Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2016–2018
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
ETT_3072 Human element in information security 5 ECTS
Organised by
Electronics and Communication Technology
Person in charge
Jouni Isoaho

Learning outcomes

After the course the participants understand the limitations and possibilities of different information security technologies. Participants understand and are able to analyze the information security risks to communication and information technology applications arising from human activity. Participants are able to analyze and specify systems so that the information security risks arising from human activity are minimized.


Overview of information security technologies. Information security risks arising from human activity. Normal and abnormal differences between people.Information criticality. Processes and security policies. Privacy and WWW visibility. Surveillance and security policies. System analysis and specification with application case studies.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Oral exam
  • In English

Participation in classroom work, presentations and a learning journal.



Belongs to following study modules

Department of Nursing Science
Health Technology (Nursing Science)
Department of Future Technologies
Department of Future Technologies
Department of Future Technologies
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Department of Future Technologies
DP in Computer Science
DP in Computer Science
DP Bachelor of Science in Techn.(Communication St)
DP in Information and Communication Technology
MDP in Digital Health and Life Sciences (Tech.)
Finnish Study Modules