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Cyber Security

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IITB6002
Curriculum: IT 2020
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 2 (2021-2022)
Semester: Spring
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Matila, Jukka
Language of Instruction: English

Courses During the Academic Year 2021-2022

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3002IT2020-2, IT2020-2A, IT2020-2B, IT2020-2C, IT2020-2D2022-02-28 – 2022-05-01Jukka MatilaEnglish2021-12-01 – 2022-01-10

Still need to take the course? See the courses during the academic year 2023-2024.

Learning Outcomes

The student obtains understanding of the importance of cyber security, she becomes familiar with the most common problems related with cyber security, she learns to use the most common security testing software and the student learns the principles of cyber safe working in the ICT working environment.

Student's Workload

81 h, which contains 42 h of scheduled contact studies.
The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Introduction to Technical Studies, Introduction to Programming.


Basics of modern cyber security, most common security problems, methods for security testing, cyber safe working in the ICT environment.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

The material delivered by the teacher, online material.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, exercises.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 5: The student shows that she can master the course contents excellently and she has adopted the principles of cyber safe working in the ICT environment.
Grade 3: The student masters the course contents at a reasonable level and she knows how to work in a cyber safe way in the ICT environment.
Grade 1: The student knows the principles of cyber safe working and recognizes the most common cyber security risks and hazards.

Assessment Methods

Exercises, an examination.