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About the Course

By nature, cyber conflicts are an international issue that span across nation-state borders. By the end of the course, you will be able to apply the knowledge gained for analysis and management of international cyber incidents and conflicts including for activities such as development of policy related to cybercrime and cyberwarfare. Management of cyber incidents and conflicts requires an interdisciplinary perspective including an understanding of: 1) characteristics of the cyber threats and conflicts themselves, 2) international efforts to reduce and improve cyber security, and 3) psychological and sociopolitical factors. The course is designed to reach an international audience and will encourage discussion on relevant current events among participants to enrich the experience with various personal and cultural perspectives on cutting-edge issues. In addition, assignments and other assessments will supplement video lectures and selected readings to ensure application of the material. After taking this course you will be able to: • Identify different types of actors involved in cyber threats (individuals, organizations & nation-states) • Distinguish between different types of threats and issues in cyber security including, data theft, political espionage, critical infrastructure protection, and propaganda • Detail the basic characteristics of the Internet infrastructure and international efforts to address Internet governance • List several international efforts to address cyber crime and espionage • Evaluate how principals that govern international conflicts might be applied in context of cyber security • Apply different psychological theories of human motivation and cooperation and communication and political theories in analysis of different international issues related to cyber security including censorship, media operations and role of social technologies. Grading: Your grade is assessed based on discussion posts and quizzes. Individual taking this course for credit (i.e. students at the University at Albany y will be required to engage in additional activities communicated to them directly). Recommended Background: No background knowledge or skills are necessary, but an understanding and familiarity of cyber security, Internet infrastructure and international law would be advantageous for anyone who participates in the course. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Ersin Dincelli and Nic DePaula were the instructional designers for the course who assisted in the recording of the videos, reviewing material, creating slides, assessments and some of the content. Without their tremendous effort this would not have been possible. We also acknowledge the financial support for the recordings from the University at Albany as well as the support from Media and Marketing. Finally, thanks to Lisa Stephens who is the SUNY liaison to Coursera for being a strong supporter of the MOOC....

Top reviews

PO

Aug 06, 2020

I have learnt the causes of cyber conflicts and raising tensions among nations, the causes and how nations can come to mutual understanding or agreements. Thanks.

OF

Mar 27, 2019

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

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By GU Z Q

Nov 27, 2018

I have attained quite sophisticated knowledge of cybercrime in a such extend.

By Berenice F N

Jul 03, 2018

It is complete and very interesting The additional readings are helpful

By MD T M J

Apr 27, 2020

Lovely course online. I will happy to participate in the next module.

By Kyaw Z T

Jan 15, 2018

Love this course.Got a lot of knowledge.Thank a lot to the professor.

By Rajapantula C K

Jun 05, 2020

Good content and exposure to cyber security in international level

By BISMARK A

Mar 17, 2019

its perfect and got insights about the concept of cyber conflict.

By Lynn M C V

Jul 09, 2017

Very significant subject area to discuss in this chaotic times.

By Oloyede R Y

Feb 02, 2017

I enjoyed the course and it ticked the boxes of my expectation.

By Amina A A

Jul 18, 2020

I highly recommend all the law students to take this course!

By Catherina R

Dec 18, 2017

Great overview of cybersecurity in the international arena.

By Ayush

Jun 24, 2020

Very Well explained all the topics.

Excellent questionnaire

By Ly M

May 15, 2019

Its very important and to much informational, recommended!

By Patricio B

Aug 30, 2017

Great course very satisfied !!! Greetings from Argentina!

By Jorge G M

Nov 12, 2019

Good explanation and good references. Congratulations!

By Karanam Y

May 08, 2017

good insight on fundamentals on cyber conflicts, for b

By Jorge S

Oct 19, 2018

Excelente curso con una visión amplia a nivel global.

By Ali A

Jun 21, 2020

Thanks to everyone for this great and useful course.

By Sabin S

May 22, 2020

Thankyou for providing such a great course free here

By VIKRANT B

Jul 15, 2020

Very Informative, excellent content and presenter

By Abul K A A

Feb 14, 2017

A detailed course which will give a great insight

By Phumlani M

Feb 03, 2018

Great course. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you.

By Nigel S M

Aug 23, 2018

this was a great course that opened my eyes

By Geno K

Mar 05, 2019

it was quite informative and intersting :)

By Veronica P B

Jan 08, 2017

EXCELLENT TEACHERS AND EXCELLENT MATERIALS