Free of charge.
Cyber Security Base: Course Project II is a massive open online course (MOOC), which means it is available to everyone
If you complete the course and wish to have the credits entered in the University of Helsinki’s student records, you must register for the course at the Open University after completing it. You will be given instructions for registration after completing the course. Also the Helsinki University students must follow this instruction, in case they wish to have the credits entered in the student records.
- Please note that the course registration form is open for a pre-defined period only
- If you enter erroneous information when registering, we cannot register your credits
- Course materials are available for everyone without officially enrolling on the course.
- Students and international students at the University of Helsinki can enrol on the course with their University of Helsinki username.
- If you do not have a Finnish personal identity code, please contact the University of Helsinki Admission Services in order to register for the course.
Taking this course does not give students access to a University of Helsinki user account. Once their credits have been registered, students will receive a confirmation message to the email address they have provided.
We reserve the right to make changes to the study program.
- Cyber security base: introduction, securing software, project I, and advanced topics are highly recommended
- The project involves installing, among other things, a virtual machine. Good computer skills are required.
- The course is the 5th 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.
The participant will be introduced to
- intrusion toolkits (metasploit)
- detecting intrusions
In the second project, the participants will install an operating system with a variety of vulnerabilities and then install a network intrusion prevention system into it. Subsequently, the participants will familiarize themselves with penetration testing software, and attack the system they installed.
- 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.
- Questions regarding the learning environment: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Questions about registering at the Open University: email@example.com
- You can find frequently asked questions on the course at the MOOC learning environment
- If you have questions about the content of the course, please contact the teacher in charge of the course: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 MOOC learning environment. The online learning environment contains the material and instructions necessary for completing the course.
Assoc. prof. Nikolaj Tatti
- Master's level
- Advanced studies