UK invites applications for Chevening TCS Cyber Security Programme

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Trivandrum: Applications are invited for the Chevening TCS Cyber Security Programme to be held at the Cranfield University in UK. Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK.

The objective of the Chevening TCS Cyber Security Programme is to enhance participants’ ability to contribute to public policy on cyber security, by providing an understanding of the implications of alternative policy and legislative approaches (for national security, commercial opportunity, crime prevention, and freedom of expression and the right to privacy).

The course will focus on the following areas:

  • Cyber threats, including: the threat landscape, threat and risk assessment, the implications for national security, and the relevance of internet governance structures; and the protection of critical national infrastructure;
  • The economics of online business, cyber security consumer awareness and consumer protection, technology adoption challenges, the relevance of open source, and effective technology adoption by consumers;
  • Cyber crime and Internet law, including the economic impact of cyber crime, domestic and international approaches to countering cyber crime, Internet law, law enforcement concerns, privacy concerns, the use and abuse of social media, and accountability in cyberspace;
  • Relevant issues and challenges particular to the UK and India.

To know more about the scholarship, check out the Chevening TCS Cyber Security Programme page. The last date for applications is September 14, 2014.

Meanwhile, applications are also invited for the Chevening Rolls-Royce Science and Innovation Leadership Programme (CRISP) to be held at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.

The Chevening Rolls-Royce Science and Innovation Leadership Programme (CRISP) is a Fellowship programme funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and Rolls-Royce for 12 mid-career top level people in the field of science and innovation – with links to public policy – in India. It provides funding for three months study on a tailor-made course in the UK.

The objectives of the Programme are to promote the role of science and innovation as a driver of growth and opportunity and forge lasting ties between the UK and India’s future leaders

To know more about the scholarship, check out the CRISP page. The last date for applications is October 05, 2014

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