Professor Kevin Jones of City University London this week announced the launch of a new masters program designed specifically for working professionals.

"The objective of the new education programme -- Information Security and Risk MSc -- to be launched in 2012, was described by Jones: 'to teach [information security professionals] how to communicate and bridge the gap between security and the business,'" Infosecurity reports.

"The masters program will rely heavily on peer-group interaction and will be studied part-time over a two year period," the article states. "It costs £7500 per year and students will study eight modules in total."

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