Cybersecurity is the protection of computer systems from theft of or damage to its hardware, software or data. It involves controlling physical access to system to protect against malicious attack, and other malpractices.
The field is growing due to increasing dependence on computer systems, internet and wireless networks such as wifi, bluetooth, etc and also due to growing smart devices like smartphones, television, and various small devices that constitute the internet of things.
Most of the universities in the USA, Canada require you to give the GRE. Few universities from Germany require GRE scores. However, GRE is not required for admission to Australian universities. IELTS or TOEFL is compulsory for acquiring student visa and as a proof of English proficiency.
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Although the fees vary from university to university, the average tuition cost for master’s studies in Cyber Security engineering in the US are $37, 000/year. Average living costs vary upto $8900/year. They are almost the same in Canada. In Australia, average tuition costs are A$40000 / year and the average living costs are A$8,500/year.