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Leon Allen


Leon benefits from City University London's excellent relationship with industry leaders in Computing.

Why did you choose to study at City, University of London?

The Master's degree offered by City in Information Security and Risk, was new and unlike anything else offered by other Universities. It offered the unique opportunity to understand the complexities of information security whilst being able to articulate them to senior members of a business.

What do you enjoy most about your course?

City has an excellent relationship with the industry leaders of information technology & security businesses. The quality of guest lecturers has been outstanding.

What has been your favourite module?

Information Leadership. This module offers IT professionals further insight into Information Security whilst providing guidance on developing their own emotional intelligence and leadership skills.

What has been a highlight of your course so far?

Superb lecture from Ian Mann, author of "Hacking the Human". Practical insight into how physical security can be breached by things as simple as a florescent jacket!

What do you plan to do after you graduate?

Continue my own self development and my career as an IT professional whilst moving into the Information Security space.