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System and application security

Individual course

After the course the participants will have advanced knowledge of the characteristics of computer systems and applications that are critical in terms of information security. The participants will develop advanced expertise in the role of information security in computer systems and application software. Participants have advanced understanding on the vulnerabilities in networked systems and how a malicious party may try to exploit them, and how to make systems and software safe and secure by design instead of considering safety and security as added features.

Course content:

  • Fundamentals of cyber security
  • Malicious software: infection methods and strategies, hiding strategies, malware detection
  • WLAN encryption and security
  • Server weaknesses and exploits
  • Software safety and security, system safety and security by design

More info on University of Turku’s study guide.

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Responsible teacher

University of Turku
Seppo Virtanen
seppo.virtanen(at)utu.fi

Contact person for applications

FITech
Pilvi Lempiäinen , Service designer
pilvi.lempiainen(at)fitech.io
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Category:
ICT Studies,
Technical studies
Topics:
Industrial engineering and management,
Information security
Course code:
DTEK8025
Credits:
5 ECTS
Teaching period:
2.9.–27.10.2019
Application deadline:
22.8.2019
Host university:
University of Turku
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Level of studies:
Advanced
Teaching methods:
Contact
Place of contact learning:
Turku
Language:
English
General prerequisites:
Basic course on network technologies.