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Specialization in Cybersecurity

Price $6.904.600

Offered in: Manizales

Duration 2 semestres

Degree: Cybersecurity Specialist

Mode: On-site

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SNIES: 110691

018294 del 28 de septiembre de 2021 por 7 años

Faculty of Engineering and Architecture

Nivel de formación: Posgrados

Admission: Every Semester

The Specialization in Cybersecurity at UCM is oriented to obtain and/or improve capabilities around cybersecurity: offensive and defensive security, laws and legislation, international standards, methodologies, with intensive use of proof of concept application in real cases, and recreating famous incidents that have marked the history of this field, under humanistic and ethical foundations for the delicate field to which the program refers as the security risk management of organizations.

Likewise, by studying the UCM Specialization you will understand the different types of cyber-attacks, analyze the risks of each of them and develop skills to design management systems and information security plans.


Face-to-face meeting every month  | Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Occasional) | Virtual Synchronous Meetings.


Basic sciences

Semester 1

Ethical Hacking

3 Credits

Pentesting Development

3 Credits

Data Transmission Security

3 Credits

Research I

2 Credits

UCM Identity

1 Credit

Semester 2

Computer Forensics and Cybercrime

3 Credits

Cybersecurity Incident Management

3 Credits


2 Credits

Research II

3 Credits

Social Responsibility and Regulations

2 Credits


Jhon César Arango

Director de programa

Magíster en Educación Tecnológica

Andrés Almanza

Magíster en Seguridad Informática

Andrés Felipe González

Especialista en Redes y Servicios Telemáticos

Héctor Roberto Gordon

Magíster en Seguridad Informática

José Miguel Ramírez

Especialista en Derecho informático y nuevas tecnologías

Why this program at UCM?

Our Specialization in Cybersecurity gives you the opportunity to address current national and global issues associated with cybercrime, cybersecurity and ethical hacking. This was designed taking into account the most common challenges faced by organizations and society, being located not only in the regional context, but in the global context where your knowledge can be applied anywhere in the world. The Specialization stands out for involving current topics in elective components such as governance and data analysis associated with the optimization of cybersecurity processes, likewise, students will have access to academic content and certifications with baucher of the multinational in cybersecurity FORTINET, North American company leader in the quadrant of Gartner for "WAN Edge Infrastructure", as well as obtaining certification and / or approval of courses with THE THD Security Group International. Additionally, the Specialization has the presence of international professors widely recognized in Colombia, both for their expertise in the field, as well as for their academic research.

+ High Quality University
+ High employability rate
+ Modelo Pedagógico Personalizante y Liberador
+ Financing facilities
+ National and International Mobility

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