Sunday, 3 August 2014

UK's GCHQ certifies Master's Degrees in Cyber Security

This marks another significant step in the development of the UK’s knowledge, skills and capability in all fields of Cyber Security as part of the National Cyber Security Programme.
The National Cyber Security Strategy recognises education as key to the development of Cyber Security skills and, earlier in the year, UK universities were invited to submit their Cyber Security Master’s degrees for certification against GCHQ’s stringent criteria for a broad foundation in Cyber Security.

Full certified status:
  • Edinburgh Napier University - Degree - MSc in Advanced Security and Digital Forensics
  • Lancaster University - Degree - MSc in Cyber Security
  • University of Oxford - Degree - MSc in Software and Systems Security
  • Royal Holloway, University of London - Degree - MSc in Information Security
Provisional certified status:
  • Cranfield University - Degree - MSc in Cyber Defence and Information Assurance
  • University of Surrey - Degree - MSc in Information Security