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Students from Master's Programme in Computer Science. Course is also available to students from other degree programmes.

This MOOC course gives an introduction to topics such as: cybersecurity, operative security, secure programming (esp. within web), vulnerabilities in software systems and detection of them required remedies.

Recommended time/stage of studies for completion: 2. or 3. year of studies.

The course is offered every year, in the 3rd teaching period.

Course focuses on building core knowledge and abilities related to the work of a cyber security professional. Learn about tools used to analyse flaws in software systems, necessary knowledge to build secure software systems (esp. within Web), the skills needed to perform risk and threat analysis on existing systems.

The tasks done on the course are tracked in the MOOC and the grading is passed or failed. The course comprises of three parts: advanced topics (3 ECTS), Project II (1 ECTS), and Capture the Flag (1 ECTS). The total amount of received ECTS depends on the passed course parts.

This course is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).

Samu Varjonen