Goal of the Programme
The main goal of the programme is to provide students with an in-depth understanding and technical knowledge of how information security functions in an organisation and digital forensics tools. In the process of learning, students interact with IT forensics tools and get tested on real life situations. The programme is aimed at providing students with a combination of knowledge, hands-on experience, and application of theory to computer security. The program keeps pace with changing technology and related business practices by offering courses in areas such as systems analysis, Web applications, several programming languages, computer forensics, data warehouse, cloud computing, security laws and graphical user interface design. The curriculum emphasizes quantitative and communications skills as well as providing a foundation in technology security and business environments. The graduates are expected to qualify for employment as entry-level computer software applications engineers, computer and information systems managers, computer systems analysts, network systems professionals and computer systems software engineers, computer/IT security expert, data security, information security.
Minimum Admission Requirement
KCSE mean grade of C+ (plus) with C (plain) in Mathematics; OR Diploma in Computer Science /Information Technology or its equivalent with credit pass.
Expected Learning Outcomes
At the end of the program, a graduate of computer security and forensics should have skills to perform the following tasks:
- Safe utilization of all technological tools for society development.
- Offer training, end user support and consultancy services on computer security & forensics.
- Develop customized home grown computer security & data security solutions.
- Manage the technological tools concerned the security issues.