Full-Time MBA Concentration in Cyber Security
While the Internet has provided global connectivity, it has exposed companies to external threats Firms continue to lose billions of dollars collectively to threats of cyber-attacks from around the world. To minimize loss due to security breaches, organizations need people to manage the security of their information. As information systems and networks become more complex, security management becomes more difficult. Consequently, organizations have a large demand for professionals with the ability to combine business and information security knowledge.
The Cyber Security concentration is designed to train the next generation of professionals to understand the vulnerabilities and exploits in information systems available to cyber attackers. Students learn how to identify organizational vulnerabilities, understand threats, analyze risks, and select controls to mitigate risks. They also learn how to implement security in organizations, respond when incidents occur, and design systems to prevent cyber-attacks.
The specialization courses are designed to ensure that students have sufficient background in both managing risks and analyzing security incidents. Beyond the core MBA courses, Information Security students will take courses in:
- Introduction to Information and Cyber Security
- Information Security Risk Assessment
- Cyber Incident Analysis
- Information Security Policies or Security implementation
The School of Business has a long-standing special relationship with the “Big 4” accounting firms: Deloitte, EY (Ernst & Young), KPMG, and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). These four, as well as a host of other companies and organizations are massively hiring for positions in cyber security, governance, risk and compliance, information security consulting, forensics, regulatory compliance. The School of Business is dedicated to working with students to achieve 100% placement for its MBA students.