While being mentored by recognized leaders in the field, you will combine applied disciplines including Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, and Management and Policy while you benefit from our proximity to Washington, D.C. and our deep connections with federal agencies, key R&D institutions, and diverse industrial sectors.

  • We offer core courses in the most current topics in Information Security, such as Security and Privacy, Cryptography, Computer Forensics, Software Vulnerability Analysis, Intrusion Detection, Cloud Security, Rights in the Digital Age, and Financial Issues in Managing a Secure Operation.
  • We offer unparalleled dual-degree and joint program opportunities in computer science, applied mathematics, health science, and national security. Supported by the research and educational programs at Johns Hopkins’ renowned School of Medicine, we are the nation’s first information security program to focus on Healthcare Information Security.
  • We offer many opportunities for paid research, teaching, and work experiences on our campuses and qualified students may benefit from unique scholarship opportunities, including the National Science Foundation CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service and the Department of Defense Information Assurance Scholarship Program.
  • Our technology and recruitment seminar series provides direct access to technical and business leaders in the field and to the latest trends and challenges in the rapidly changing field of Information Security.

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JHU Information Security Institute