Master of Science in Digital Security

 

Language of Teaching: English 

Master Digital Security

Responsibles

The Master in Digital Security is designed for those wishing to become experts in the growing field of Digital Security in a comprehensive range of applications (System and Sotfware Security, Embedded systems Security, Forensics, Biometrics...)

 

Key Words: Cybersecurity, Network Security, Software Security, Watermarking, Web Technologies, Intrusion Detection, Malware Analysis, Digital Forensics

OBJECTIVES

  • Provide a solid background in the design and management of security in major areas of communications and computer science.
  • The professional training in security will be offered as a complement to an advanced program in computer networking, mobile services and imaging.
  • Get the skills to tackle security problems encountered in networking, distributed software applications and image processing. 
  • The paid 6-month internship provides a cutting-edge professional experience and a future competitive asset.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible, Candidates need

  • Bachelor's Degree (minimum 3 years of higher education) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Applied Mathematics
  • Strong foundations in mathematics  
  • Certified B2 level in English. No requirement are needed in French as the program is fully taught in English. 

For the 18 months curriculum Master degree specifically, the candidates need:

  • A 4-years Bachelor’s Degree (minimum of 4 years of higher education) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Applied Mathematics
  • Demonstrable and strong foundations in Mathematics,  Systems and Network Security and Secure Communication
  • Certified B2 level in English. No requirement are needed in French as the program is fully taught in English.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Students need to validate a certain amount of credits per Teaching Unit each semester. Please consult the Academic Schedule and the Frequently Asked Questions for more Information about the schedule organisation.

 

The Master obtained the SecNumedu certification by the National Cybersecurity Agency of France (ANSSI)

 

SEMESTER 1 FALL (OCTOBER - JANUARY)


Computing and Communications (I) 10
T ImProc Digital Image Processing 3
T ImCod Image & Video Compression 3
T NetMod Network Modeling 5
T SoftDev Software development methodologies 3
T OS Operating systems 5
T Net_Prog Hands on approach to computer networking 5
T InfoTheo Information theory 5
T CompArch Computer architecture 5
Fundamental in Business, Innovation and Project Management (I) 5
G B_INNOV How to adopt the right posture and move from idea to market! 5
G RDI Responsible Digital Innovation: Risks, Ethics and Technology 3
G TeamLead Personal Development and Team Leadership 5
G ManagIntro Introduction to management 5
Security (I) 10
T SysSec System and Network Security 5
T SecCom Secure communications 5

Language 1

(French, or another language if the student is already fluent in French)

 
Initiation Project (80h) 5

SEMESTER 2 SPRING (FEBRUARY - JUNE)


Computing and Communications (II) 10
T TraffEEc Emission and Traffic Efficiency 3
T MALCOM Machine Learning for Communication systems 5
T APPIOT Iot Application Protocols 3
T NetSoft Network Softwerization 3
T DeepLearning Deep Learning 3
T WebSem Semantic Web and Information Extraction technologies 3
T DigitalSystems Digital systems, hardware - software integration 5
T MobWat Wireless Access Technologies 3
Fundamental in Business, Innovation and Project Management (II) 5
G TeamLead Personal Development and Team Leadership 5
G SATT Sociological Approaches of Telecom Technologies 3
G ProjMan Project management 5
G Business Business Simulation 5
Security (II) 10
T Forensics Cyber-crime and Computer Forensics 5
T ImSecu Imaging Security 3
T Net_Sec Network Security: practical hands on approach" 3
T HWSec Hardware Security 3

Language 1
(French, or another language if the student is already fluent in French)  
Semester project (100h) 6

Supervised Semester Projects are based on real-case studies of industrial relevance. They combine a blend of theoretical and practical work (developing new prototypes and tools, testing new technologies, assessing current systems and solutions…). Students can work individually or in group of 2. The expected workload is 100hours of individual work per semester. A defense is organized at the end of each semester. 

 

SEMESTER 3 FALL (OCTOBER - FEBRUARY)


Data Science and Networking 5
T MobMod Mobility Modeling 3
T MALIS Machine Learning and Intelligent System 5
T Clouds Distributed Systems and Cloud Computing 5
T NetMod Network Modeling 5
T WebInt Interaction Design and Development of Modern Web Applications 3
T MobSys Mobile communication systems 5
T MobServ Mobile application and services 5
T InfoTheo Information theory 5
Fundamental in Business, Innovation and Project Management (III) 5
G B_INNOV How to adopt the right posture and move from idea to market! 5
G RDI Responsible Digital Innovation: Risks, Ethics and Technology 3
G TeamLead Personal Development and Team Leadership 5
G ManagIntro Introduction to management 5
Security III 10
T BigSec Security and privacy for Big Data and Cloud 3
T MobiSec Mobile Systems and Smartphone Security 5
T WiSec Wireless Security 3

 

Language 1
(French, or another language if the student is already fluent in French)
Semester Project 6
Please see description of the Project above (Semester 2).  (100h)  

SEMESTER 4 SPRING (FEBRUARY - AUGUST)

RESEARCH / INDUSTRIAL INTERNSHIP (Paid)  

The internship is to be carried out in a company or lab in France or abroad. It allows students to get a hands-on experience and ease their entry into the job market.

Students work on a research/development project under the supervision of a professor and an industrial mentor. Students are integrated as part of the staff and receive a monthly allowance, the amount of the allowance depends on the company and position. 

EURECOM helps students find an internship by providing an updated database of paid internship opportunities offered by companies.

30 ECTS