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“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 ...

TODAY IS TUTORIAL TIME! TUTORIAL Week 2: “The Cybersecurity Legal Framework”

It’s tutorial time! Today the students of our EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals course in the ECPC Advanced Master in Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Management will be requested to discuss the EU Cybersecurity Strategy and the relevant legal framework, isolating the fundamental elements, policy objectives, scope and legal obligations for the relevant stakeholders.  The new EU Cybersecurity Strategy was presented on 16 December 2020 by the Commission ...

“EU AND GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY FUNDAMENTALS” COURSE Week 2: Cybersecurity Legal Framework

It's week 2 of the EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals course within the Advanced Master in Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Management LLM we created at ECPC! Today I will lecture on the EU cybersecurity legal framework live from Dakar, Senegal, where I am lecturing in the Data Protection Officer (DPO) Humanitarian Action Certificate course. Specifically, we will explore the intricacies of the European ...

Today is Tutorial time! Tutorial 1: “The concept of cybersecurity and an introduction to cryptographic tools”

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The students of our EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals course in the ECPC Advanced Master in Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Management will be confronted with a practical case which will require them to apply their knowledge of the fundamentals of cybersecurity and different types of threats and attacks, and propose measures to deal with them, with a specific focus on encryption. Our EU and ...

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