Master of Information Security at Cyber Security District in Cosenza

The University of Calabria, in collaboration with the Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria, Poste Italiane and GCSEC, has set up two II-level Master's Degrees on Cyber Security dedicated respectively to Information Security, focused on information security governance issues, and Ethical Hacking, more operational and aimed at acquiring skills on key cyber-attack techniques. For each Master will be provided 868 hours of which 368 of classroom /laboratory training and 500 hours of training on the job. Lessons will be delivered on Friday afternoon (2pm to 8pm) and Saturday morning (8am to 2pm) to allow those who work to attend classes. The frequency is compulsory, participants must attend at least 80% of the duration. The Master's will be held at Cyber Security District of Poste Italiane in Cosenza and at laboratories of the University of Calabria in Rende.

Professional profile

The Master intends to create professional figures able to:

  • Define and govern key processes, policies and organizational models of information security;
  • Properly manage the risks and estimate the potential effects of attacks on technological infrastructures and information assets and identify the most appropriate security measures;
  • Ensure compliance with the core regulations and benchmarks for the protection of personal information and corporate information assets.

Target

Graduates in science / economics / law, employees of public and private companies who intend to expand or develop knowledge-based governance skills.

Educational activities:

The training program is structured in 9 Didactic Modules:

Module 1 - Introducing information security;

Module 2 - Fundamentals of network and system security;

Module 3 - Cyber Attack Techniques;

Module 4 - Security Countermeasures;

Module 5 - Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Information Security;

Module 6 - ISO / IEC 27001 Certification;

Module 7 - Governance of Information Security;

Module 8 - Training on the job;

Module 9 -Training on the job.

The main training activities on the job will be carried out by partner companies.

Admissions

Candidates will participate in a selection based on titles and an individual interview aimed at verifying the skills and experience gained and relevance to the information security sector. Only the top 20 will be admitted to the Master.

Candidates interested in participating in the Master's Course should complete and submit the application form that will be publish in the first week of September at the following link:

http://www.unical.it/portale/ateneo/amministrazione/aree/uocsdfpl/sdfpl/postlaurea/master/

Participation fee

The registration fee is € 2.000,00.

Listeners

3 Master listeners can attend the course. The registration fee is € 1.000,00.