Olli Jarva granted an award for his thesis on information security by the Finnish Information Security Association

The master's thesis of Olli Jarva, a student at the Aalto University School of Science, received an award for the best master's thesis.

The award was granted in master's degree series of a competition organised by the Finnish Information Security Association. The thesis had been graded 'excellent'.

In his thesis, Olli Jarva developed a model of a smart strong authentication solution which dramatically reduced authentication challenges for legitimate users without compromising security. This was achieved by automatically analyzing contextual data for current and previous authentication attempts and requesting authentication only when deemed necessary.

The purpose of the award, which was established by the Finnish Information Security Association in 2010, is to encourage students to write high-quality theses on information security and in this manner promote Finnish expertise in information security. Master's theses on information security written for Finnish higher education institutions or universities of applied sciences can take part in the competition.

 

 

 

Related news

Aalto Thesis is a multidisciplinary program for making the master's thesis.
Cooperation, Studies, University Published:

Aalto Thesis: Boosting multidisciplinary collaboration and work-life relevance

Aalto Thesis is a newly launched model for an integrated project-based and work-life oriented Master’s Thesis, executed as a part of a multidisciplinary student team.
Accountorille räätälöidyn opiskelijaprojektin tiimi
Cooperation, Studies Published:

Students examined automation possibilities available for financial administration software

Commissioned by Accountor, a set of metrics assessing software automation capabilities were created.
Yliopistonlehtori Panu Erästö. Kuva: Terhi Ollikainen / Aalto-yliopisto
Studies Published:

Panu Erästö has digitalised studying on basic courses of statistics

Educational videos show how Excel works, freeing up time in the classroom for other things.
Kuva: Sanna Lehto
Cooperation, Research & Art, Studies Published:

Breaking the chain of vulnerability

How empathy, close listening and design thinking enable Claudia Garduño and the AaltoLAB Mexico to find the most urgent problems in an indigenous community.
  • Published:
  • Updated:
Share
URL copied!