The Master of Science program in Security and Information Assurance (MS.SIA) is conceived, thought, and formulated as an answer to the increasing trend of cyber attacks in the field of information exchange across the networks. The area of Security and Information Assurance has become one of the largest concerns today. As such, universities as well as research institutions are working on establishing programs and centers designed to increase the number of information-security experts in the work field. This has been complemented by the fact that the demand for the Information Assurance and Security experts is increasing in the kingdom.
The Department of Information and Computer Science offers a Master of Science in “Security & Information Assurance”, a research-oriented program targeting those who may ultimately pursue a doctoral degree in this field.