Postgraduate Degree in Security in Computer Systems and CommunicationsEURECOM
Post Master's Degree in Security in Computer Systems and Communications
The goal of the Post Master's degree is to provide advanced skills and a cutting-edge experience in a wide range of Digital Security applications. The strength of the program relies on a multi-faceted approach dealing with key fields of security applications: Security of Software, Embedded Systems, Cloud computing, Data, IoT, Networks, and Communications.
With the fast development of computer and communication systems in our private and professional life, today have come fraud and malevolence in various forms. Attacks are routinely ranging from simple computer nuisances to cybercrime and threats to critical infrastructure. In the past decades' technical means to counter these attacks have experienced a tremendous growth and the birth of entirely new fields:
- The large-scale use of cryptography by the general public,
- Software, operating system, and network security,
- Secure Internet transactions,
- Security of mobile and wireless communications,
- Rights management and protection of multimedia content.
The Post Master's degree offers the necessary technical knowledge for engineers responsible for designing secure systems and system administrators responsible for ensuring computer and network security within a company or a public authority.
The following security topics will be covered:
- cryptography and its applications
- malware detection and analysis
- specific mechanisms for the protection of communications, networks and distributed computer applications
- image protection and biometric techniques
To be eligible, candidates need a Master's degree (minimum 5 years of higher education) or equivalent and a certified B2 level in English. A Master's degree in a relevant field is expected (Computer Science, Applied Mathematics...) with a good foundation in Maths.
EURECOM’s Admission Committee will organize 5 Admission Sessions until June 2019 to assess applications. Please send your application by these dates:
- 14 January 2019
- 01 March 2019
- 01 April 2019
- 02 May 2019
- 07 June 2019
- 12 July 2019 (the 6th session is only opened to students who do not need a French visa)
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Scholarships & funding
EURECOM grant a limited number of partial tuition fee waivers to highly ranked students from renowned universities.
Scholarship applications will only be processed after the corresponding application for Master’s programs has been completed online.
EURECOM's Post Master degrees (in French: "Diplôme d'ingénieur de spécialisation") are State Recognized Degrees, accredited by the CTI (official French accreditation body of engineering studies).
The Post Master obtained the SecNumedu certification by the National Cybersecurity Agency of France (ANSSI)
About this institute
EURECOM is a Graduate school and Research Centre in Digital Science located in the Sophia Antipolis technology park (French Riviera), a major European place for telecommunications activities. It was founded in 1991 in a consortium form [GIE] that allowed EURECOM...
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