skills that are needed for ensuring the safety of any business or government's IT functionality, integrity and data privacy.

Throughout the course of this online information security - technical program, students will work with a number of experts from the IT field in develop the complex knowledge that is needed for working with processing systems, secure operating systems, applications, network security, cryptography, security protocols, and other issues that confront those charged with securing information networks.

Topics that are covered in this online information security degree program, include:

  • Computer Organization
  • Principles of Programming
  • Introduction to Information Security
  • Data Networking
  • Operating Systems and Distributed Systems
  • Intrusion Detection, Response and Recovery
  • Encryption and Authentication Systems
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Security
  • Computer Forensics
  • Operational and Organizational Security
  • Information Security Strategies and Risk Management
  • IT Governance and Compliance
  • Security Assurance Principles
  • Project Management and Information Security
  • Securing Windows
  • Securing Linux
  • Database Management and Security
  • Wireless Security
  • Secure Programming
  • Information Security Project
  • Information Security Certification Prep

Graduates of this of this online degree in information technology will have gained the knowledge that is needed for creating, managing, and problem solving through applying various theories and practices in order to maintain and sure the safety of any organization information.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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