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BSc Information Security by SIIMT - Undergraduate Programmes
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BSc Information Security - 4 Years

  • It involves the protection of sensitive data and systems from unauthorized access, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction.
  • It encompasses a range of practices, technologies, and policies designed to safeguard information and ensure data confidentiality, integrity, and availability in various digital environments.
    • SESSION 1
Admission Open – First Week of January
Admission Closes – Last  Week of March
    • SESSION 2
Admission Open – First Week of June
Admission Closes – Last  Week of July
    • Syllabus
    • Admission requirements
      • WASSCE or SSSCE or GBCE or HND or MATURE or GCE or Baccalaureate or Undergraduates or Graduates
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    • Fees –
      • Ghanaian –  GHC 4,200 per semester
      • Non – Ghanaian – $ 800 per semester
    •  Duration – 4 years (8 semesters)
    • Step 1 – Register at campus or To Register Online –  Click Here
    • Step 2 – Pay at least a 50% Course Fee to complete your admission Pay at Campus or Online –  Click here
    • Hostel facilities are available
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    • Our hostels are clean and hygenic 
    • Security Analyst
      • Job Description: Security analysts monitor an organization’s computer systems for security breaches, implement security measures to protect information, and respond to security incidents.
      • Salary: $60,000 – $90,000 per year
    • Network Security Engineer
      • Job Description: Network security engineers design and implement security measures to protect an organization’s computer networks from cyber threats and attacks.
      • Salary: $70,000 – $100,000 per year
    • Penetration Tester (Ethical Hacker)
      • Job Description: Penetration testers simulate cyber attacks to identify vulnerabilities in a system, network, or application, helping organizations strengthen their security.
      • Salary: $80,000 – $120,000 per year
    • Security Consultant
      • Job Description: Security consultants provide expert advice to organizations on how to enhance their overall security posture, conduct risk assessments, and develop security strategies.
      • Salary: $80,000 – $110,000 per year
    • Incident Responder
      • Job Description: Incident responders handle security incidents, investigating and mitigating the impact of breaches, and implementing measures to prevent future occurrences.
      • Salary: $70,000 – $100,000 per year
    • Security Software Developer
      • Job Description: Security software developers create and maintain software applications with a focus on security, developing tools to identify and address vulnerabilities.
      • Salary: $75,000 – $110,000 per year
    • Security Compliance Analyst
      • Job Description: Compliance analysts ensure that organizations adhere to industry-specific security regulations and standards, conducting audits and assessments.
      • Salary: $65,000 – $95,000 per year
    • Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst
      • Job Description: SOC analysts monitor and analyze security alerts, investigate incidents, and respond to security threats in real-time.
      • Salary: $60,000 – $90,000 per year
    • Cybersecurity Educator/Trainer
      • Job Description: Educators and trainers in cybersecurity teach individuals and organizations about security best practices, cyber threats, and preventive measures.
      • Salary: $65,000 – $100,000 per year
    • Information Security Manager
      • Job Description: Information security managers oversee an organization’s overall security strategy, manage security teams, and ensure the implementation of effective security policies.
      • Salary: $90,000 – $130,000 per year
Note: Salaries mentioned are approximate figures and can vary based on factors such as location, industry, company size, and individual experience.
FAQ related to BSc Information Security

FAQ related to BSc Information Security

1. How to apply for BSc IS at SIIMT?

To apply for BSc IS at SIIMT, click here. Follow the registration process on the provided page to start your journey in SIIMT - BSc Information Security

2. What are the 4 types of Info. Security?

The four types of information security are physical security, network security, application security, and data security. Each type focuses on protecting specific aspects of information and technology systems. Tutorialspoint - Types of InfoSec

3. What is the main purpose of Info. Security?

The main purpose is to safeguard sensitive data and information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. It ensures the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information. SearchSecurity - Information Security

4. What is an example of Info. Sec?

An example of Info Sec is the use of encryption to protect confidential data during transmission. Encryption converts data into a secure format that can only be decoded by authorized individuals with the appropriate decryption key. Cisco - Information Security Examples

5. What is the difference between cybersecurity and information security?

While often used interchangeably, cybersecurity is a subset of information security. Information security encompasses the protection of all types of data, while cybersecurity specifically focuses on safeguarding digital information from cyber threats. Forcepoint - Cybersecurity vs Information Security

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