Bachelor degree in cybersecurity now offered in Benilde

02 December 2021

Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity, the newest program of the School of Management and Information Technology of the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB), is now accepting first year college applicants for the first term of Academic Year 2022 to 2023.

This is the institution’s timely response to the growing demand in the cybersecurity departments of industries such as banking and finance, education and healthcare, online retail and manufacturing, plus government offices.

The degree, which delves on courses in cryptography and analytics, digital forensics and penetration testing, focuses on the discipline’s fundamental areas of network security and vulnerability assessment, information security policy and governance, ethical hacking, incident response and security threat assessment.

Students will learn how to implement a security plan by instituting process and technology controls to protect information assets, execute recovery strategies by utilizing methods and tools to resume mission-critical functions and demonstrate ethical and social responsibility by adopting relevant standards in the practice of the profession.

Graduates will be shaped into qualified and leading professionals, with career options in security policy, vulnerability testing, risk management, cloud security and malware analysts; IT and security auditors; data privacy and cybersecurity officers; cybersecurity trainers, information assurance specialists, secured developers and programmers, penetration testers and network security engineers.

DLS-CSB has waived the traditional Benilde Entrance Exam and will base application results on the meticulous assessment of the submitted transcript of records.

The program will run for 10 trimesters and will foster a balance of combined class lectures, laboratory sessions and application site visitations.

Reach the Benilde Center for Admissions Office via email or Viber +63945 278 8877, +63949 668 3082 or +63945 278 5612, from Mondays to Fridays, 8 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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