Cyber Security in the Computer Science Masters Degree Program
The Computer Science Computer Security Track offers a comprehensive educational package covering the concepts, issues, theories, and technologies that affect the secure processing, transference, and storage of digital information. Track courses begin with foundational cybersecurity topics, then progress to more in-depth coverage of such specialized areas as: Cyber Operations, Information System Security Engineering, Certification and Accreditation, Secure Networks, Secure System Design, and formal methods.
Through the efforts of CISR, NPS has been certified by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security as a
- National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD), and a
- National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Reserach (CAE-R), and
by the NSA as a
- National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO),
largely as a result of the curriculum provided in this track. The Computer Security Track is supported by CISR.
CISR - The Center for Information Systems Security Studies and Research