Cybersecurity is the activity of defending electronic systems, computers, networks, mobile devices, data, servers, and monitoring of a computer systems against cyberattacks, theft, and destruction.
Table of Contents:
- Cyber Security
- 5 types of Cyber Security
- Universities that offered Cyber Security in Nigeria
Here contains the list of the types of Cyber security for Cyber Security programmes.
The 5 types of Cyber Security
- Cloud security
- Critical infrastructure security
- Application security
- Internet of Things (IoT) security
- Network security.
Overall, a cyber security course at school can give students a solid foundation in the ideas and methods used to maintain the security of computer systems and networks.
Universities that offered Cyber Security in Nigeria
Studying Cyber Security in Nigerian universities is four (4) years.
The following is a list of colleges and universities that offer courses in cyber security in Nigeria.
- Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) Imo State
- Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna State
- Bayero University Kano (BUK) Kano State
- Federal University Birnin-Kebbi Kebbi State
- Conference University of Science and Technology Osara (CUSTECH) Kogi State
- Air Force Institute of Technology Kaduna State
- Nigerian Army University, Borno State
- Technica University, Ibadan Oyo State
- University of Delta, Agbor (UNIDEL) Delta State
- Al-Hikmah University, Kwara State
- Nile University, Abuja
- Base University, Abuja
- Novena University, Ogume Delta State
- Maryam Abacha University of Nigeria, Kano State
- Lead University, Oyo State
- Khadija University, Jigawa State
- Havilla University, Cross Rivers
- Bowen University, Osun State
- Augustine University, Ilara Lagos State
- Admiralty University of Nigeria, Delta State
- University of Offa, Kwara State
- Mewar University Nigeria, Nasarawa State
- Kwararafa University, Taraba State
- Karl Kumm University, Plateau State
- Elizade University, Ondo State
- Caritas University, Enugu State.
Direct Entry Requirements:
- Two (2) ‘A-Level passes in science subjects including Mathematics
- NCE merit in Mathematics and one (1) other Science or Social Science subject.
- Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics plus two (2) other Science subjects.
- Mathematics, Physics and one (1) of Biology, Chemistry, Agric Science, Economics and Geography.
In Nigeria, studying cyber security is a worthwhile and rewarding endeavor. Graduates in cyber security have a lot of employment options both inside and outside the nation.
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