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Master in Information and Communication Technologies (mICT)

Cyber security and trust

Cyber security is a global issue with local impact. When cyber security breaches occur, it impacts on society at all levels: Users lose trust in digital platforms, companies lose money and public institutions are discredited. This course introduces top security threats, challenges and countermeasures in cyber space. The course is broadly divided into five blocks i.e., Usable Security, Software Security, Cryptography, Hardware Security and Trust Models. Additionally, the course will also cover the following topics:

  • Defining and Meeting Cybersecurity Challenge
  • Enterprise Cybersecurity Architecture
  • Implementing and Operating Cybersecurity Architecture
  • Bring your Own Device (BYOD)
  • Security services and policies within public and private cloud networks.


Admission procedures requirements for individual courses follows the mICT specialization for Cyber and Information Security procedure and requirements. See here https://www.en.aau.dk/education/apply/master/admission-requirements/#293809 

Dates, venue and costs

Two intensive seminars will be held. Information about the dates will follow as soon as possible.

Teaching takes place at Aalborg University Copenhagen, A.C. Meyers Vænge 15, 240 København SV.

Apart from the tuition fee there will be expenses for books, software, travel expenses and accommodation.

All single courses on Information and Communication Technologies


Cyber Security and Trust, single course from Master in Information and Communication Technologies (mICT)


  • Autumn 2020


  • Copenhagen


  • 5

tuition fees

  • EU/EEA citizens: DKK 6,000
  • Non-EU/EEA citizens: DKK 9,475

Application deadline

  • May 15, 2020

Aalborg University reserves the right to cancel the Master's Program as a consequence of an insufficient number of applications or other special circumstances. Furthermore, the University reserves the right to change the tuition fee, dates etc.