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August 12th 2020 - 11:14

The Indian Dutch Cyber Security School is an online programme designed to educate participants on the field of cybersecurity, while facilitating the cooperation between the Municipality of The Hague, and the Indian states of Telangana and Karnataka. The programme consists of live lectures and assignments, called “challenges”, that cover aspects of cybersecurity including ethics, accountability, hardware security, incidents' response, data protection, norms and governance. This year’s Cyber Security School will focus on the topics of the Internet of Things and Critical Infrastructures.

The Indian Dutch Cyber Security School will run through the months of September, October and November. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the courses will be conducted online through the platform of Blackboard. Interested parties can apply if they fulfill the following criteria:

  • Be an Indian or Dutch student, studying in India or in The Netherlands;
  • Be a Master's student or PhD candidate studying in the fields of technology, policy and/or law;
  • Have a technical, policy, and/or legal background.

More information can be found on the website of the Indian Dutch Cyber Security School:

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Michel Rademaker is the deputy Director of HCSS. He has fifteen years of hands-on experience as an officer in The Royal Netherlands Army, where he held various military operational and staff posts and also served a term in former Yugoslavia. He has a masters degree obtained at the University of Tilburg. After leaving the armed forces, Mr. Rademaker went on to work at the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) as a project and program manager and senior policy advisor on security topics for ten years. Eg. as NATO RTO project leader, he and his team developed serious gaming assessment methods and conducted several assessments of security technologies, and worked on numerous strategic security topics.