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Global Cyber-Security (7 CPD Hours)

CPD Programme, School of Law, UCLan Cyprus (CPD provider accredited by the Cyprus Bar Association)

Course Outline
The primary purpose of this course is to examine and analyse Global Cyber-Security.

The background to this course is formed by the world wide web. This is a tool of technological resilience and agility created and managed, to improve daily life.
However, where there is good there is bad. While society innovates, it also renders itself and individuals more vulnerable. The world is not and will not be ready to absorb all potential offered by the virtual world of the internet. While becoming resilient, the world needs to face threats and challenges.

Target Audience
This Course is aimed at various persons and bodies including:
• Members of the legal profession.
• Law enforcement agencies, Police officers, Military officers.
• Experts in Cyber-Affairs (Security, Defence, IT).
• Academics with disciplinary or cross-disciplinary sessions.
• Civil servants and specialists in Government affairs.
• Civil Defence authorities.
• Managers and Company CEOs and CIOs.
• Advanced students of diverse disciplines.

This CPD programme is designed for mid-career professionals in all disciplines and fields, with a particular emphasis on law and law enforcement.

Course Aims
This CPD course will be cross-disciplinary with the overarching aim of reflecting current challenges and ongoing issues in the fields of security, law, public policy, business and informatics (IT). It will enable attendees to comprehend strategies and operations in Global Cyber-Security.

During the course, participants at the CPD course will:
• Learn how to define, examine and comprehend cyber-security in a global world through legal, strategic and operational approaches.
• Reflect on the current status of law and future laws on cyber-protection as well as strategies, tactics and operational methods of cyber-security against all elements of traditional and not         traditional crime.
• Comprehend what constitutes cyber-warfare, cyber-security and defence and with what methods possible threats can be countered.
• Acquire knowledge on the fundamentals of cyber-law as well as current and future strategic challenges analysed at a global and national scale.

The Course is keeping with the mission of UCLan Cyprus, which is to offer high quality education and training to its advanced students, the professions, the business sector, experts, decision-makers and the wider community.

Certificates of participation will be issued. This Course is designed for the continuous professional development (CPD) of mid-career experts in Cyprus and internationally. UCLan Cyprus through its School of Law is a provider of CPD programmes for lawyers in Cyprus, accredited by the Cyprus Bar Association.

Course Learning Outcomes:
1. Demonstrate knowledge and capacity building in elements of Law, business and security/strategy. (Knowledge)
2. Define Cyber-Security in theory and practice. (Knowledge)
3. Discuss various components of cyber-law and cyber-security reflected strategies. (Comprehension)
4. Identify current and future challenges in the context of technological resilience and agility. (Analysis)
5. Examine current policy planning. Propose future planning ahead. (Synthesis)
6. Examine National/European and Global Cyber-Security infrastructure cases. (Evaluation)

Course Structure and Content:
The Course will be delivered at an intermediate-to-advanced level. It will consist of 7 hours (excluding coffee breaks) over two days covering different substantive elements including:
• Creating the World Wide Web and the need for cyber-security policy.
• Cyber-security and its application.
• Security and Digital Footprint.
• Securing Global and National infrastructure.
• Cybersecurity Legal Guidance. The Case of England & Wales.
• Cyber-Strategy Planning.
• Assessment and feedback.

Location: Hilton Hotel, Archbishop Makarios III Avenue, Nicosia, P.O. Box 22023

Participation Fee: €270 (price includes coffee breaks and participation fee)
Note: For groups of 5, a deduction of €50 shall be made, equal to €220 to be paid, per person.
For groups of 8, a deduction of €70 shall be made, equal to €200 to be paid, per person.

In order for the Course to run is subject to a satisfactory number of participants booking their places on or before Friday 23rd November 2018. Attendees who wish to participate should kindly book their places as soon as possible.

To book to attend the course, please submit the registration form to be found at here by email to [email protected]
Tel: 24694008 or Email: [email protected]

Note: If you are in a group of 5 or 8 professionals, please send in 1 email a list of each person along with the registration form.

About the Experts

BA(Hons) I.R&P, MA Dipl., Sen. Course Dipl., Ph.D., NATO Issues

Prof. Dr. Marios Panagiotis Efthymiopoulos is an internationally distinguished Expert and Scholar in the fields of Geostrategy, Security and International law with a specialization on Transatlantic issues. He is Senior Visiting Fellow at UCLan Cyprus School of Law. He is the Head of Strategy International and senior consultant at DVK Consultants. He has been the founding Dean of the College of Security and Global Studies at the American University in the Emirates (UAE). He has been a distinguished senior fellow at reputable international Universities and Institutions, with years of experience of work in the USA and the UAE. Among others: Columbia’s Harriman Institute, the Center for Transatlantic relations, John Hopkins’ SAIS, George Washington European Center of Excellence, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and as Visiting Professor at the University of Cyprus. Following the upcoming publication of his latest co-edited “Handbook of Cyber-Development, Cyber-Democracy and Cyber-Security”, by Springer (Oct 2018), is working on a sole authorship book on Cyber-Security; “Falcon’s Maze on Cyber-Security the Case of the UAE” by Springer (January 2021). For more information on the speaker visit, www.efthymiopoulos.eu

LLB., MPhil., PhD., Solicitor

Professor Dr. Klearchos A. Kyriakides holds an LLB Hons (Law & Politics) Degree from the University of Birmingham, an MPhil (International Relations) Degree together with a PhD (History) Degree from the University of Cambridge and a Postgraduate Diploma (in Legal Practice) from the University of Westminster. Klearchos qualified as a Solicitor of the then Supreme Court of England and Wales in 2003. Thereafter, until 2007, he practised Law in private practice in London. Since 2007, he has been a non-practising Solicitor and an ordinary member of the Law Society of England and Wales. For more than a decade, he has served on the Executive Committee Member of the West London Law Society and as the chair of its Education Sub-Committee; he also led the Society as its elected President from 2010 until 2011. From 2006 until 2013, Klearchos served on the Executive Council of the Hertfordshire Law Society. From 2007 until 2013, he served on the Learning and Development Sub-Committee of the Hertfordshire Family Justice Board. In consequence, Klearchos has acquired considerable experience of organising, chairing and delivering Continuing Professional Development courses aimed at solicitors and other members of the legal profession. From 2002 until 2015, Klearchos worked in the School of Law of the University of Hertfordshire, latterly as a senior lecturer teaching on various LLB and Legal Practice Course (LPC) modules; these included the LPC modules devoted to Professional Conduct & Regulation and Property Law & Practice. Since 2015, Klearchos has been an assistant professor in the School of Law of the Cyprus Campus of the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). At UCLan Cyprus, Klearchos teaches on a number of modules including those devoted to Professional Skills and Public Law.

The Programme

16:00-16:30 Arrival & Registration
Welcome Coffee
1st Day Friday 16:30-20:30
Friday 30 November 2018
16:30-17:00 Welcome Remarks
Session 1
17:00-18:30 Creating the World Wide Web and the need for cyber-security policy.
Cyber-security as application.
Coffee Break
Session 2
19:00-20:30 Digital Footprint.
Securing Global and National infrastructure.
20:30 End of First Day
Dinner: 21:00pm. Guests at a local Restaurant in Nicosia. TBA
2nd Day Saturday 09:30-13:30
Saturday 1st December 2018
09:00-09:30 Arrival of Participants
Session 3
09:30-11:10 Cybersecurity Legal Guidance. The Case of England & Wales
Cyber-Strategy Planning.
Coffee Break
Session 4
11:30-13:00 Lessons Learned & Recommendations
Formative Assessment and Feedback
13:00-13:30 Closing Remarks and Hand over of Certificates of Participation.

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