Fundamentals of Industrial Cybersecurity
In this course, you will be made aware of the state-of-the-art in cybersecurity research and state of practice in industry.
About the course
Cybersecurity vulnerabilities are a threat to progress in the business sector and society. This is an accelerating threat due to the current rapid digitalisation, which in manufacturing is termed Industry 4.0. Companies are aware of this threat and realise the need to invest in countermeasures, but development is hampered by lack of competence.
You will learn to
- describe the landscape of industrial cybersecurity, including main risks and protections
- understand the most relevant cybersecurity mechanisms
- analyze the cybersecurity needs in specific industrial contexts and plan for most appropriate countermeasures.
Below you find the entry requirements for the course. If you do not fulfill the requirements, you can get your eligibility evaluated based on knowledge acquired in other ways, such as work experience, other studies etcetera. Read more in Application information below.
Occasions for this course
Autumn semester 2023
2023-09-18 - 2023-10-29 (part time 25%)
Independent of location
Number of mandatory occasions including examination: 0
Number of other physical occasions: 0
Course syllabus & literatureSee course plan and literature list (DVA486)
120 credits, of which 60 credits in computer science or related subjects. In addition, Swedish B / Swedish 3 and English A / English 6 are required. In cases where the course is given in English, exceptions are made from Swedish B / Swedish 3.
You’ll find the entry requirements in the course description. After submitting your application, the next step is to submit documentation to demonstrate your eligibility for the course. Most academic credentials from Sweden are retrieved automatically. Wait a few days after submitting your application - if you still can’t see your academic credentials om My pages, please upload them.
If you have studied in another country, you must provide transcripts of your academic studies and of your English proficiency. Exactly what you need to submit and how, depends on several factors. You can read more on universityadmissions.se or antagning.se.
If the course requires work experience, you need to provide an employer’s certificate. You can download a template for employer’s certificate below.
No academic qualifications?
Many courses requires that you have previous academies studies, but we can validate work experience to determine whether you have the qualifications for the course.
If you don’t have the formal qualifications required, please send in a certificate of employment (current or previous) and a CV/Description of competence that describes your educational and professional background. Please include a short description of your work experience, not only the work title.
Use the CV/ Description of competence template below and fill in the information requested.
You can also use our template for Employers certificate if you like.
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If you have any questions regarding eligibility or application please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org