Department of Communications and Networking


Cybersecurity has become one of the biggest priorities for businesses and governments. Streamlining and strengthening strategic cybersecurity are key aspects in making sure the right cybersecurity activities are done in more digitalising world.
Cyber Security

The research group works on the following topics:

  • Cybersecurity leadership
  • The role of cybersecurity in Hybrid warfare
  • Election security

Currently, two courses are offered:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Internet Forum (also an open lecture series [Studia Generalia])

The team is also involved in the "Twin Smart City" project, in cooperation with Tallinn University of Technology.



The research group is led by Professor Jarno Limnéll.

Group members

Latest publications

Strategic leadership in cyber security, case Finland

Martti Lehto, Jarno Limnéll 2021 INFORMATION SECURITY JOURNAL

The importance of strategic leadership in cyber security

Jarno Limnéll, Martti Lehto 2019 Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security, ECCWS 2019

Developing political response framework to cyber hostilities

Jarno Limnéll 2018 Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation

Cyber security capability and the case of Finland

Martti Lehto, Jarno Limnéll 2016 Proceedings of the 15th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security, ECCWS 2016

Cybersecurity for Decisionmakers

Jarno Limnéll, Mirva Salminen, Klaus Majewsky 2015

European Cybersecurity Must Be Strengthened

Jarno Limnéll 2015 European Cybersecurity Journal

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Jarno Limnéll 2015 Kanava

Northern European Cyber Security in Light of the Ukraine War

Jarno Limnéll 2015 Ukraine and Cyber War

Preparing Finland for Hybrid Warfare: Social vulnerabilities and the threat of military force

Jarno Limnéll, Charly Salonius-Pasternak 2015 FIIA Comment
More information on our research in the Research database.
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