Based on the undergraduate degree program in Computer Science at JKU, the Master’s degree program is research-oriented and focuses on today’s advancing and evolving technologies.
The protection of IT systems against internal or external attacks is a strategically important task for planning and operating such systems. Industry and economy require more security experts with a profound knowledge in computer science and especially networks. Important aspects in the application of security measures are the systematic configuration and monitoring of IT infra-structures.
Graduates of this specialization area have broad job opportunities ranging from the design, implementation, and administration of security strategies, the administration of systems, networks, and security policies, the application of cryptography as well as knowledge of the legal environment in the security area.
The profound technical education in this area allows a career in research and development alike.