On behalf of the entire department of information security, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the website of the information security department at the college of information technology at the University of Petra. As technology advances rapidly, protecting individuals, companies, government entities, and global organizations from cyber threats are becoming a huge sector, with career opportunities spanning the globe. Our Bachelor of Information Security has been designed to prepare students to excel in this rapidly growing area.
The program provides the conceptual and technical background necessary for the information security field and related areas. Career opportunities in this exciting and dynamic field include positions as penetration tester, cybersecurity forensic specialist, security consultant, security software developer, cybersecurity specialist, intrusion detection specialist and information security officer.
The information security department is keenly aware of the technological developments and dynamic changes that characterize today's world. Our program helps our students keep abreast of the latest cybersecurity developments and market changes.
Dr. Mohammad Alauthman
Chair, Information Security Department