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Basic information

  • Target audience: Anyone with previous studies in safety, security and risk management
  • Application period: 25.5.-2.8.2020
  • Date: 17.08.2020 - 31.12.2020
  • Scope: 5 ECTs
  • Location: Leppävaara campus
  • Price: 75 €

Implementation in English & partly in Finnish.

Study unit includes 5 modules:

1. Orientation, Cybersecurity Framework used in studies
2. Protecting information
3. Protecting against Human Threats
4. Protecting IT-systems and networks
5. Hot topics & summary

Study unit includes contact and virtual studies & assignment, guest lectures and workshops and virtual learning .
Forum in learning environment is used in communication
Tutoring is available in learning environment.
All materials are in English.

Study unit goals

The student is able to:

  • define information and cyber security principles
  • define fundamental information and cyber security compliance requirements, best practices and apply those
  • assess and manage information and cyber security risks
  • create information and cyber security procedures and guidelines

Previous competence

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 5 credits or Basics of Corporate Safety, Security and Risk Management 10 credits

Materials and literature


Evaluation is based on points from assignments and exams (max 100 points)


Contact lessons at Leppävaara campus.

Contact lessons:

04.09.2020 12.30 - 15.00   
03.10.2020 12.30 - 15.00
24.10.2020 09.00 - 11.30
06.11.2020 15.15 - 17.45
04.12.2020 12.30 - 15.00

Schedule is subject to change.

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