This postgraduate course is delivered by Cranfield University on behalf of Technology School, Defence Academy.
The course will focus on responses to serious, present and emerging threats in the information domain and will enable you to gain an organisational view of cyber, the domain, the drivers and constraints.
Whilst a technical understanding is of value, the course is designed to ensure that the bigger, contextual, aspects of cyber is understood thereby enabling decision making in relation to cyber to be undertaken within an organisation. The course will also evaluate the impact of cyber on control systems, leadership and decision making in the command and control environment.
This course is suitable if you work within a corporate and critical information function and are one or more of the following:
- managers who need to understand information risk and respond to cyber threats
- technicians who wish to understand the operational and business context
- procurement staff commissioning critical or sensitive projects
- policy and planning staff interested in computer network and security operations
- personnel interested in social media and associated concepts such as cyber mobilization
- those charged with accreditation and assessment of security measures
This course has one intake per year: Mon 1 Oct 18.
Keeping courses up-to-date and current requires constant innovation and change. The modules currently offered in connection with this MSc reflect the needs of our business however they may change or be withdrawn due to research developments, legislation changes or for a variety of other reasons, depending on the year of entry. Changes may also be designed to improve the student learning experience or to respond to feedback from students, external examiners, accreditation bodies and industrial advisory panels.