Earn a Postgraduate Qualification in Risk & Safety Management or IT Security. Enhance your career with recognized European online degree programs.

The partnership between Risktec Solutions (TÜV Rheinland Group), and Liverpool John Moores University offers a unique opportunity to study for a postgraduate European online degree. Levels include:

  • Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert)
  • Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip)
  • Masters Degree (MSc)

Participation through online Distance Learning allows you to study from anywhere in the world, at times which suit you. Courses are taught in English.

The next program commences 1st February 2016.
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Want to join the IT security online degree program?

In cooperation with Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), and isits AG (TÜV Rheinland Group), we offer the on-the-job distance learning course “Applied IT Security Master of Science” and online courses for those wanting to specialize in one particular field of IT Security. Distance learning makes it possible to study from anywhere in the world. Materials are sent per post and our e-learning platform provides participants additional information and resources.

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International School of IT Security offers Master Course in Applied IT Security

The academic information security training of the International School of IT Security – isits – supplements the own TÜV Rheinland IT security and training portfolio in an excellent way. With a share of 25.1 percent TÜV Rheinland is the largest shareholder of isits AG.

Attention to IT Security has never been more important, as business become  increasingly reliant on IT to support their activities. It is information technology that drives the developments taking place in business and society today. Besides global opportunities, we are also facing growing global threats arising from clever cyber criminality. Protecting digital property, systems and critical infrastructure from cyber attacks has been relevant for some time to safeguard our business and prosperity.

The International School of IT Security meets the challenges. Providing training courses and conferences in the IT and Information Security sector since 2001, isits International School of IT Security AG has established throughout Europe. They are committed to continually updating their expertise in their vocational or academic orientation and developing their skills and knowledge in teaching and supporting learning. The close cooperation with companies and universities make isits AG a competent partner for IT users, professionals and experts.

isits offers information security training at the pulse of time:

  • up-to-date training concepts with recognized qualifications like T.I.S.P. (TeleTrusT Information Security Professional) and ISMS (Information Security Management System).
  • the distance learning course
    „Master of Science in Applied IT Security“ which is the figurehead of isits.

Distance Learning Master Course in IT Security

In cooperation with the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), isits AG offer the on-the-job distance learning course „Applied IT Security Master of Science“. Since May 2006, the distance learning master degree is accredited and aimed at (business) computer scientists, (electrical) engineers but also at mathematicians and physicians who want to expand their professional skills by IT security and latest technologies-related topics. After successful completion, the Ruhr-Universität Bochum will award the wordlwide recognized academic degree of a „Master of Science“ (MSc) which entitles to promotion.
Having the opportunity to cover far-reaching issues in the domain of IT security with one single tuition package is of interest for an ever-increasing number of students from around the world.

See training program: www.isits.org

Competence Management TÜV Rheinland Academy

TÜV Rheinland IT Security Congress: an international forum for innovative solutions

The IT Security Congress 2014 provides expert knowledge, high practical relevance, distinguished speakers and an opportunity to learn and to network in pleasant surroundings.

Face the Future of IT SecuriTy.
21–22 May 2014 in Fürstenfeldbruck near Munich
Distinguished speakers from Europe, USA and Israel guesting in Germany

How can information security and compliance be managed professionally? How can IT security solutions be implemented in day-to-day business? IT decision-makers from renowned German and international companies, including the power supplier EnBW, the Deutsche Bahn, telecommunications specialist T-Systems and the German Aerospace Centre, provide fascinating insights into corporate practise.

OpenSky at the IT Security Congress

In order to achieve optimum positioning to meet the growing requirements of the future, TÜV Rheinland has developed an international strategy towards information security. At the beginning of 2014, the enterprise acquired the American OpenSky Corporation. Specialists in IT infrastructure, information security and compliance, OpenSky is one of the leading technology companies in the US and has already implemented more than 750 projects for Fortune 500 companies. TÜV Rheinland’s US subsidiary will be in attendance at the IT Security Congress in May. Mark Wireman, expert for application security at OpenSky, will be speaking at the Congress, explaining why it is vital to take account of security – as a key feature of performance – even during the development stage of software applications.

Prominent keynote speakers

Besides welcoming Paul de Souza, the founder of the Washington-based Cyber Security Forum Initiative, other highlights of the two-day conference include prominent keynote speakers from the USA. In addition to Phil Zimmermann, creator of the PGP email encryption software, diplomat John Kornblum will also guest in Fürstenfeldbruck near Munich. Both will be offering their perspectives to the current debate on the opportunities to and limits of information security. The keynote from Ofir Hason should also be particularly stimulating. Hason heads CyberGym, a unique training and simulation centre for IT staff. Hason will be reporting on how IT experts in business and politics are trained by Israeli cyber security specialists to defend against cyber attacks.

About us:
In-depth information security for companies and organisations

As the leading, independent service provider for information security in Germany, TÜV Rheinland provides companies and organisations with holistic information security – from strategic consultation, conceptual planning and process optimisation through to the implementation, operation and certification of systems. State-of-the-art technological expertise, comprehensive industry know-how and strategic partnerships with market leaders all make possible the development of standardised and customised security solutions. At the heart of the business in strategic information security, quality and security for applications and portals, mobile and network security and IT security in industrial plants and critical infrastructure.