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Secure routed networks (5 cr)

Code: KT00DN54-3002

General information


06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022


30.08.2022 - 16.12.2022


5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


10 - 35

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Cyber Security


  • Vesa Kankare

Responsible person

Vesa Kankare

Student groups

  • KTKT20SP
    Cybersecurity, full-time studies


You know how to design and implement secure routed networks.
You know the differences between routing protocols and are able to select appropriate routing protocol to your design.
You understand the interactions between different routing protocols and are able to assess and improve routed network security and create high availability solutions.
You are able to apply advanced features of routers to improve overall network security.


How do routing protocols and their advanced features function?
How are routing protocols interoperating?
How to use routers to improve overall security and network availablity?
How to implement various routing technologies?


Online self-study material, online resources and remote laboratory exercises

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
You participate into scheduled contact lessons. You studies are progressing in the pace of the group schedule and self paced learning activities.

Independent or blended track:
You study the topics by yourself and execute required learning activities. In this case contact your responsible teacher in the beginning of the studies to agree on the required activities and demonstration of your skills.

Employer connections


Exam schedules

Retakes are arranged as needed in agreement with the responsible teacher

Student workload

Achieving the learning outcomes requires 135 hours of work of which about a third is contact lessons and laboratory exercises and the rest self study, practise exams and remote laboratory exercises.

Evaluation scale


Assessment criteria, good (3)

Students are able to
(a) use professional vocabulary and concepts in an expert way in different situations.
(e) choose appropriate models, methods, software and techniques according to the purpose and justify these choices.

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment is based on learning activities and exams