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Distance degree programs for Adults & Professionals.

Cyber Security Online - Bachelor's, Master's, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.


Faculty of Computer Science via distance learning


Faculty of Computer Science



Cyber Security via distance learning


This program of cyber security explores how to protect, defend and recover computers, servers, mobile devices, electronic systems, networks and data from malicious attacks. Cyberattacks are an evolving danger to organizations, employees and consumers. Cyber security prevents hackers to access a computer system and misuse personal information, customer’s information, business intel and much more.


Academic Supervisor : Alex Vuginshteyn
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Cyber Security Online via distance learning

Specialist, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctor - Cyber Security.


This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. For example: Conflict Resolution - Criminology - Disaster Management - Environmental Health - Fire Science - Geopolitics & Geostrategy - Meteorology - Military Strategy - Occupational Safety & Health - Security & Emergency Management - Security & Safety Studies .


Specialist - Expert Diploma - Cyber Security Online
Tuition Fee: 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online: 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Cyber Security via distance learning = 42 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from the specialization module.


Bachelor's Degree - Cyber Security Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... Max. 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online: 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Cyber Security via distance learning = 42 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Computer Science from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Security & Emergency Management.


Master's Degree - Cyber Security Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... Max. 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online: 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Cyber Security via distance learning = 42 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Computer Science from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Security & Emergency Management. + 13 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).


Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Cyber Security Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online: 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Cyber Security via distance learning = 42 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Computer Science from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Security & Emergency Management. + 18 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).



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Cyber Security Online

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):

1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credits (30 hours of study).
You may study any subject as an independent online continuing education course. More info...


Internet Technology
This course provides a study of the architecture, utilities, services, and protocols of the Internet and World Wide Web. Topics cover markup languages (e.g. HTML), data location resources (e.g. search engines and agents), web page management, scripting languages, TCP/IP, IP routing and servers, reliability, security, electronic commerce, and virtual worlds.
Academic Supervisor: Javier Fernandez Salgado

Data Communications
This course covers the main concepts and components of data communications particularly modern communication standards, protocol systems and their implementation, and transmission technology. It also examines the principles of complex networks: Open System Interconnection (OSI), Wide Area Networks (WANs), and Local Area Networks (LANs).
Academic Supervisor: Javier Fernandez Salgado

Security & Safety Studies
This course studies the complex and rapidly changing field of security and safety. It assesses risks and threats considering the environment, continuous technological advancements, and new needs concerning enterprise security, risk management, occupational safety, and the protection of citizens.
Academic Supervisor: Wolf Dettmer

Web Administration & Security
This course shows how to administer a network, setup a server for a network and an Internet environment, design and implement cabling for a network, solve troubleshoot network security problems related to e-commerce. Also, it demonstrates how to use networking protocols, TCP/IP architecture, and security essentials to include authentication, encryption, and firewalls.
Academic Supervisor: Javier Fernandez Salgado

Cyberspace Law
This course focuses on the legal issues confronting the participants in Cyberspace. Whether considered as a Virtual Space, the Internet, or simply the Web, Cyberspace embodies a challenging interaction of law, public policy, technology, and market. In the context of cyber culture and technology, this course examines the key contemporary procedural and issues including jurisdiction, governmental regulation of pornography and indecency, privacy, intellectual property, and evolving Internet commerce. It also focuses on the investigation and prosecution of computer crimes.
Academic Supervisor: Margarita Trejo Poison

Security Risk Analysis
This course provides an in-depth examination of risk analysis, security threats, countermeasures, the security planning process, security audits, and associated analytical tools. Managers require an understanding of the nature of the hazards, risks, losses and the incident management measures to be consequently implemented.
Academic Supervisor: Venceslau Cassul

Deep Web
This course of the deep web explains the invisible web made of contents that are not indexed by standard web search-engines. The content of the deep web can be located and accessed by a direct URL or IP address. The dark web is only a small fraction of the deep web, which require specific software, configurations, or authorization to access, and it is often, but not necessarily, used for illegal activities.
Academic Supervisor: Alex Vuginshteyn

Digital Privacy
This course of digital privacy examines the rights of individuals to determine how their digital information is collected and used, to exist freely on the internet, and to choose what types of information they are exposed to. In this context, communication privacy states the right to communicate information digitally with the expectation that those communications are secure and only accessible to the sender's original intended recipient. Digital Privacy encompasses information privacy, communication privacy, and individual privacy.
Academic Supervisor: Alex Vuginshteyn

Telecommunication Networks
This course examines ordinary, single user, point-to-point communication systems and their juxtaposition to those involved in multi-user systems, satellite systems, radio networks, and computer networks. It presents architectures and protocols for telecommunication networks.
Academic Supervisor: Humayun Bakht Dr.

Electronic Payments Systems
This course covers the principles of various methods of online payment transfer and compares their functionality. Topics include electronic money, electronic contracts, micro-payments, authenticity, integrity and reliability of transactions, the encryption and digital signature techniques needed to support electronic cash, and the technologies available to support secure transactions on the Internet.
Academic Supervisor: Humayun Bakht Dr.

E-Commerce Solutions
This course reviews online business and economy environment and strategies. It provides solutions for the online purchasing and selling of different products and services. It explains how to do business electronically and considers the electronic commerce hardware and software requirements as well as the legal issues regarding Internet usage.
Academic Supervisor: Thiyagu Nagaraj

Industrial Protection & Espionage
This course provides a framework for understanding industrial and/or economic espionage and inquires into technological and management approaches to their prevention and detection. It reviews current theories on cyberterrorism and explores the range of responses which organizations may use. The purpose of the course is to teach how to understand and neutralize serious threats to business and its government. It also examines a broad range of computer security issues and computer crime prevention.
Academic Supervisor: Venceslau Cassul

Cyber Security
This course of cyber security studies the options to protect the integrity of a computer’s internet-connected systems, hardware, software and data from cyber-attacks. Cyber security deals with the protection of the hardware and computer architecture, software and application security, network and cloud integrity, and any device connected to the internet.
Academic Supervisor: Alex Vuginshteyn

Data Security & Cryptography
This course explores data communication security techniques and data encryption. It presents encryption, the security of cryptosystems, the authentication of people and systems, signature schemes, access controls, and message integrity. It considers data security advantages and limitations and the added complexities of control in distributed systems and networks.
Academic Supervisor: Abdo Miled Abou Jaoude



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Cyber Security Online via distance learning

Recommended Professional References.

Joining the proper association is the best way to become an updated professional.


Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume en each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides a list of available memberships and professional references from each faculty where some BIU graduates may belong. Contact directly the ones you select. More info...


AEI - Agrupación Innovadora de Ciberseguridad y Tecnologías Avanzadas
ANCITE - Asociación Nacional de Ciberseguridad y Pericia Tecnológica
AP2SI - Associação Portuguesa para a Promoção da Segurança da Informação
CIS - Center for Internet Security
CSA - Cloud Security Alliance
CSFE - Cyber Security Federation
CSI - Cyber Security Intelligence
CSIA - Cyber, Space & Intelligence Association
CSN - Cybercrime Support Network
CyAN - Cybersecurity Advisors Network
ECSO - European Cyber Security Organisation
FFCS - Fédération Française de la Cybersécurité
IACR - International Association for Cryptologic Research
IAPP - International Association of Privacy Professionals
ICMCP - International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals
IMI - Identity Management Institute
ISA - Internet Security Alliance
ISC2 - International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium
ISF - Information Security Forum
ISMS Forum - Asociación Española para el Fomento de la Seguridad de la Información
ISRA - Information Security Research Association
ISSA - Information Systems Security Association
IT-ISAC - The IT Information Sharing and Analysis Center
NCSA - National Cyber Security Alliance
NCSS - National Cybersecurity Society
UK-CSA Cyber Security Association
WiCyS - Women In Cybersecurity
WOCSA - Worldwide Open Cyber Security Association
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Admission requirements - Cyber Security

Specialist - Expert Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.


For official admission status at Bircham distance education university; you need to send in a filled out, dated, and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from the website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to our address. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in a PDF Format. More info...


Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission. More info...


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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education


This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...


Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...


Duration - Cyber Security Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies. More info...


All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.


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Faculty of Computer Science via distance learning

Cyber Security Online

Specialist - Expert Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.


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