Secure information is a part of the future
The number of networks and databases are increasing and at the same time new global information systems are used. The security aspects have become more and more important and complicated. The function of cooperation and collaboration and the system for decision making are important when working with security.
Many companies offer their services online and the concept e-services and security risks that exist within this area need to be elucidated. Within the area of marketing, sales and services using the Internet new systems dealing with security issues will be needed. The development of E-services when authorities and citizens communicate over the Internet requires that the authentication systems are safe; new systems must be developed.
The programme is taught in English.
Why should I study Information Security at Luleå University of Technology?
The international focus. The education is international, it is given entirely in English and students from all around the world are studying together in the same "classroom". Most of our students come from Asia and Europe. The programme also takes into account the different continents various standards (NIST, IEC). The student must be able to perform work in their homeland.
Theory and how it applies in reality. We strive to give courses that wovens theories and models together with reality. We have examinations and assignments that are done together with a company or organization. During one of the project courses, students are working totally integrated with company and solve real problems.
The education can get you a job. Many students get jobs after the end of the programme. Some are already working when they take the course, and afterwards they get new leadership roles in their workplace. The possibilities are endless - your workplace can be anywhere in the world.
Not only technology. Information Security is about much more than just technology. The programme is characterized by a socio-technical approach which includes how to handle people, orgnaizations, routines and leadership.
You'll learn more. The programme also includes other related fields, such as Safety, E-Services and Knowledge Management.