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Cyber security II: Specialisation

Individual course

Core content

  • Information security management, principles, instructions, associations and standards.
  • Physical security, information warfare and critical infrastructure.
  • Operating system security and security in other programs.
  • Information security attack and prevention methods.

Complementary knowledge

  • IoT security, side channel attacks, cloud security

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the student

  • knows what cyber security skills belong to engineering
  • knows main cyber security techniques and recognizes limitations in their skills.
  • recognizes skills that need development and is able to develop their skills on specific areas of cyber security.
  • has developed a mental model where prevention is abled by thinking and practicing from attacker’s point of view.
  • has gained insight understanding of cyber security so that they recognize weaknesses of systems and are able to prevent or mitigate threats.

Completion method

Lectures, lecture tasks and practical exercises.

More information in the Tampere University study guide.

You can get a digital badge after completing this course.

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Responsible teacher

Tampere University
Marko Helenius

Further information about the studies

Tampere University
Teemu Rauhala, ICT coordinator

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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General prerequisites:
Basic knowledge of cyber security.
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