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Cybersecurity and Privacy - Cyber Defense

New Jersey Institute of Technology

12 months
Duration
30160 USD/year
30160 USD/year
14448 USD/year
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About

This Cybersecurity and Privacy - Cyber Defense program at New Jersey Institute of Technology is designed for working professionals or students who already have acquired some professional experience.

Overview

The objective of the MS Cybersecurity and Privacy - Cyber Defense option from New Jersey Institute of Technology is to create leaders with strong communication and management skills in addition to the strong technical knowledge in security and privacy of computer systems, networks, and web applications. 

This option is designed for working professionals or students who already have acquired some professional experience.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the difference between the symmetric key and public key cryptography approaches.
  • Select appropriate symmetric and public key cryptography protocols for a given application.
  • Develop an efficient implementation of a cryptographic protocol based on a Discrete Logarithm Problem, RSA (Factoring) Problem or Elliptic Curve Discrete Logarithm Problem.
  • Understand the various models to evaluate the security of computer systems.
  • Interpret security guarantees and assess the level of security provided by a cryptographic protocol.
  • Understand the various security goals for communication over an insecure network.
  • Identify the appropriate types of cryptographic primitives that should be used to achieve each of these goals.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Programming Language Concepts
  • Principles of Operating Systems
  • Programming, Data Structures, and Algorithms
  • Foundations of Computer Science
  • Cryptography and Security
  • Security and Privacy in Computer Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for admission
  • $75 nonrefundable application fee
  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • GRE/TOEFL/GMAT/IELTS/Duolingo results
  • One letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30160 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    30160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30160 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14448 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Newark

935 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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