About the Project

Program title

Enhance Cyber Capacity Building in Romania for Preventing and Combating the Cybercrime Phenomenon

This project is developed by the Romanian Association for Information Security Assurance (RAISA) with the help of the U.S. Embassy in Romania.

Program period

09/01/2020 – 03/31/2021

Purpose of the program

The program goal is to strengthen the cyber capacity in Romania by raising cybersecurity awareness and improve the skills of criminal justice authorities and private sector in fighting cybercrime.

The program objectives are:

  • Raising public awareness on cybersecurity;
  • Delivering online trainings for public institutions, private companies, and academia;
  • Creating a web platform for promoting cyber awareness and trainings;
  • Developing a cyber-hygiene guideline for securing personal computers and networks and best practices for cyber-attacks prevention and mitigation;
  • Promoting international cooperation in fighting cybercrime.

Target groups:

  • Criminal justice authorities (police officers, prosecutors, and judges);
  • Non-IT professionals from public institutions and private companies;
  • Students and teaching personnel (teachers and professors);
  • Children and parents.

Indirect beneficiaries:

  • Civil society;
  • Education system;
  • Public institutions and private companies.
35
Invited Trainers
1134
Participants Enrolled
8
Training Courses

About the Organiser

Who We Are

The Romanian Association for Information Security Assurance (RAISA) is a professional, non-governmental, non-partisan political, nonprofit, and public benefit association, founded in 2012 as an initiative dedicated to promote the information security.

What We Do

The aim of RAISA is promoting and supporting information security activities in compliance with applicable laws and creating a community for the exchange of knowledge between the experts from the public, private, and academic environment from Romania.

Relevant RAISA’s projects and initiatives:

  • Coordinating the “Cybersecurity: Challenges and Perspectives in Education” book, developed with the support of the Romanian National Computer Security Incident Response Team (CERT-RO) and the Romanian Ministry of Education and Research: https://www.arasec.ro/documente/CybersecurityEDU2020-RO.pdf
  • Coordinating the “Considerations on Challenges and Future Directions in Cybersecurity” study, developed on the occasion of the Romanian Presidency at the Council of the European Union, with the support of the Romanian National Computer Security Incident Response Team (CERT-RO) and the National Cyberint Center within the Romanian Intelligence Service: https://www.raisa.org/documents/CybersecurityRO2019.pdf
  • Publishing the scientific International Journal of Information Security and Cybercrime (IJISC), ISSN: 2285-9225, DOI: 10.19107/IJISC: https://www.ijisc.com
  • Developing the “Studies on Implementing Safety Measures in Order to Ensure Information Security” project, website: www.securitatea-informatiilor.ro
  • Developing the “Protection of Computer Systems Against Cybercrime Phenomenon” project, website: www.criminalitatea-informatica.ro
  • Developing the “Analysis of the computer networks security. Architectures, protocols, and solutions” project, website: www.securitatea-retelelor.ro
  • Developing the “Strategies for monitoring the online platforms security” project, website: www.web-scan.eu
  • Developing the “Implementation of IT&C Technologies in On-line Education System” project, website: www.arasec.ro/elearning.

More information on https://www.raisa.org/raisa-campaigns/ and https://www.raisa.org/research-projects/.

Project Trainers