The establishment of the College of Cyberspace Security marks DGUT's effort to target network security and informatization, which is a major national strategy. We are among the supporting units for DGUT’s first academic master's degree program—Computer Science and Technology program. At present, we have a total of 63 faculty members, including 15 high-level talents such as IEEE Fellows and nationally outstanding teachers, 9 professors, and 22 associate professors. In the past 3 years, our teachers presided over and undertook 1 national key research and development plan project, 11 national natural science foundation projects, 6 provincial vertical projects, and 8 enterprise horizontal projects, and published more than 100 scientific research papers, including 17 papers published in top journals and conferences. In addition, our teachers have successfully applied/obtained the authorization for 10 national invention patents and obtained the authorization for 6 software copyrights.
We have three majors: Cyberspace Security, Network Engineering, and Software Engineering. The Cyberspace Security major had its first enrollment in 2018, and focuses on cultivating cyberspace security talents. The Network Engineering major commenced enrollment in 2014, and focuses on cultivating network management and application talents who can meet the needs of enterprises; the major was selected as a first-class undergraduate major in Guangdong Province in 2022. Established in 2002, the Software Engineering major has been included in the first batch of national excellent engineer program pilot majors, the provincial key majors, the provincial characteristic majors, and IEET CAC international engineering education certification majors, and was selected as a national first-class undergraduate major in 2019.