MSc Data Analytics and IT Security Management Arden University
Understand how to approach data by addressing key questions about your intended business outcomes, and select the most appropriate data collection method. You will learn to design deployment approaches and implement instruments and systems for data collection to achieve valuable outcomes.
Data Handling and Decision-Making
With access to more data than ever, those equipped to handle and interpret this data can add real value to the workplace. The focus of this module is learning how to both interpret data, and make key business decisions shaping the future of an organisation.
Data Visualisation and Interpretation
Gain the crucial data skills that give businesses their significant competitive advantage by learning to present this data in a universally engaging manner, which can be understood by specialists and non-specialists alike.
Information Security Strategy Development
Any organisation using IT solutions should have a plan to manage security threats. Learn about the effective strategies required, and how those with specialist knowledge can create flexible security solutions. This module focuses on the technologies used, and the evaluation standards established to produce robust strategies. You will use case studies to evaluate current strategies and forensic computer skills.
IT Security Management
Going beyond the design of effective strategies, learn to manage these strategic solutions through rigorous application of policies and methods crucial to modern cybersecurity. Study the required techniques to manage IT security systems for organisations of all sizes in this module, whilst learning to develop and implement recovery plans. You will evaluate current organisational practice, the policies that govern it, and recommendations for improvement.
Robust governance frameworks grow daily in importance and play a key role that includes legal, economic, political, and technological issues. This module will encourage you to evaluate and mitigate risk, and maximise the benefits of different software and systems. You will be challenged to audit current governance approaches, critique your peers, and present recommendations for future revisions.
This vital project gives you a chance to research an area of your choice, related to the programme theme, and develop your critical abilities. You’ll create a research proposal and choose between a conventional dissertation, or an academic article and presentation. Then you’ll apply all of your knowledge from the programme with the opportunity to link your research to your actual work needs.
English Language Requirements
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