Enlightened by the importance of cybersecurity domain and the high demand for professionals equipped with security expertise now and in the future, the College of Computer and Information Sciences at Prince Sultan University has launched the Cybersecurity track. The track provides the students with a solid understanding of security technology and organizational management principles and practices, preparing them to make knowledgeable and responsible decisions. The students are prepared for a career that involves design and application of secure and resilient computer hardware and software systems. The track equips the students with necessary technologies and techniques to detect and eliminate vulnerabilities and the safe operation of the Internet of Things, cloud computing, healthcare, computer networks, and wireless communications. The Cybersecurity track is designed to prepare graduates to take relevant certification exams, specifically Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Students in any of the three undergraduate programs offered at CCIS: Computer Science, Information Systems and Software Engineering are eligible to opt for this track.
TRACK OBJECTIVES|LEARNING OUTCOMES
In addition to the IS six learning Outcomes, the Cyber Security track enables students after graduation to apply security principles and practices to maintain operations in the presence of risks and threats.