This Training will primarily focus on practical measures to reduce the risks of conflict stemming from the use of ICTs by States following high threshold cyber-attacks, for instance against critical infrastructure.
The following themes will be covered:
- International and regional cyber/ICT security: background and context;
- Cyber/ICT security and international law;
- Norms of responsible state behavior in cyberspace;
- Confidence-building measures to reduce the risks of conflict stemming from the use of ICTs and other regional mechanisms;
- Sub-regional developments and best practices related to cyber/ICT security;
- Effective national cyber/ICT security co-ordination mechanisms and private-public partnerships to prevent, respond, contain and recover from high impact cyber/ICT security incidents;
- A facilitated scenario based discussion related to a fictitious crisis following an ICT incident affecting several OSCE participating State
As cyber/ICT security is a complex, multi-faceted issue, relevant participants in the training could be senior policy/decision makers, parliamentarians, security officials dealing with cyber/ICT issues, members of the technical community (CERTs/CIRTs) and non-governmental stakeholders/private sector representatives.