Comments about Computer Forensics and Systems Security, MSc - At the institution - Greenwich - Greater London
It covers relevant skills, software and hardware technologies as well as more theoretical studies that underpin everyday practice. It will ensure that students have a basic understanding of the legal, regulatory requirements, and international standards requirements, pertaining to computer security in different nations.
This programme is suitable for both the newcomer to computer security and computer forensics and the practitioner who wishes to further their skills.
Computer Forensics and Systems Security, MSc
Students will gain knowledge of computer crime, police and forensic methods, and the legal requirements for collecting evidence. Students will be able to administer and configure business-critical distributed applications. They will also gain an understanding of the threats to the networks and servers of businesses.
There will be hands-on training in current Forensic tools, as used by the police, e.g. EnCase, FTK, WinHex, etc. Students will therefore be able to contribute quickly to the well-being of corporate IT and informational assets.
* Network Security
* Computer Crime and Forensics
* Information, Security and Control
* Operating System and Application Server Security
* Project and Dissertation - A substantial individual project on a topic chosen by the student, in the field of security
Four chosen from:
* Audit and Security
* Computer Security and Risk Management
* E-Business Applications
* Network Management
* Web Engineering
* Software Engineering Management
* Enterprise Software Engineering Development
Careers in computer security and systems security
A good first degree in computer science, information systems or computing-related subject. Those who have substantial commercial or industrial experience but lack formal qualifications should seek an interview with the programme leader.