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System and application security

Individual course

If you are taking this course as part of a FITech minor, please note that all minors will be offered for the last time in the academic year 2021-2022. Please check the individual courses for updates regarding future availability.

Max amount of FITech students: 10

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

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.
  • develop advanced expertise in the role of information security in computer systems and application software.
  • 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.

More info on University of Turku’s study guide.

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Further information about the studies

University of Turku
Timo Vasankari

Responsible teacher

University of Turku
Antti Hakkala

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Monica Sandberg, Student services specialist
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ICT Studies,
Technical studies
Industrial engineering and management,
Information security
Course code:
0 €
Teaching period:
Application deadline:
Application period has ended
Host university:
University of Turku
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
Place of contact learning:
General prerequisites:
DTEK1050 Computer Network Technologies or other courses on network technologies
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