Diploma in Cyber Security

In the cyber world, security cannot be provided within a company but covers the entire supply and value chain and all stakeholders. We rely on digital technologies and services in modern societies. Like most other good things, digital innovations come with side effects and risks. 

The Diploma in Cyber Security program will provide you with a comprehensice viewpoint to and tools for cyber security management. cyber security. The training will help you enable your company to become more resilient and to function in the highly digitalized world  and cyber environment. It will also help you to identify and prepare for threats and disruptions, and protect critital assets in your company and in the value network.

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"In today’s highly interconnected digital world we need to ensure business continuity and the resilience of digital societies. Cyber security has become a competitive advantage and business capability. We all have a role to play in it – especially executives."

Hadi Ghanbari, Associate professor, Aalto University 


Successfull cyber security measures ensure business operations and serve strategic goals of the organization. Improved competences allow the organisaiton to function and prosper in the cyber environment.

You are able to detect and analyze critical cyber risks from your organisation’s view-point
You are more capable to mitigate and control risks with appropriate measusres and with business mindset
You have a comprehensive set of tools to build cyber resilience and continuity in your organisation and value networks by analyzing your company’s cyber security case throughout the program
You are able to manage cyber crisis and disruptions and help organization to recov-er from those
You get a possibility to networks and learn from other cyber secyrity professionals


  • security managers and directors who want to deepen their cyber security competences 
  • security professionals who will take on more demanding roles in cyber security 
  • consultants and trainers working in the fields of cyber security, information security, and digitalization 
  • executives and business directors who want to get a comprehensive understanding of the importance of cyber security for business 

Examples of participants’ work titles

  • Chief digital officer
  • Information security manager
  • Security director, security manager
  • Technology manager
  • Business director

Participation in the program does not require a technical background. The program will be delivered in English.

Contents and Schedule

The program consists of nine training days and one half-day crisis communication workshop.

Training modules consists of lectures, workshops, simulations, cases and different type of group assignments. Some modules might have a pre-assignment and preparation beforehand. Throughout the program you will analyse your own organisation’s cyber security case, and apply learning outcomes to that context. This assigment is completed mostly independently and outside classes.

Three modules can be purchased as stand alone modules. Fee for one module is € 1,100 (+ VAT). Available modules are

  • Cyber security landscape
  • Cyber security interdependence
  • Incident management and recovery


Inspiring and comprehensive modules

and problem solving with peers

Cyber -case

Engaging and relevant analysis of a challenge of your choice

Experienced and rich pool of trainers

from the academia, public authorities, and industry




Jari Pirhonen

Jari Pirhonen has worked in a variety of security management roles and currently works for TietoEVRY as Chief Security Officer.

Hänen kiinnostuksen kohteensa on turvallisuus yleensä, erityisesti tietoturva liiketoiminnan, yritysturvallisuuden ja riskienhallinnan näkökulmista. Pirhonen on myös Aalto PRO:n Turvallisuusjohtamisen koulutusohjelma TJK:n alumni.

Valtteri Vuorisalo

Dr. Valtteri Vuorisalo works as a director in defence and public safety accounts for Accenture and as a research fellow at King’s College London.

Työssään ja tutkimuksessaan Valtteri keskittyy erityisesti data- ja tietovirtojen yhteensopivuuden mahdollistamiseen ja näiden virtojen hyödyntämiseen.

Hadi Ghanbari

Hadi Ghanbari works as an Assistant professor at Aalto University School of Business and teaches courses on cyber security.

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