We make Cybersecurity work.
From ransomware to phishing schemes cybersecurity threats are the greatest challenge to information technology in the digital age. Channel your curiosity and passion for technology to become a cybersecurity professional. This MS program will prepare you to enter the workforce in the rapidly advancing field of cybersecurity, to enable you to address the security challenges and risks that industries encounters daily. Cybersecurity is a multidisciplinary area: it is a combination of information technology, computing, and engineering. This program will provide a solid, comprehensive background in the related topics of cybersecurity engineering and their applications.
Purdue Cybersecurity program from Indianapolis
You are learning from a recognized cybersecurity education provider. The MS in Cybersecurity and Trusted Systems program is part of the National Security Agency (NSA) National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education and in Information Assurance Research (CAE/IAE and CAE/R). You will be part of a Purdue graduate program, which consistently ranks in the top cybersecurity programs among universities. Students become a student member of the Purdue CERIAS center and will have the opportunity to work as research assistants in NSF-funded research and education projects.
The location of this MS program offers many opportunities. Indianapolis area has seen the growth of Cybersecurity and Information Assurance related companies in recent years. In addition to the existing big healthcare-related companies such as Lilly and Anthem, there have been more technological oriented companies expanding in the central Indiana region (e.g., Genesys, Salesforce, Infosys etc.) and a variety of startups as well. All of these companies will need to hire workers with knowledge intensive cybersecurity skill sets. Moreover, concerns of security are no longer limited to IT related companies; the need to monitor and adhere to good cybersecurity principles is pervasive not just in IT, but engineering, health, automotive, manufacturing, etc. sectors.
Why MS in Cybersecurity?