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