Chair  Khulood Mohammad Abu-Maria

Vision :

Towards a competitive department in the academic programs of science and information technology, scientific research, and community service.

Mission :

Fulfilling the needs of the labor market of professionals and qualified technical expertise, capable of development and innovation in cybersecurity program, directing the scientific research process to serve the local and regional community, developing teaching and learning methods, focusing on the priorities of national scientific research, selecting qualified and experienced academic personnel, and implementing competitiveness and quality assurance standards.

Objectives :

  • Improving the educational process and developing it, and adopting the educational plans that meet the needs of the community within the standards of accreditation and quality.
  • Adoption of interaction, integration, and specialization in producing experts capable and qualified in the fields of computer information systems.
  • Motivating students and supporting them to learn, excel, research, produce, work as a team, and contribute to constructive interaction with the community.
  • Encouraging scientific research and supporting scientific and practical studies in various fields in computer information systems.
  • Using and developing e-learning, developing teaching aids and methods, focusing on education technology resources, and adopting state-of-the-art references and equipment.
  • Optimizing the use of educational process supporting materials, and working on developing and increasing them to serve the current and future objectives of the department.
  • Creative and integrated linking between the administrative staff and the academic staff to serve the educational process of the department .

About the Department :   

The department was established in 2020 and it includes specialized laborites in each of the following fields: Networks and Security, Digital Forensic, Information Security and Penetration Testing, and Networks Operating Systems.

The department aims to prepare specialized cadres in Information Security and Penetration. In addition to the knowledge of the basics of Computer Science and Networks by acquiring practical experience in Network Security, Encryption, Cloud Security, Incident Response, Risk Management, Ethical Hacking, and Penetration Testing. To fill the need of the national, regional, and global market with specialized graduate in Information Security through a dynamic program that addresses today`s pressing challenges.

Cyber Security is an applied specialization, which increases the opportunity for the student with actual practical application, which in turn leads to an increase in the student`s experience and excellence in this field. The specialization is that Computer Networks and Information Security are combined with a focus on methods and techniques of protecting information and its security, whether on the network or within a computer