Master of Science Degree in Information Technology Specialising in Cyber Security is identified ascyc a key global issue facing government, business and individuals.
The widespread use and dependence on online services brings about new challenges of ensuring our digital economy remains secure, resilient and trusted. Increasing vulnerability witnessed by the intensity of malicious cyber activities taking place has led to the urgent need for specialists in the field.
There is currently a demand for graduates with the knowledge and skills required to develop and maintain a secure computing infrastructure, handle and address cyber security threats and manage data access in a distributed network.
Candidates applying for the Master of Science Degree or Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology Specializing in Cyber Security shall have one of the following qualifications
A Bachelor of Science Honors Degree in Information Technology of the SLIIT.
A Bachelor of Science Honors Degree in Computer Science/ Information Technology/Software Engineering from a recognized University in Sri Lanka.
A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized University/Institute as approved by the SLIIT with relevant experience, where necessary.
Membership of a recognized professional institute in a relevant field as approved by SLIIT with relevant experience, where necessary.