KYBS5592 Changing Security and Hybrid Threats (JSS29) (3 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Responsible organisation:
Faculty of Information Technology
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



University of Jyväskylä (JYU) is organizing a summer course “Changing Security and Hybrid Threats” in cooperation with The European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats (Hybrid CoE). The course will enhance understanding of rapidly changing security environment in today’s Europe. During the course, the students will get familiar with cyber and information influencing today, military hybrid threats, and how state actors Russia and China as well as non-state actors fit into the picture. Through lectures and workshop case studies, the students will learn to identify vulnerabilities, understand strategic motivation using hybrid threats and how to build resilience. The course will be interactive, encourage the students in critical thinking concerning hybrid threats. In addition to the main lectures, there will be several guest lecturers’ themes such as geopolitics, security in history.

Completion methods

Obligatory attendance at lectures and completing the exercises.

Learning outcomes

Basic common understanding about Changing Security and Hybrid Threats.

Description of prerequisites

Basic knowledge of Hybrid Threats and Main Concepts.

Completion methods

Method 1

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Parts of the completion methods
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