20% Face-to-face, 80% Distance learning
Shoemaker D. and Conklin, A. Cybersecurity: The Essential Body of Knowledge (framework of the study unit) Newhouse W., Keith S., Scribner B., & Witte G. National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework. https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.800-181 Other complementary materials in Canvas
This implementation offered for students of Turvallisuus ja riskienhallinta (implementation partly in Finnish)
Study unit includes 5 modules:
1. Introduction, Cybersecurity Framework used in studies
2. Protecting information
3. Protecting against Human Threats
4. Protecting systems
5. Hot topics & summary
Study unit includes contact and virtual studies & assignment, guest lectures and workshops and virtual learning
Canvas is used in communication
Tutoring is available in Canvas..
All materials are in English, Finnish is used in workshops.
- This study unit is preferably offered for Turvallisuus ja riskienhallinta students as compulsory studies (HTA groups ) and other students are eligible to be enrolled in case of free seats
- If you are not security management student, please review study unit Introduction for Information Security of IT degree
“The evaluation of competence is based on the descriptions of objectives in the curricula and the evaluation criteria provided in the study unit’s implementation plan” (Laurea degree regulations).
In this study unit the assessing of the competences will be done by using the criteria set for requirement level I.
Grade of the of the study unit is based on points from assignments and exams (max 100 points)
09.09.2021 - 31.12.2021
24.05.2021 - 30.05.2021
20 - 70
Laurea Leppävaara, service
Seija Tiainen, Rauno Hammarberg
According to the degree regulations (section 18) “students must be present in the first contact session or notify their teacher in charge if they cannot attend. If they fail to notify the teacher of their absence in the first contact session, their enrolment will be rejected. Another student in the queue may be enrolled in the study unit in the place of the absent student.” (Laurea degree regulations) In the case of online studies the lecturer can also specify some other way than participation on an online meeting what is required from the student so that he/she verifies his/her attendance on the study unit (Decision by the vice president, education 7/2019).
Turvallisuuden ja riskienhallinnan koulutus (HTA2), Laurea Leppävaara (Finnish)
According to the degree regulations “all students are entitled to demonstrate their competence. The recognition and accreditation of prior competence is initiated by the students themselves. The competence is recognised and accredited by the teacher responsible for the module or study unit or another person designated by the director of the UAS unit. The assessment is carried out according to the same criteria and grading scale as that adopted for the corresponding study unit.” For further information visit Link
Demonstrating competences can be done during the study unit:
1. enroll to this study unit
2. write your competence analysis
3. contact resposible teacher of study unit before the study unit starts and send your competence analysis to the teacher
Students are going to participate ECHO Cyber Morning seminar and Guest lectures
Every module starts with contact or virtual lesson. Modules include virtual & other individual studies, self studies with videos & written material, online exams, applying assignments and reflections. All exams & assignments must be done before deadline, not late returns are accepted. Final exam will end the study unit.
5 credits = 135 h
Framework in the study unit: IT and Cybersecurity Essential Body of Knowledge EBK
Competence based model and compentences needed to
- protect information
- protect organization against threats caused by humans and social engineering
- protect systems & networks
Hot topics in information and cyber security
1: 50-59 points 2: 60-69 points
3: 70-79 4: 80-89