Information technology permeates all aspects of society and has become critical to industry, government, and individual well-being. Securing these vital services and structures and the availability of trustworthy information whenever and wherever it is required has become both an area of intensive research and also of burgeoning commercial activity.
A MSc in Information Security will provide you with the knowledge and theoretical background as well as with the requisite skills and attitudes to succeed in this challenging yet eminent field. The programme offers a wide range of courses, both technical modules and modules dealing with social, legal and management aspects.
The programme has three tracks:
Language of instruction is English.
Major areas of study
Crypthography and security mechanisms
Intrusion detection and prevention
Digital an computational forensics
Wireless communication security
Legal aspects of information security
Organisational and human aspects of information security
The Norwegian Information Security Laboratory consists of professors and scientists widely known for their work in information security.
Testimon - Digital forensics laboratory
The Norwegian Biometrics Laboratory
A large number of research students constitute a challenging environment with outstanding research.
All students have access to up-to-date research laboratories and an excellent working environment.