Executive MSc in Information Security

@ CICRA Campus

Moving from an accidental profession, today, Information Security has become a profession of choice amongst those who study information communication technology (ICT). The Executive Master of Science Degree in Information Security is expected to produce skilled and qualified leaders and managers in information security and contribute to the society with an increased and efficient security in information systems and assets.

The degree is also expected to raise the competitiveness of IT professionals. Executive Master of Science in Information Security Degree [Ex-M.Sc. (IS) is awarded by the Asia e University (AeU), Malaysia.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Understand the importance of information security including information security methods, information security risk analysis and, legal and ethical approaches to information security
  • Understand the best practices in security operations management, disaster recovery and business continuity, and incidence response and forensic analysis
  • Understand the approaches for information security in an organization and on the physical security of information assets
  • Acquire an overall understanding of the importance of information system security including data security, database security, network security and computer security
  • Acquire an overall understanding of information governance and insight into information audit
  • Students will learn how to apply information security in to practice with the right processes, tools and techniques, and how to tailor global standards to their unique information security requirements
  • Program will also focus on interpersonal skills including communication, leadership and decision making to ensure it builds excellent leaders in information security

Admission Criteria

  • Degree in IT or professional qualifications equivalent to a degree OR
  • At least 5 years of industry experience in and above 25 years

Course Fee

LKR 198,000

Course Level

Masters / PhD




Computer Security

Contact Details

+94 11 2 596200, +94 11 2 596201


No 1002, 8th Floor , Unity Plaza , Colombo 04

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