[icann-see] Fwd: Cybersecurity Online Course

Sorina Teleanu sorinat at diplomacy.edu
Fri Aug 5 13:57:15 CEST 2016

Dear all,

If you are interested in cybersecurity issues, and would like to learn
more, you might be interested in Diplo's cybersecurity online course. All
relevant details are below. Please note that partial scholarships are

Best regards,

(with my Diplo hat on)


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Cybersecurity Online Course

Diplo offers interactive postgraduate-level online course on Cybersecurity
<http://www.diplomacy.edu/courses/cybersecurity> starting the week of
3 October 2016. The application deadline is 29 August 2016.

Thanks to support from the government of Malta, partial scholarships are
available for applicants from developing countries to attend upcoming Diplo
online courses. These scholarships cover 50-70% of course fees.

*A relevant and applicable look at cybersecurity, taking into account the
different aspects of the subject matter. The intuitive e-learning
environment allows for informative discussion and interaction between
participants and instructors alike. Also, the global composition of both
the participants and instructors allows one to gain a useful insight into
diverse experiences and views of cybersecurity.*

Kasek Galgal, Tutor/Lecturer, Physics Division, University of Papua New
Guinea (December 2014)

Key words that we increasingly see in the media with regard to the Internet
include stolen digital assets, attacks on government servers, Internet
fraud, child pornography.

There is growing concern about misuse and abuse of the Internet. How do we
ensure the future growth of the Internet as a facilitator of global
economic and social growth, while also addressing the risks that it
creates?The 10-week advanced thematic course in Cybersecurity covers
in-depth aspects of privacy and security, core infrastructure and
cyberterrorism, policies and strategies, as well as social aspects and
other issues, including child online safety.

By the end of the course, participants should be able to:

   - Identify the defining features of cybersecurity, and the factors which
   shape the international issues.
   - Identify principal threats to cybersecurity; describe and analyse the
   key cybersecurity issues for users, and states.
   - Understand and analyse the Internet security issues for e-commerce
   including online banking and identity.
   - Explain the issues involved in cybercrime, its impact and
   - Understand the threats to the core Internet infrastructure.
   - Explain the concepts of cyberwarfare and cyberterrorism, and their
   role in international Internet policy.
   - Understand and assess the challenges involved in social aspects of
   - Explain and analyse the international frameworks for cybersecurity
   policies and strategies.

Contact us at admissions at diplomacy.edu
<admissions at diplomacy.edu?subject=Malta%20Scholarships> for further


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