The Kosovar Centre for Security Studies (KCSS) recently conducted an extensive two-day internal cybersecurity training sessions that equipped its staff with crucial insights into the evolving landscape of digital security in the country. Taking place from September 8 to 9 at Hotel Premium in Prizren, Kosovo, the training featured cybersecurity expert Besnik Limaj as the key facilitator. The event was exclusively attended by KCSS staff members eager to enhance their knowledge and skills in safeguarding digital assets and critical infrastructure.
The training agenda covered a diverse range of topics essential for cybersecurity professionals, including:
Kosovo’s Cybersecurity Evolution: Exploring the journey from National Cybersecurity Strategy formulation to the establishment of Sectorial Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERTs);
US vs. EU Critical Infrastructure Sectors: In-depth analysis, case studies, and protective measures for safeguarding critical infrastructure, drawing comparisons between the United States and the European Union;
Navigating the NIS Directives: A comprehensive examination of the EU Network and Information Systems (NIS) Directive 1 & 2, along with their latest mandates and enhancements;
Open-Source Intelligence & Social Engineering: Delving into the art of harnessing open-source intelligence and understanding human manipulation techniques, with a focus on utilizing publicly available data.
The training was organized in the framework of the SMART Balkans project, supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.