Cyber Security

The Executive Master’s in Cyber Security is a multidisciplinary programme that focuses on the technological, as well as the legal, administrative, economic and psychological aspects of digital security.

Towards an integral approach to cyber security

Are you professionally involved with the organisation and approach of issues in the field of cyber security in the private of public sector?

Do you have professional knowledge in the administrative / legal field or in the field of IT?

Would you like to broaden and deepen your knowledge of cyber security, improving your ability to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow?

This master’s programme will teach you to make connections between technical, legal and social scientific aspects of cyber security, so you can arrive at effective and sustainable solutions for cyber risks and threats You will then be in a position to contribute effectively to sustainable strategies for digital defensibility and security of society as a whole, including both organisations and citizens.

The programme has been developed by Leiden University, Delft University of Technology and The Hague University of Applied Sciences and various private partners, organised in the Cyber Security Academy (CSA). Leiden University is responsible for the programme. The programme has been accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO).
Please note that the starting date is provisional, depending on there being an adequate number of participants. The programme information is subject to change.

The programme will be taught at the HSD Campus, Beatrixkwartier The Hague. The campus is the home base of the European security cluster The Hague Security Delta , a network organisation of private and public organisations and knowledge institutions in the broad field of security.
At this campus the participants are provided with multifunctional spaces with modern IT facilities such as a Real Time intelligence Centre and a Serious Gaming Lab. The location has excellent parking and catering facilities.

Master details

  • Degree Master of Science in Cyber Security
  • Mode of study Part-time
  • Duration 1,5 - 2 years
  • Start date February
  • Language of instruction English
  • Location The Hague
  • Croho/isat code 75120

Bowtie model

Professor Jan van den Berg’s Bowtie model of risk management.

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