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Learn more about how we can help you test and evaluate your innovative work, routines and processes to manage information security threats
Who we are
The project is a cooperation between two academic partner Centria-ammattikorkeakoulu, Finland and Luleå University of Technology, Sweden.
What our partners and researchers say
Centria Bulletin published an article “Junkmail conversations” written by our Cynic-colleague Olli Isohanni: Have you been curious what happens if you reply to junk mail? We at Centria SecuLab have tested it so that you do not need to! There is usually little or no danger in the process of receiving and opening a spam […]
In the Cynic-Meet the audience heard a lot about cyber security threats and future concerns. We learned that Cyber security experts are working hard to protect user’s privacy and online-life safety. Cyber Security expert Tom Tuunainen from Centria University of Applied Sciences presented three work cases. He told about how to find vulnerabilities, how to […]
Cybersecurity & Digitalization – From SMEs to Authorities 30 March 13:00 – 15:00 CEST REGISTER HERE During the last years we have taken large steps into the future of a digitalization. It has been a necessity in the time of the pandemic, to stay competitive on a global market. We are using new ways to […]
As cybersecurity is an important topic on all industries, the team gets stronger with each new person who brings their knowledge to the project team. We have two new faces as Aili Lähdemäki and Elina Hirvonen have joined the CYNIC project. They both joined SecuLab team at Centria University of Applied Sciences in the beginning […]
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CYNIC – Cyber security in Innovation and Business Communication
The project has identified that an uncertainty and a risk focus is an obstacle to SMEs willingness to invest in new business models which are tailored for digitalisation and digital services. Better insights and sound IT behaviour can be gained through testing and evaluating new business models in a safe testing environment. The project aims at (1) promoting entrepreneurship, i.e. proactive, innovative and tactical risk taking by offering demonstrators and workshops that problematize established practices, (2) increase SMEs capabilities to internationalization by providing a collaborative approach for different companies to quickly and effectively address common challenges and opportunities, as well as (3) stimulate and evaluate new business models by developing testable scenarios and exposing them to realistic risks and countermeasures, thereby contributing to increased entrepreneurship and stimulating the ongoing development of a new digital service industry in the region.