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CybersecurityCybercrimeCyberwarfareInternet Protocol (IP) Suite

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Introduction to Cybercrime

This module is intended to introduce you to a set of actors and motivations in the area of cyber security. After this module you will be able to identify the different threat actors and the different types of cybercrime. You will also be able to provide some preliminary analysis of cybercrime by understanding basic psychological mechanisms of motivation.

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6 videos (Total 47 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Evolution and Types of Cybercrime7m
Actors of Cybercrime6m
Understanding Motivated Behavior5m
Motives for Hacking12m
Cyber Attacks in a Global Context5m
1 reading
Readings for Intro to Cybercrime10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 1: Introduction to Cybercrime20m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Internet Governance

This module covers technical aspects of the Internet and the domain name system, and efforts toward internet governance. After this module you should be able to define main components of the Internet infrastructure, identify the main issues in governance and compare different approaches to international internet policy.

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5 videos (Total 36 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Domain Name System6m
Internet Governance5m
Importance of Internet Governance8m
Current Issues in Internet Governance8m
2 readings
Readings for Internet Infrastructure10m
Readings for Internet Governance10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 2: Internet Governance20m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Cyberwarfare and International Conflicts

In this module we cover the main types of attacks, actors and conflicts that may be considered aspects of cyberwarfare. After this module you will recognize the different types of cyber threats and the modes of attacks and discuss the motivations of state and non-state actors in this domain.

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7 videos (Total 43 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Modes of Attacks6m
Actors of Cyberwarfare8m
Types of the Attacks8m
Motivations of the Actors5m
Future Battles: Threats to Critical Infrastructure4m
Internet Censorship5m
3 readings
Readings for Intro to Cyberwar10m
Readings for Modes and Types10m
Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 3: Cyberwarfare and International Conflicts20m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Cyberwarfare and International Law

This modules covers political theories and legal arrangements pertinent to cyber security. After this module you will be able to describe principles of just war, basic aspects of International Humanitarian Law and treaties. You will be able to evaluate the particularities of dealing with states and non-state actors and the potential international solutions.

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5 videos (Total 29 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Law of Neutrality and Humanitarian Law3m
Ambiguity and Attribution5m
International Treaties5m
Characteristics of Confidence Building Measures10m
3 readings
Readings10m
Readings10m
Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 4: Cyberwarfare and International Law20m
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Top reviews from International Cyber Conflicts

By OFMar 27th 2019

Excellent overview of existing state of play. Also very interesting coverage of psychology underpinning cyber behaviours. Thank you for this enlightening course!

By BKJul 20th 2017

I wish there should be a more detailed and broadened bulletins of particular and concrete cases about cyber conflicts throughout the whole world.

Instructors

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Sanjay Goel

Associate Professor & Chair
Information Technology Management, School of Business

Kevin Williams

Vice Provost and Professor
Psychology - University at Albany

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