Information security

During study at the university, students learn how to secure information in modern information and telecommunication systems.

They are taught:

  • how to protect personal computers and networks from viruses, Trojan horses, worms and other malware programs,
  • how to stop hackers trying to get access to financial, commercial, personal and other restricted information, building of secure and reliable servers and networks.

Students learn different encryption, digital signatures and other cryptographic methods, obtaining knowledge on best ciphers all over the world. Besides it, they master technologies for protection from hidden radiomicrophones and videocameras at government and commercial offices, remote information gathering via infrared lasers, powerfull antennas and other modern tools of technical intelligence. Students study mobile phones security and are able to estimate the level of trust to different types of wireless networks with the chosen set of tools. Additionally, students study international requirements and standards for information security systems.

Entry requirements

It is expected that a Bachelor Degree applicant has the secondary school certificate (see Admission Procedure). Any student, holding Bachelor of Science in Security of Information and Communication Systems can be admitted to Master Programs (see Admission Procedure).

The duration of undergraduate programs is four years. The Master Degree Programs’ duration is 1 year, 1.5 or 2 years after Bachelor degree Program in KNURE. The duration of master programs depends on student’s choice.

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