CS709 - MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CYBERSECURITY AND DIGITAL FORENSICS

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Programme Description

The program is aimed at professionals working in the field of cybersecurity and digital forensic, who wish to further their education, gain a higher academic qualification and enhance their career prospects. The program offers an education based on key concept and advanced principles required to analyse, design, develop and secure organizational systems and understand current and future technologies.  At the end of the program students are expected to develop professional attitudes and technical skills necessary to progress in the rapidly evolving field of cybersecurity and digital forensics.        

Why is the program so special?

The program embraced and facilitated collaboration with industries such as Malaysian Communicatios and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), Tecforte Sdn.Bhd and NetBytsec Sdn.Bhd.  These mutually beneficial partnerships served the students, lecturers and the companies in providing certification, training, software with support, and produce groundbreaking research. The industry also assists in developing an industrial driven curriculum. 

Who should join this program?

Computer related students

Entry Requirement

Further information, please contact:
Dr Fakariah Hani Hj Mohd Ali
Koordinator Program CS709
Tel: 03-55211105

Course Detail

Sem 1

  • Enterprise Security Architecture
  • Advanced Digital Forensics
  • Cryptography and Security Mechanisms
  • Special Topics in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics
  • Problem Solving Formulation for Information Technology

Sem 2

  • Malware Reverse Engineering
  • Forensic Data Analysis
  • Internet and Network Forensic
  • Research Methods in Computing
  • Elective 1

Sem 3

  • Cyber Security and Risk Management
  • Computing Project
  • Elective 2

Electives

  • Legal Issues and Ethics in Digital Forensics
  • Mobile device and cellular network forensics
  • Information Hiding
  • Incident Response and Handling
  • Advanced Network Security

Duration & Intake

Full Time: 3 - 4 semesters

Part Time: 4 - 8 semesters

Intake: March & September

Accreditation/ Akreditasi