Diploma in Cyber Security
In the cyber world, security cannot be provided within a company, but it covers the entire supply and value chain as well as 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 comprehensive viewpoint and tools for cyber security management. 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 identify and prepare for threats and disruptions and protect critical assets in your company and in the value network.
"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, Assistant Professor, Aalto University
Successful cyber security measures ensure business operations and serve the organization's strategic goals. Improved competencies allow the organization to function and prosper in the cyber environment.
- 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 consist of lectures, workshops, simulations, cases, and different types of group assignments. Some modules might have a pre-assignment and preparation beforehand. Throughout the program, you will analyze your own organization’s cyber security case, and apply learning outcomes to that context. This assignment is completed mostly independently and outside classes.
The program includes a visit to NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Center of Excellence in Tallinn.
Three modules can be purchased as stand-alone modules. The fee for one module is € 1,100 (+ VAT). Available modules are
Inspiring and comprehensive modules
and problem solving with peers
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 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.
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 works as an Assistant professor at Aalto University School of Business and teaches courses on cyber security.