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  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Department: Department of Computer Science
  • Degree Programs: B.S. Cybersecurity
  • Key Contact: George K. Thiruvathukal, Professor of Computer Science, Director of CS Department Computing
  • Research Areas: Data Structure, Computer Systems, Intrusion Detection and Computer Security, Network Security, Ethical Issues in Computing
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Program Overview:

This new major grows out of the enormous importance of network computing and the major challenges to security that these networks pose. Students examine the architecture, properties, management and performance of both wired and wireless networks, including how to keep them reliable and secure. Students gain the talents and skills necessary for success in today’s organizations according to current industry practices: planning, designing, implementing and administering voice and data communication networks; assessing and implementing the communication and security requirements of an organization in the form of a secure communication infrastructure; and functioning as an effective member of a network and security services division in an organization.