Master’s Course in Strategic Protection of the Country’s System
Cyber Intelligence, Big Data and Security of Critical Infrastructures
The Master’s in Strategic Protection of the Country’s System intends to provide a thorough knowledge of the techniques used in decision making and strategic management for the protection of goods and services vital for the country. It will also provide the foundation needed to understand risk scenarios, identify security techniques and learn the critical skills needed of assessment to formulate business and industry strategies of efficient investment budget.
GOAL AND CONTENT
Critical Infrastructures means the services and goods that make up the fabric of the country system such as energy, telecommunications, finance, transport and logistics, the food chain, water, health, cultural assets, the industrial system, etc., whose preservation is the basis of the continuity of the country’s system.
The training programme intends to provide a thorough knowledge of the techniques used in decision making and strategic management for the protection of goods and services vital for the country. It will also provide the foundation needed to understand risk scenarios, identify security techniques and learn the critical skills needed of assessment to formulate business and industry strategies of efficient investment budget.
The curriculum’s objective is to train security managers, responsible for the security of public and private infrastructure, intelligence services personnel and institutional officials, providing them with decision-making tools to deal with issues of protection from natural and anthropogenic threats, including those of cyberspace, and the elements necessary to formulate investment policies and plans for managing and overcoming crises.
The Course is particularly innovative because it combines the vision of “engineering” of protection with geopolitical analysis and forecasting of economic, strategic, anthropological and sociological nature.
The course is addressed to young graduates in all disciplines, civil and military public officials, operators of businesses, financial operators, analysts, journalists and researchers.
The Course includes 200 hours of didactic, 400 hours of individual study, research and seminars on international news.
• Protection of Critical Infrastructure
• Introduction to the concepts of preparation, prevision and protection
• Intelligence in the protection of IC
• From the risk analysis to the calculation of impacts
• Norms and standard
• Protection goals and strategic choices
• Service and Business Continuity and support certifications
• Risk analysis
• Anthropic risks
• Natural risks
• Crisis and Emergency Management
• Crisis and Communication
• Reaction and Management
• Cyber Intelligence
• Big Data Analitics
• In depth sectors: energy systems, transport, ICT communication networks, finance, cultural and social assets, hydraulic resources, the food chain, the chemical and pharmaceutical industry, healthcare, manufacturing, services and trade, raw materials, public administration, hazardous facilities and materials, other sectors.
• Business continuity
• Internal and External Communication in Emergencies Management
• The psychology of emergencies management
• Neurosciences applied to Cyber Intelligence
• Information Warfare and Fake News
• Techniques of Cyber Attacks Planning
At the end of the Course, the student will complete an internship within institutions, public administrations, organizations, and enterprises and societies that operate in this sector.
CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION
The evaluation of the issuance of the final Diploma will be based on participation in educational activities, test results, the attendance of at least 80% of the lessons and the presentation of the final study.
The fee is € 4.300,00, of which € 300.00 is non-refundable, which will be paid at the time of enrollment (enrollment form found on www.sioi.org) to SIOI bank account – (IBAN code: IT79X0200805181000400118070). Participants of Public Administration are eligible for special discounts.
Scientific supervisor: Dr. Luisa Franchina, Expert on protection of critical infrastructures
Dr. Cristina Puccia, Director General of SIOI
Dr. Eva Palombo, Co-Director of SIOI with responsibility for training
EDUCATIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE HEADQUARTERS
Società Italiana per l’Organizzazione Internazionale, Palazzetto di Venezia, Piazza di San Marco, 51 – 00186 Roma Tel. (39) 06/6920781 / e-mail: email@example.com – firstname.lastname@example.org / www.sioi.org