Cybersecurity Online Course


GFCE Code: G0773

Status: Ongoing

From: Oct 2021

To: Dec 2021

Target audience: Public Sector, Private Sector, Policymakers

Tags: COVID-19





This 10-week online advanced course in Cybersecurity covers technological and geopolitical risks, policy challenges, actors, and initiatives related to cybersecurity, especially those related to cybercrime, violence, child protection, the security of core infrastructure, and cyberwarfare. It also covers a broader context: the relations of cybersecurity with economic development and human rights.

The main objective of this course is to serve as a capacity building exercise for decision-makers, diplomats, policy-shapers, academics, post-graduate students or journalists and staff from NGO’s who cover issues of internet rights and security.

The course consists of 8 modules:

  • Introduction to cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity risks
  • Cybercrime
  • Violence and child protection
  • Critical Infrastructure and resources
  • Cyber conflicts and international security
  • Cybersecurity policy frameworks
  • Broader context of cybersecurity


Application deadline is September 27th.


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