BS Cyber Security

As the internet world is excelling at a tremendous rate, there is a surge in online businesses. Every institute, organization, and company is linked with the internet for its work. It is because the internet has become the need of time. Along with the plethora of benefits of the internet, there are risks, threats, and challenges associated with the internet world. To resolve these challenges, a Bachelors in Cyber Security is a 4 years undergraduate program offered by multiple universities in Pakistan and across the globe to cybersecurity challenges. Cyber Security aims at protecting systems, programs, storage devices, and data from illegal exploitation by utilizing processes, methods, and technologies.

Core Courses

  • Vulnerability Assessment & Reverse Engineering
  • Parallel & Distributed Computing
  • Secure Software Design
  • Information Security
  • Operating Systems
  • Technical & Business Writing
  • Computer Organization & Assembly Language
  • Discrete Structures
  • Data Structures
  • Networks & Cyber Security

Eligibility Criteria

  • Intermediate ( Mathematics, ICS, Pre-EngineeringĀ  or equivalent).
  • 50% marks in previous degree.
  • Passing marks in Entry test.

Scope

Cybercrime is increasing day by day at a tremendous rate across the globe and threatening both public and private institutes, companies, organizations, etc. Millions of accounts are hacked every day to get illegal access to personal information, financial information, bank data, and damage to systems, data, and accounts. For this reason, the demand for cybersecurity professionals is increasing at a tremendous rate. Government institutes like police, military, administration, banks, etc., have authorized data and information which ought to be protected for smooth functionality. Moreover, with the emergence of cyber crimes and cyber threats, cybersecurity has become the vital component of every institute, company, and enterprise globally. Hence, the scope of cybersecurity is very high. Large international companies such as Google, IBM, McAfee, Dell, and others recruit skilled and professional cybersecurity personnel. Some of the captivating job opportunities for Cyber Security Professionals are as follows:

  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Forensic Computer Analyst
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Penetration Tester
  • Security Architect
  • IT Security Engineer
  • Security Systems Administrator
  • IT Security Consultant

Universities Offering BS Cyber Security in Pakistan

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