Coventry University program

Intrusion Detection and Response

This program aims to help you develop the skills needed to detect and respond to cyber security incidents.

This program is part of the MSc Cyber Security degree offered by Coventry University

Learn how to identify and respond to cyber security threats

This program aims to provide you with critical awareness of the legal framework and professional issues related to security incident response, its planning, deployment and success criteria.

It also seeks to develop your ability and skill to evaluate and apply appropriate methodologies and technological solutions in performing and/or managing incident response investigations.


5 courses

Delivered by expert academics.

Coventry secured a gold rating in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is the University of the Year for Student Experience 2019 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

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Supported by Institute of Coding

This program has been developed with the support of the Institute of Coding, a network of employers, universities, training providers and professional bodies working together to create the skills needed for the digital economy.

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate critical awareness of the legal, ethical and professional issues involved in incident response investigation

  • Evaluate and apply appropriate technological solutions and processes in the detection, management and investigation of information and system security incidents

  • Critically evaluate and apply digital forensic methodology to cyber security incidents and commercial investigations; establish an audit trail, documenting a digital investigation from a legal and professional perspective

  • Ensure all actions undertaken are Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) Principles of Digital Evidence compliant

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