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Cyber Security Exercise (5 cr)

Code: YTCP0400-3003

General information


01.11.2022 - 05.01.2023


09.01.2023 - 31.05.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery



School of Technology

Teaching languages

  • English


0 - 70

Degree programmes

  • Master's Degree Programme in Information Technology, Cyber Security


  • Pasi Hyytiäinen
  • Jarmo Viinikanoja
  • Heli Ciszek
  • Joonatan Ovaska


  • YTC21S2
    Master of Engineering, Degree Programme in Cyber Security
  • YTC21S1
    Master of Engineering, Degree Programme in Cyber Security


The student can apply the learned skills in real environment against different types of attacks in cyber security.

Course Competences
EUR-ACE: Making Judgements, Master's Degree
EUR-ACE: Communication and Team-working, Master's Degree
EUR-ACE: Lifelong Learning, Master's Degree


Practical exercise, where students apply achieved knowledge and skills in real environment against different types of attacks.
- Student learns to observe and to analyze different threats and attacks of real time events
- Student learns how to handle the cyber security incidents and recovery from them
- Student understand the role of the cyber security exercise for enterprise's cyber security capability improvement
- Student gets experience of arranging the cyber security exercise and operating in exercise planning, execution and analyzing phases
- Student understand the significance of the situation awareness during various cyber security incidents and attacks
- Student learns to utilize different defense tactics in the defending and/or restricting of attacks
- Student understand the effects of the different threats and risks to the critical business services

Oppimateriaali ja suositeltava kirjallisuus

Materials in the e-learning environment (will be announced at the beginning of the course).

Teaching methods

- lectures
- independent study
- distance learning
- webinars
- small group learning
- exercises
- learning tasks
- seminars

Employer connections

- visiting lecturers
- projects

Exam schedules

The possible date and method of the exam will be announced in the course opening.

Vaihtoehtoiset suoritustavat

The admission procedures are described in the degree rule and the study guide. The teacher of the course will give you more information on possible specific course practices.

Student workload

One credit (1 Cr) corresponds to an average of 27 hours of work.

Further information

Note: Limitations of the COVID-19 situation

Evaluation scale


Assessment criteria, approved/failed

The student demonstrates good activity and co-operation with other students and is able to contribute widely to the exercise.
The student is able to handle, detect, and understand various cyber security threats that enterprises are confronting.
The student reflects on his (her) own learning very well.
The student must attend the course contact dates and keep a learning diary of the course that highlights the contribution for study group.

The student does not meet the minimum criteria set for the course


All other core studies included Master thesis, part 1.