A cybersecurity specialist is someone who works with data and information protection. This expert checks systems for vulnerabilities, looks for weaknesses in hardware and programming, monitors any attempts of cyberattacks, and eliminates them. Additionally, this person is responsible within a company for developing data protection strategies and implementing them in practice, and they are constantly testing the security of the network against outside interference.
The Cybersecurity program was updated by the representatives of the Lviv IT Cluster member companies and representatives of the Lviv Polytechnic National University. The program is taught at the departments of information protection and security of information technologies of the Lviv Polytechnic. The content of the program is maximally adapted to modern challenges of the labor market. The student training is based on the principle of working in an IT company. In particular, second-year students create their own projects, launch startups under the mentorship of experienced IT specialists from the industry. In addition, during the training, students develop soft skills and learn the basics of Project Management.
A working group of the departments of information protection, security of information technologies and experts in cyber protection, delegated by the Lviv IT Cluster, jointly formed competencies, and then developed recommendations for the curricula of the five specializations of the program.
Applications are submitted only online – in electronic form. To apply, please register an electronic account on the website vtsup.edbo.gov.ua