Jyväskylä, Finland

Network and Information Security

when 5 August 2019 - 9 August 2019
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC

This course provides an introduction to network and information security. Students will study the issues involved in defining and assuring the security of information and networking systems, including many emerging applications in online social networks (OSN), Internet of Things (IoT), and Cyber Physical Systems (CPS).

Course topics covered include network security, security protocol design and analysis, security modeling, key management, intrusion detection, DDOS detection and mitigation, web security, privacy, anonymity, theoretical limitations and practical implementations and other emerging topics such as Advanced Persistent Threat in IoT and other threats in OSN.

Coursework includes a significant team project.

Course leader

Lecturer: Prof. My T. Thai (University of Florida, United States)
Coordinator: Alexander Semenov

Target group

Jyväskylä Summer School offers courses to advanced Master's students, graduate students, and post-docs from the field of Mathematics and Science and Information Technology.

Prerequisites: The students will be expected to work with mathematical models and analytical reasoning. Basic knowledge of algorithms, graph theory, and probability theory are required.

Course aim

Learning outcomes: After successful completion of this course, students should be able to use results from security theory in practical situations and to model practical systems in theoretical terms. Students will be able to perform a risk assessment for a given system. They will be able to design policies and controls appropriate for given system requirements and will have rudimentary skills in security research.

Fee info

EUR 0: Participation in the Summer School courses is free of charge, but students are responsible for covering their own meals, accommodation and travel costs as well as possible visa costs.


Jyväskylä Summer School is not able to grant Summer School students financial support.