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Basic information

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  • Application period: 4. - 31.12.2019
  • Date: 31.1. - 20.5.2020
  • Scope: 10 cr
  • Location: Leppävaara
  • Price: 150 €

Study unit's learning outcomes

The student is able to:

  • define information and cyber security compliance requirements, best practices and apply those
  • assess and manage information and cyber security risks
  • create administrative, operational, technical and physical procedures
  • plan, assess and develop information and cyber security

Prerequisites

Before enrolling to this study unit, you should have adequate competence level of safety, security and risk management, which you can acquire for example by completing study unit Business Continuity Planning 5 cr or Basics of Corporate Security and Risk Management 10 cr.

Those enrolling are recommended to have completed the study unit Introduction to Information- and Cybersecurity 5 cr, or have the relevant knowledge. This study unit does not cover the basics of issues.

Teaching methods

50% Face-to-face, 50% Distance learning

The study unit includes a development assignment in groups as well as contact- and online studies. The development assignment is project-based and based on working life requirements.

The study unit uses working life experts.

Contents

Teaching has been divided into four themes; in addition, the starting session has general information and introduction.

Every theme has two contact sessions, partly connected to the development assignment that covers all themes. In addition every theme includes online studies. The exam that will be completed at the end of the study unit has questions from every theme.

Themes, approximate timing and notes:

  1. Information Security Management
    Weeks 5-9
    Student that has completed the study unit Information Security Management previously is exempted from contact sessions and exam questions on this theme.
  2. Personnel Security
    Weeks 9-12
    Student that has completed the study unit Occupational Safety and Personnel Security previously is exempted from contact sessions and exam questions on this theme.
  3. Cybersecurity Management
    Weeks 12-16
    Student that has completed the study unit Cybersecurity previously is exempted from contact sessions and exam questions on this theme.
  4. Physical Security
    Weeks 16-20
    Student that has completed the study unit Physical Security previously is exempted from contact sessions and exam questions on this theme.

The development assignment requires at least the knowledge of professional concepts and background theory. The exam focuses on knowledge of relevant legislation.

Evaluation

Grading is between 0 - 5.

The grade of the study unit is determined as the weighted overall result of two assessed implementation parts. The implementation parts to be assessed are:

  • Development assignment in groups: 70% of grade
  • Individually completed online exam: 30% of grade

Online exam is evaluated based on points.

See the evaluation criteria in ops.laurea.fi.

Schedule

Contact sessions are held at Leppävaara campus as follows:

Fri 31 Jan 2020 09:00–15:00 (auditorium Tuomo)
Fri 07 Feb 2020 09:00–11:30 (room 182)
Fri 28 Feb 2020 09:00–11:30 (auditorium Tuomo)
Fri 06 Mar 2020 09:00–11:30 (room 182)
Fri 20 Mar 2020 09:00–11:30 (auditorium Tuomo)
Fri 27 Mar 2020 09:00–11:30 (room 182)
Fri 17 Apr 2020 09:00–11:30 (auditorium Tuomo)
Fri 24 Apr 2020 09:00–11:30 (room 182)

Other important dates:

Return of development assignment: latest 17.5.2020
Online exam must be completed between 18.5 - 20.5.2020.
1st exam retake between 8.6 - 10.6.2020.
2nd exam retake between 29.6 - 1.7.2020.

Changes to the schedule are possible.

There are 10 seats for open UAS students.

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