Concentration in Software, Web and Computer Security

The graduate concentration in software, web and computer security advances your career in secure programming, design and development of highly secure systems for computing.

Preparing You For Success

The software, web and computer security concentration, available for both computer science and computer information systems degrees, strengthens your understanding of cryptography, network, systems, web and software security. Courses show you how to enforce data confidentiality and integrity, as well as system availability and intruder exclusion.

Making Your Mark

Software, web and computer security concentrations are valuable in many technology settings. Recent graduates have found careers in in security at Caterpillar, J.P. Morgan Chase, Zurich North American Insurance and other financial institutions.

Concentration Requirements

Required Courses - 9 hrs.

  • CIS 515: Applied Cryptography - 3 hrs.
  • CIS 535: Computer Networks and System Security - 3 hrs.
  • CIS 595: Software and Web Applications Security - 3 hrs.