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Cyber SecurityLaajuus (5 cr)

Code: TT00CD86

Credits

5 op

Teaching language

  • Finnish
  • English

Responsible person

  • Jarmo Viinikanoja
  • Jarmo Nevala

Objective

You will master the most central areas related to cyber security: concepts (e.g. confidentiality, integrity and availability), standards and legislation (e.g. data protection, protection levels). You understand how these are applicable in personal, social and organizational cyber security. You will get to know technical methods that can be used to protect systems, detect flaws and ensure data integrity, for example. You know the security mechanisms used in data transfer in relation to reliability and availability, as well as the operating principles and effects of malware and vulnerabilities.

EUR-ACE Knowledge and understanding
You know the basic principles of cyber security and information security. You understand the importance of these in personal, social and organizational cyber security and how to protect yourself, detect flaws and ensure data integrity

EUR-ACE Engineering practice
You can analyze threats related to cyber security by applying practice and theory and identifying these

Content

Introduction to Cyber Security
Social cyber security
Legislation, data protection
Personal cyber security
Risk management
Malware, threats and vulnerabilities
Organizational cyber security

Qualifications

Linux basics
Data networks

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

Sufficient (1)
The student knows and understands the basic concepts of cyber security and related theory. The student knows how to use cyber security tools with assistance.

Satisfactory (2)
The student knows and understands the basic concepts of cyber security and the related theory. The student knows how to use cyber security tools in a controlled manner.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

Good (3)
The student knows and understands the basic concepts of cyber security and the related theory in a versatile way. The student knows how to use cyber security tools.

Very good (4)
The student knows and understands the concepts of cyber security and the related theory in a versatile way. The student knows how to use cyber security tools in an advanced manner.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Excellent (5)
The student knows and understands the concepts of cyber security and the related theory excellently. The student knows how to use and select suitable cyber security tools in an advanced manner, and is able to use new tools independently.