Cyber Security Summer School
TalTech University is co-organizer of the Cyber Security Summer School. Cyber Security Summer School is a series of events organized since 2015 and is a research-focused yet practical interdisciplinary course mainly targeting PhD students and junior researchers.
The Summer School was initiated by the Ministry of Education and Research with the aim of increasing the international competitiveness of Estonia's cyber security education and increasing the visibility of the Estonian e-governance, contributing to the development of an international cooperation network and increasing the number of high-performing foreign teachers and students in the cyber security curricula of IT education in Estonia.
Cyber Security Summer School in numbers
- 4 years organized
- 73 speakers and mentors guiding the participants through the week
- academics from 24 universities
- practitioners from 13 cyber security/information technology companies
- experts from 9 organizations
- over 200 participants graduating the week-long intensive course
Universities, organizations, companies contributing to the programme include University of Tartu, TalTech Estonian Maritime Academy, The University of Adelaide, Ravensburg-Weingarten University of Applied Sciences, University of Cambridge, University of Applied Sciences Mittweida, CERT-EU, Estonian Centre of Applied Psychology, Estonian Forensic Institute, Estonian Information System Authority, International Institute for Strategic Studies, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, NATO CCDCOE, EASA & European Centre for Cybersecurity in Aviation (ECCSA), BHC Laboratory, Clarified Security, Digital Shadows, Farsight Security, Niksun, Seguru, Telefonica, TitanGrid, VIGILO Consult, Red Goat Cyber Security, The Human Factor Podcast, F-Secure Corporation and many others
Academics, experts, practitioners from Estonia, UK, US, Australia, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, India, Finland, Sweden, Ukraine, New Zealand
Students and researchers from 46 countries graduating the course
Cyber Security Summer School is supported by Estonian Ministry of Education and Research through Information Technology Foundation for Education (HITSA) IT Academy Programme: https://www.hitsa.ee/ikt-haridus/ita
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