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M.S. in Security Engineering
Security Engineering is the computer science and engineering discipline concerned with the design and development of secure systems and applications. Security Engineering covers security of computer networks and systems as well as physical security. In addition to the technical aspects such as cryptography, protocols, and access control, the curriculum deals with the policy and management issues, integration and logistics and budgeting. Centering on the problems of working professionals in the critical field of security, the SMU program in Security Engineering serves the needs of both the full-time and part-time students.