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Cybersecurity for Journalists and the Media Industry

Cybersecurity for Journalists and the Media Industry

The course will enable participants to understand, analyze and discuss: cyber as a fifth domain, international and national cyber security threats and trends, state and non-state cyber actors, best practices in developing national cyber security strategies, mechanisms and partnerships, in addition to cyber hygiene for end-users.

Maka Petriashvili

Course Trainer

Maka Petriashvili (Cybersecurity Expert, Co-founder of CYSEC Cybersecurity Educational Center)

Maka has worked at the Ministry of Defense of Georgia since 1999, specializing in cybersecurity, military intelligence, defense policy and planning, human resources and strategic defense review. She worked as a human resources and organizational development consultant in the Cybersecurity Bureau and coordinated the Cybersecurity Awareness Project in 2015-2016. She is also involved with cybersecurity awareness training and has participated in the development of Nato’s Cybersecurity Generic Reference Curriculum. She holds a Master’s degree in security studies from the US Naval Postgraduate School in Monteret, California, and a Master’s degree in human resource management from the University of Manchester, England.

Maka is involved in various cybersecurity projects as a lecturer on cybersecurity, cyber hygiene and cyber bullying.