And these attacks may be leveraged against physical infrastructure, like electricity, water, power, military or civil, are main structures. And due to the lack of power in the IGF, many regional or state run organizations have created forums to discuss and implement Internet policy. How are decisions about cybersecurity standards made? â¢ Detail the basic characteristics of the Internet infrastructure and international efforts to address Internet governance Whilst these activities are of profound importance and matter to each of us (because we want to browse faster, safer, and cheaper! Over the last years, the management of Internet Domain Names and Internet Protocol addresses was probably one of the essential themes associated with the topic. (…) To enforce public policy upon the Internet is to regulate technical and operational matters (and vice versa)”. To counteract this, more – and more diverse – groups of people need to get involved in the Internet Governance space and have their voice heard. In many ways, the offering aids the Internet Society’s aspiration to foster “capacity building” and provides interested parties with an ability to dip their toe into the 101 of Internet Governance. Indeed, the latest COVID-19 pandemic has showcased how reliant society has become on this thing we once awkwardly termed “cyberspace”. No background knowledge or skills are necessary, but an understanding and familiarity of cyber security, Internet infrastructure and international law would be advantageous for anyone who participates in the course. The standards for accountability inclusion representation are very different between a state and non-state actor. The strategy Switzerland will develop, and the role Switzerland will play in the elaboration of future Internet norms and institutions, are therefore essential. And this rapid expansion and the growth of the internet is causing major concerns about internet governance, because countries want more control of that, they don't want somebody else to take the lead on that. Thank you for this enlightening course! This module covers technical aspects of the Internet and the domain name system, and efforts toward internet governance. However, as the DiploFoundation’s illustration showcases, far more areas beyond the technical infrastructure and standards have to be considered. >> So why is Internet governance so important, okay? And some of the recent conflicts have actually demonstrated how Internet can be used, or can be disrupted in other countries in addition to the kinetic warfare. Also very interesting coverage of psychology underpinning cyber behaviours. Well, dig into it! And this has been worsened since the revelations which came from Edward Snowden. Why is Internet governance important? Towards more inclusive and effective diplomacy. The proliferation of these events points to an insecurity of state actors who feel that they lack control over Internet policy. This interdependency is the main reason why “technology” and “policy” so closely interact! And what cyber warfare is, basically, ability of a country to attack another country. Now, in 2010 these alternative forums have become more popular and spying even more alternative challenge. Dr Leoni M. Tanzer writes what she has learnt and shares here thoughts bellow and here. >> So why is Internet governance so important, okay? For registration and further information, please consult Foraus' website. supports HTML5 video. â¢ Evaluate how principals that govern international conflicts might be applied in context of cyber security â¢ Apply different psychological theories of human motivation and cooperation and communication and political theories in analysis of different international issues related to cyber security including censorship, media operations and role of social technologies. The course is designed to reach an international audience and will encourage discussion on relevant current events among participants to enrich the experience with various personal and cultural perspectives on cutting-edge issues.