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Telecommuncations and security basics (5 cr)

Code: AT00BT77-3007

General information


01.07.2022 - 04.09.2022


05.09.2022 - 16.12.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning


Faculty of Technology (LAB)


E-campus, Lahti

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Information Technology


  • Rami Viksilä

Scheduling groups

  • Opetus (Size: 200. Open UAS: 0.)



Small groups

  • Lecturing

Learning outcomes

The student is able to
- explain “how the Internet works” and describe the central services and their effects on the usability of the services provided by the Internet
- explain what components form Local Area Network (LAN) and what factors most affect its capacity and performance
- plan, implement, and test the most used services of a LAN and be able to connect the local area network to the Internet
- explain the functions and differences of a routers and switches and describe the content and structures of packets, frames and other data network messages
- describe and take into account the risks and security threats connected to data communications and explain how a firewall works

Assessment scale