Brussels experience week – Global cybersecurity legal and policy frameworks & Tutorial # 2

Following an insightful field trip to Europol on Tuesday with guest lectures from Daniel Drewer, Philipp Almann, and Jan Ellermann of Europol - many thanks to Europol for this collaboration!!! - yesterday our students were presented with a view on global cybersecurity legal and policy frameworks! Multinational corporations are often faced with fragmented, and sometimes conflicting, national or regional data protection and cybersecurity requirements. For this ...

Brussels experience week – Guest Lectures

Here we go with some very special guest lecturers for the last day of the Cybersecurity Week in Brussels!  The first lecture is being held by Dr. Prokopios Drogkaris, Cybersecurity Expert – Policy Development and Implementation at the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA), who is now presenting on “Engineering Data Protection: The case of pseudonymization”. The discussion is already very lively ...

“Advanced Cybersecurity and Global Cybersecurity Strategy” course week 1: ‘Case law’ (decisions of Supervisory Authorities)

It's time for the Cybersecurity Week in Brussels!!! Today we are kicking off the “Advanced Cybersecurity and Global Cybersecurity Strategy” course within the Advanced Master in Privacy, Cybersecurity, Data Management and Leadership LLM at the European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC)! This week we are at ECPC’s Brussels Campus for the “Brussels experience week – Cybersecurity” where just ...

#DataProtectionDay: Committing to Transparency in 2022 with ECPC Data Protection Icons

Today is International Data Protection Day, in celebration of the 41st anniversary of the first binding international treaty concerning the topic of data protection being opened for signature: the Council of Europe Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data. Since the early 1980s, both the quantity and economic importance of data ...

“Easy privacy information via icons? Yes, you can!”: The European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC) Data Protection Icons win transparency contest organized by the Italian Data Protection Authority

We are very pleased to announce that the European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC) is among the winners of the Italian Data Protection Authority’s “Easy privacy information via icons? Yes, you can!” data protection icons contest! Launched on 15 March 2021, the contest called upon members of the public to develop a set of icons which may be ...

“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 ...