Cyber Security for Journalists and the Media Industry

course trainer

Maka Petriashvili (Cyber Security Expert, Co-founder of CYSEC Cyber Security Educational Center)

Maka has worked at the Ministry of Defense of Georgia since 1999, specializing in cyber security, military intelligence, defense policy and planning, human resources and strategic defense review. She worked as a human resources and organizational development consultant in the Cyber Security Bureau and coordinated the Cyber Security Awareness Project in 2015-2016. She is also involved with cyber security awareness training and has participated in the development of Nato’s Cyber Security Generic Reference Curriculum. She holds a Master’s degree in security studies from the US Naval Postgraduate School in Monteret, California, and a Master’s degree in human resource management from the University of Manchester, England.

Maka is involved in various cyber security projects as a lecturer on cyber security, cyber hygiene and cyber bullying.

Cybersecurity for Journalists and the Media Industry

Aim: the course will enable participants to understand, analyze and discuss: cyber as a fifth domain, international and national cyber security threats and trends, state and non-state cyber actors, best practices in developing national cyber security strategies, mechanisms and partnerships, in addition to cyber hygiene for end-users.

Course content:

  • International cyber security
  • Cyber as a fifth domain
  • State and non-state cyber security actors, including cyber terrorist and cyber hactivist organizations;
  • Review of national cyber security strategies;
  • Cyber hygiene rules and habits
  • Cyber bullying
  • Safe use of media, including social media


Duration: 15 hours

$750.00 $75.00

We offer special prices for larger groups.
Contact us for more info or to get a quote.

Delivery Time:
Please allow one to two weeks for delivery.

Delivery Method:
Tailor made downloadable videos with exercises, case studies and more.
Live teaching at your organization’s premises (for groups of ten or more)

Cybersecurity for Journalists and the Media Industry


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