Cyber Politics & Government
Cyber Politics & Government
Program Length: 1 Year (3 semesters)
Language of Instruction: English
Bachelor's degree in any field with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or 80 on a 100 scale.
Note - there is no thesis option currently
In case of restrictions connected to the COVID-19 situation, please note that this program has put in place an alternative of long-distance learning. If physical presence is not possible, you will be able to participate in your courses remotely and once permitted, resume them in person without this affecting your ability to complete the program.
During the fall semester, the program will be operating under a hybrid model offering in-person/online classes. If physical presence is not possible, you will be able to participate in your courses remotely and complete your program within the scheduled timeframe. Click here for arrival instructions.
“The Cyber Politics and Government Program builds a bridge between the technology world and the field of corporate policy and strategy, critical issues for any organization's ability to adapt to the future world, which is rapidly evolving based on cyber technologies."
-Prof. Eviatar Matania, Head of the Cyber Politics and Government Program and Former Director General of Israel National Cyber Directorate
The M.A. in Cyber Politics and Government is a new program for 2020 that bridges strategic governance and policy with technology.
As a student in this program, you will acquire the critical tools for developing strategic planning, management and leadership in the challenging era of big data, cyber threats and new evolving technologies.
In addition, you will gain the necessary understanding of cyber challenges on the societal, governmental, corporate and organizational levels to make educated decisions in risk management, compliance, budget, reputation, policy and strategy.
To equip future leaders and pioneers with the necessary skills needed for this critical field.
To educate the next generation of executives and policymakers to be able to lead organizations during the cyber era.
To equip the next generation for an auto-didact studying capacity in a changing cyber world.
To develop the strategic capacity to develop policy and to lead societies in the cyber era.
Israel is one of the global centers of cyber leadership in strategy and technology, and TAU is at the heart of this innovation with leading researchers, research centers, and the center of the new "Smart Systems" national initiative.
Program Head, Professor Eviatar Matania, is the founder and former Director General of the Israel National Cyber Directorate (INCD). He was appointed to oversee Israel's overall cyber policy and its implementation, as well as for the advancement of Israel's cyber ecosystem. Matania and his respective faculty are leaders in the cybersecurity and policy field.