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Cyber Threats and Digital Security in the Health SectorLaajuus (5 cr)

Code: YS00BX95

Credits

5 op

Teaching language

  • Finnish

Responsible person

  • Tiina Blek, Tiina Blek

Objective

Purpose:
You understand the importance of your role as part of ensuring digital security in the social and health care sector.

Goals:
You recognized know common cyber threats in the health sector and how to protect, based on human activity, information systems from them.

You are able to develop your digital security expertise

You are able to develop and manage digitally safe working methods and operating models in the work community.

You are able to evaluate and promote ethical factors related to digital solutions

Content

Cybersecurity threats in the health sector.
The role of supervisors and employees in ensuring cybersecurity.
Digital security and ethics.

Assessment criteria, approved/failed

You identify common cyber threats in the health sector and know how to protect yourself from them. You possess your capability to develop digitally safe ways of working. You critically assess the ethical factors related to the implementation of digital solutions.

Enrollment

01.08.2024 - 25.08.2024

Timing

02.09.2024 - 01.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Online learning

Unit

School of Health and Social Studies

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

20 - 45

Degree programmes
  • Master's Degree Programme in Project Management
  • Master's Degree Programme in Business Network Management
  • Master’s Degree Programme in Health Care and Social Services
Teachers
  • Mervi Kuustie
  • Tiina Blek
Teacher in charge

Mervi Kuustie

Groups
  • ZJA24SSY
    Avoin AMK, sote, YAMK
  • YSB23S1
    Projektijohtaminen YAMK
  • YSC23KM
    Terveyden edistämisen tutkinto-ohjelma (YAMK)
  • YSH23S1
    Sosiaali- ja terveysalan johtamisen tutkinto-ohjelma (YAMK)

Objectives

Purpose:
You understand the importance of your role as part of ensuring digital security in the social and health care sector.

Goals:
You recognized know common cyber threats in the health sector and how to protect, based on human activity, information systems from them.

You are able to develop your digital security expertise

You are able to develop and manage digitally safe working methods and operating models in the work community.

You are able to evaluate and promote ethical factors related to digital solutions

Content

Cybersecurity threats in the health sector.
The role of supervisors and employees in ensuring cybersecurity.
Digital security and ethics.

Time and location

The course is fully online.

Learning materials and recommended literature

Best Practices for Communicating Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities to Patients. 2021. Center for Devices and Radiological Health. Viitattu 6.1.2023. https://www.fda.gov/media/152608/download

Blek, T. & Solankallio-Vahteri, T. 2022. Terveydenhuollon hoitohenkilöstön tieto- ja kyberturvallisuusosaaminen. FinJeHeW 2022;14(4). Viitattu 3.1.2023. https://journal.fi/finjehew/article/view/115829/75799.

Kyberhäiriöiden hallinta. Käsikirja terveydenhuollon toimijoille. N.d. Viitattu 28.11.2022. https://jyvsectec.fi/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/kyberhairioiden-hallinta-kasikirja-terveydenhuollon-toimijoille.pdf.

Kyberturvallisuus. Ohje sosiaali- ja terveydenhuollon toimijoille. 2019. Vuorinen, Sari (toim.). Sosiaali- ja terveysministeriön julkaisuja 2019:14. Viitattu 28.11.2022. https://julkaisut.valtioneuvosto.fi/handle/10024/161683.

Teaching methods

Independent work based on the course material.
The course material consists of recorded online lectures, written material, podcasts and videos.

Practical training and working life connections

The written learning assignment of the course is based on your own / other suitable workplace.

Exam dates and retake possibilities

The course does not include an exam.

International connections

-

Alternative completion methods

-

Student workload

Independent study, online tests and written assignment 135 hours ( 5 ects).

Content scheduling

The course progresses according to the student's timetable.

Evaluation scale

Pass/Fail

Evaluation criteria, pass/failed

You identify common cyber threats in the health sector and know how to protect yourself from them. You possess your capability to develop digitally safe ways of working. You critically assess the ethical factors related to the implementation of digital solutions.

Enrollment

01.08.2023 - 31.08.2023

Timing

25.09.2023 - 10.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Online learning

Unit

School of Health and Social Studies

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

20 - 25

Degree programmes
  • Master's Degree Programme in Project Management
  • Master's Degree Programme in Business Network Management
  • Master’s Degree Programme in Health Care and Social Services
Teachers
  • Johanna Lehosmaa
  • Tiina Blek
Teacher in charge

Tiina Blek

Groups
  • YSY22ST
    Sosiaali- ja terveysalan ylempi AMK, terveyden edistäminen
  • YSY22SK
    Sosiaali- ja terveysalan ylempi AMK, kliininen asiantuntija
  • YSV22S1
    Sosiaali- ja terveysalan ylempi AMK, verkostojohtaminen
  • YSB22S1
    Projektijohtaminen YAMK
  • ZJAYSC23KM
    Avoin AMK, sote, Terveyden edistäminen, YAMK-polku
  • YSC23KM
    Terveyden edistämisen tutkinto-ohjelma (YAMK)
  • YSY22SJ
    Sosiaali- ja terveysalan ylempi AMK, Sosiaali- ja terveysalan johtaminen

Objectives

Purpose:
You understand the importance of your role as part of ensuring digital security in the social and health care sector.

Goals:
You recognized know common cyber threats in the health sector and how to protect, based on human activity, information systems from them.

You are able to develop your digital security expertise

You are able to develop and manage digitally safe working methods and operating models in the work community.

You are able to evaluate and promote ethical factors related to digital solutions

Content

Cybersecurity threats in the health sector.
The role of supervisors and employees in ensuring cybersecurity.
Digital security and ethics.

Time and location

The course is fully online.

Learning materials and recommended literature

Best Practices for Communicating Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities to Patients. 2021. Center for Devices and Radiological Health. Viitattu 6.1.2023. https://www.fda.gov/media/152608/download

Blek, T. & Solankallio-Vahteri, T. 2022. Terveydenhuollon hoitohenkilöstön tieto- ja kyberturvallisuusosaaminen. FinJeHeW 2022;14(4). Viitattu 3.1.2023. https://journal.fi/finjehew/article/view/115829/75799.

Kyberhäiriöiden hallinta. Käsikirja terveydenhuollon toimijoille. N.d. Viitattu 28.11.2022. https://jyvsectec.fi/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/kyberhairioiden-hallinta-kasikirja-terveydenhuollon-toimijoille.pdf.

Kyberturvallisuus. Ohje sosiaali- ja terveydenhuollon toimijoille. 2019. Vuorinen, Sari (toim.). Sosiaali- ja terveysministeriön julkaisuja 2019:14. Viitattu 28.11.2022. https://julkaisut.valtioneuvosto.fi/handle/10024/161683.

Teaching methods

Independent work based on the course material.
The course material consists of recorded online lectures, written material, podcasts and videos.

Practical training and working life connections

The written learning assignment of the course is based on your own / other suitable workplace.

Exam dates and retake possibilities

The course does not include an exam.

International connections

-

Alternative completion methods

-

Student workload

Independent study, online tests and written assignment 135 hours ( 5 ects).

Content scheduling

The course progresses according to the student's timetable.

Evaluation scale

Pass/Fail

Evaluation criteria, pass/failed

You identify common cyber threats in the health sector and know how to protect yourself from them. You possess your capability to develop digitally safe ways of working. You critically assess the ethical factors related to the implementation of digital solutions.