The master’s degree is an advanced program that teaches its students about the dangers faced by software, embedded systems, cloud computing etc. They are taught how to identify the threats and then fight them accordingly. Engineers are taught to design secure systems. They are also taught to ensure network and computer security.
The main topics which are covered are malware detection and analysis, cryptograph and its applications, image protection and biometric techniques. Career options including cybersecurity consultants, information security specialists,and digital forensics professions.