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Management of cyber security

Individual course

On this course, you learn about cybersecurity measures and techniques and methods related to them. You learn to understand the information assurance fundamentals (CIA + Parker + ISO).

Course is suitable for example to IT managers who want to learn more about cyber security and need to know about privacy, vulnerabilities and professional security analysis and design. You will also learn what is social responsibility associated with cybersecurity, the related matters as/to business, legalization, and privacy.


  • cryptography techniques
  • operating systems and application security
  • threats, vulnerabilities and attacks
  • security models
  • security analysis and security design
  • risk management and risk mitigation
  • physical security
  • compliance, standards, policies and best practices
  • cybersecurity frameworks
  • main authority organizations

After the course, the student is able to apply cyber security practices and the mitigation techniques to avoid attacks and violations in an organization, and to use the main software tools for cyber security management. With respect of the generic skills, the student has learned organizational operation skills, interpersonal skills, problem-solving and decision-making skills as well as critical thinking.

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It is possible to complete the course online, but the schedule is fixed.

More information on University of Vaasa’s course page.

You can get a digital badge after completing this course.

kyberturvallisuus tietoturva johtaminen riskienhallinta valvonta määräykset standardit fyysinen turvallisuus uhka hyökkäys kryptografia ongelmanratkaisu

Further information about the courses and studying

University of Vaasa
FITech ICT contact person

Responsible teacher

University of Vaasa
Tero Vartiainen

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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ICT Studies
Information security
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University of Vaasa
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For example IT-managers who want to learn more about cyber security and need to know about privacy, vulnerabilities and professional security analysis and design
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