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A free course series by University of Helsinki and MOOC.fi in collaboration with F-Secure Cyber Security Academy!

This part of the course series will introduce the participant to the relevant issues in cyber security. These issues include the stakeholders' and users' ability to disrupt the functionality of a system; corporate responsibilities and liabilities; and the never-ending software crisis that is related to the increasing amount of software and maintenance.

Ilmoittautuminen ja opintomaksu

Free of charge.

You will be given instructions for course registration in the MOOC online learning environment after completing the course.

N.B!

  • Please note that the course registration form is open for a pre-defined period only.
  • If you wish to have the ECTS entered in the University of Helsinki’s student records, you must register for the course at the Open University.
  • Course materials (without ECTS) are available for everyone without officially registering on the course.
  • If you enter erroneous information when registering, we cannot register your credits.
  • Students and international students at the University of Helsinki can enrol on the course with their University of Helsinki username.

The course credits will be registered within 4 to 6 weeks of registration.


Practical instructions for studying
Ar­range­ments for stu­dents in need of spe­cial sup­port

Open University reserves the right to make changes to the study programme.

Kuvaus

If you are completing DEFA (Digital Education For All) studies, Cyber Security Base: Introduction to Cyber Security is one of the courses that can be completed for application purposes; please see information in Finnish.

No specific prerequisites are needed. General understanding of computer systems and networks are recommended.

The course is the first part in series "Cyber Security Base". The series consists of 6 courses that can be grouped in two courses, each course rewarding 5 credits, 10 credits in total.

  • Introduction to current status of cyber security
  • Better understanding why cyber security is needed
  • Technical aspects are discussed in more details in the following courses

This part of the course series will introduce the participant to the relevant issues in cyber security. These issues include the stakeholders' and users' ability to disrupt the functionality of a system; corporate responsibilities and liabilities; and the never-ending software crisis that is related to the increasing amount of software and maintenance.

The course material consists of online material (https://cybersecuritybase.mooc.fi/)

Several external online materials (articles, videos) are used in the course. These links are specified in the course material.

The course is an online course with no pre-organized contact hours

Students can contact the organizers via course email address if help is needed

Fail / Pass grading upon completion of course exercises

Taking this course does not give students access to a University of Helsinki user account. If you want to view and share information about your studies after completing the course, sign up for the Oma Opintopolku -service maintained by the Finnish National Agency for Education. The ECTS will be displayed within two days in the Oma Opintopolku -service after credits have been registered to the University of Helsinki. To register for the Oma Opintopolku – service you must identify yourself by using Finnish bank identification codes, mobile certificate or certificate card.

Contact information:

This course is a massive open online course (MOOC), which means it is available to everyone. For further information about the course, please see the online learning environment. The online learning environment contains the material and instructions necessary for completing the course.

Assoc. prof. Nikolaj Tatti

The course is part of the subject studies in Computer Science.