Author Archives: Teemu Kontio

Appointments at JAMK

As from 7 August 2017, JAMK University of Applied Sciences has appointed Mr. Mika Karjalainen as Director of the Institute of Information Technology. Mr. Jarno Lötjönen has been appointed as Business manager  at the Institute of Information Technology. Mr. Karjalainen has previously worked at JAMK as Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security and he was responsible […]

Fifth national Cyber Security Exercise in May

Ministry of Defence of Finland and the The Security Committee of Finland organise the fifth national cyber exercise with JYVSECTEC cyber security research, development and training center. Exercise will be held on 8th – 11th of May 2017. For more information see The Ministry of Defence’s official bulletin:


The aim of the project is to create an assessment model named FINCSC PLUS that expands the basic-level assessment model FINCSC set up for assessing the level of cybersecurity in SMEs in particular. Duration 02/2017 – 08/2018 Funding programme Appropriation for launching regional innovations and experiments (AIKO) Implementing party JAMK University of Applied Sciences Ltd, Institute […]

JYVSECTEC success story

Construction phase 2010 – 2014 First negotiations about co-operation in research and development program around network and computer security were launched with Finnish industry in December 2010. Those negotiations led to the funding proposal of the JYVSECTEC –program focused to the development environments and to the systems of command, control and surveillance centers. JYVSECTEC –program […]

We are participating in Cybersecurity 2016 exhibition in Jyväskylä

Once again we are involved, when cyber security pioneers will meet for the third time in Jyväskylä Cyber​​security 2016 exhibition. Exhibition is held in the congress centre Jyväskylä Paviljonki 2nd and 3rd of November with Tekniikka 2016 exhibition (Automation, Production Technology, Industrial Internet). The focus of the Cybersecurity 2016 exhibition is on the Industry Digitalization, […]

Institute of Information Technology and JYVSECTEC as part of it joins the founder members of ECSO

European Commission and European Cyber Security Organization (ECSO) ASBL have signed the contract for a Public-Private Partnership for a strategic alliance in cyber security. The signature ceremony was held on July 5th 2016 in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France. The ceremony was hosted by Vice President for Digital Single Market, Andrus Ansip and Commissioner for […]

European Defence Agency’s training environment comes to Jyväskylä

Finland is involved in the cyber security project of European Defence Agency EDA and takes a leading role of the project together with Netherlands and Greece. Other participating countries in the project are Austria, Belgium, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Portugal and Sweden. The project is called EDA CAT B Project on Cooperation on Cyber Ranges in […]

Finnish National Cyber Exercise KYHA16 brings authorities together in Jyväskylä

The Ministry of Finance and the Finnish Defence Forces C5 Agency organizes the National Cyber Exercise together with cyber security research, development and training center JYVSECTEC. The exercise is held in Jyväskylä in JAMK University of Applied Sciences Lutakko Campus between May 16 – 19. The exercise is the fourth event in a row and […]

JYVSECTEC participated Locked Shields 2016 exercise

JYVSECTEC participated in Locked Shields 2016 cyber defence exercise in Tallinn, Estonia. The exercise was held between April 18 – 22, and there were over 550 security experts participants from 26 countries. The experts came from national security authorities and the companies and communities operating among the national security issues. In the exercise the participants […]

JYVSECTEC organizes an Information Security Event for Higher Education

JYVSECTEC organizes an annual information security event Korkeakoulujen tietoturvapäivät for higher educational institutions on March 15th and 16th. This year the event will be held at JAMK University of Applied Sciences’ Lutakko campus in Jyväskylä, Finland. The event is aimed at information security managers and officers of higher educational institutions. The program of the event includes […]