Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

New Programme: Master of Science in Cybersecurity

MSc CyberSec

Admission to Master of Science in Cybersecurity (Sept 2021/2022)
School of Computing is looking forward to reviewing your application for admission to our Master
of Science in Cybersecurity programme.
Contact Dr. Norliza Katuk (
“The number of unfilled cybersecurity jobs is expected to grow by 350 percent, from one million
positions in 2013 to 3.5 million in 2021.” Source: Cybersecurity Ventures (2020). Cybersecurity Talent
Crunch to Create 3.5 Million Unfilled Jobs Globally By 2021.
“The Covid-19 pandemic has also shown those who are willing to embrace diverse skills will remain
relevant. Research done by LinkedIn suggests that professionals with digital skill sets find themselves
at an advantage in seeking employment in several fields. About 70% of South-East Asia is now online
and demand for workers with tech skills will remain, from specialised engineers, to cybersecurity talent
and data analysts.” Source: The Star (February 15, 2021). Jobs in demand.
“Cybersecurity as a cornerstone - As digitization increases steadily across the globe, there are
consequent security concerns about the possibility of cyber-attacks. With new technologies shaping
how data is collected, shared, and stored, the landscape of cybersecurity will continue to change as
new threats emerge.” Source: World Economic Forum (April 2021). Technology Futures: Projecting the
Possible, Navigating What’s Next INSIGHT REPORT APRIL 2021.

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