“EU AND GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY FUNDAMENTALS” COURSE WEEK 7: The “Bigger Picture”

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Today marks the seventh and final lecture of the “EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals” course in the ECPC Advanced Master in Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Management! After today’s lecture, students will have acquired a solid understanding of the multifaceted EU data protection and cybersecurity landscape thanks to the lectures and tutorials on EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals led by myself and our other expert ...

IT’S TUTORIAL TIME! WEEK 6: A CYBERSECURITY READING OF THE GDPR

Thursday is problem-based learning tutorial day in the “EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals” course! Following Monday’s lecture in which the students of the Advanced Master in Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Management have been provided with a cybersecurity reading of the GDPR,  today’s tutorial will require them to discuss and prepare a presentation on the difference between two key concepts with respect to data protection and cybersecurity: anonymized ...

ICTLC expands to Athens, Greece through partnership with Spiros Tassis

We are extremely proud to announce that ICTLC has signed a partnership in Greece with Tassis & Associates Law Office. ICTLC Greece is based in Athens and led by Spiros Tassis, a highly renowned international lawyer with more than 20 years of experience advising entities in the areas of TMT, Privacy and ICT law. The Greek team ...

“EU AND GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY FUNDAMENTALS” COURSE WEEK 6: A CYBERSECURITY READING OF THE GDPR

Today my lecture in the “EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals” course  will present a cybersecurity reading of the GDPR. After having learned about computer security technology and its principles, and having familiarized themselves with the most relevant EU cybersecurity legal sources, the students are now ready to bridge the connection with personal data protection! One of the aims of this course is to ...

IT’S TUTORIAL TIME! WEEK 5: INTRUSION DETECTION, FIREWALLS, INTRUSION PREVENTION SYSTEMS AND THREAT INTELLIGENCE

It's Thursday and that means that it is tutorial time in the “EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals” course! This afternoon students will discuss the deployment of intrusion detection/prevention systems, firewalls, and threat intelligence, giving group presentations, first from the perspective of an attacker and then as a member of the organization, in a session led by Fernando ...

“EU AND GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY FUNDAMENTALS” COURSE WEEK 5: Intrusion detection, firewalls, intrusion prevention systems and threat intelligence

Intrusion detection, firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, and threat intelligence. These fundamental cybersecurity themes will be explored in detail this week with Fernando Silvia in the “EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals” course within the ECPC Advanced Master in Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Management! In this fifth week of the course, students will gain in-depth knowledge about intrusions, cyber trespass, building secure systems to prevent attacks, ...

IT’S TUTORIAL TIME! WEEK 4: Malicious software and denial-of-service attacks

In this week’s tutorial led by Fernando Silva, the LLM students enrolled in the “EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals” course will put their knowledge acquired during Monday’s lecture to the test!  Today’s interactive, problem-based learning assignment consists of carrying out a risk assessment for a fictional Dublin based software development company, located on the top floor of an office ...

“EU AND GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY FUNDAMENTALS” COURSE WEEK 4: Malicious software and denial-of-service attacks

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Today our LLM lecture is about malicious software and denial-of-service attacks with Brian Honan! As you may already be aware, malicious software (malware) is one of the most significant categories of threats to computer systems! According to ENISA’s 2021 Threat Landscape, “Malware developers keep finding ways to make reverse engineering and dynamic analysis harder” and “Malware targeting container environments have become much more ...

It’s TUTORIAL TIME! Week 3: User authentication, access controls and database, data center and network security

It’s Thursday and that means it’s tutorial time again in the European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC) "EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals" course within the Advanced Master in Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Management! This afternoon, we will stimulate the students to operationalise the knowledge gained during Fernando Silva’s lecture on Monday with a case study and ...

“EU AND GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY FUNDAMENTALS” COURSE WEEK 3: Authentication, Access controls, Database, Data Center and Network Security

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It’s week 3 of the “EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals” course within the “Advanced Master in Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Management” LLM at the European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC)! Today Fernando Silva will address Authentication, Access controls and Database, Data Center and Network Security. We’ll commence the lecture by taking a deep dive into authentication. Authentication ...