Webinar at BAU: Modern Cybersecurity: Educational and Technical Perspectives
BAU, Lebanon 25/11/2020
Beirut Arab University (BAU) - Lebanon organized a webinar entitled "Modern Cybersecurity: Educational and Technical Perspectives" on November 25, 2020.
As part of the Erasmus+ project “Enhancing Teaching and Learning and Graduate Employability through University-Enterprise Cooperation (ELEGANT),” Beirut Arab University (BAU), Lebanon, organized an event on " Modern Cybersecurity: Educational and Technical Perspectives" on November 11, 2020. The event featured webinars on modern cybersecurity from the educational and technical perspectives. The event comprised three main tracks, namely, cybersecurity in higher education, cybersecurity in research, and cybersecurity in industry.
The first featured event track was on Cybersecurity in Higher Education. It included topics on cybersecurity integration in science and engineering education, programs and curricula, accreditation, modern courses, design courses, pedagogy, and more.
The second track provided a focus on Cybersecurity in Research. It comprised investigations related to data security, software security, hardware security, component security, connection security, system security, crosscutting concepts, integration of machine learning and artificial intelligence, and multidisciplinary aspects.
The third track was on Cybersecurity in the Industry. It included topics related to modern security technologies and services, enterprise security, sensitive data for the public good, standards, digital transformation, telecommunication services, and more.
The event was concluded with a panel discussion on Enhancing Teaching and Learning and Graduate Employability through University-Enterprise Cooperation: A Cybersecurity Perspective, where the floor was given to experts from academia and the industry to present their thoughts on the topic and participate in a discussion on important contemporary issues related to cybersecurity.
The event featured 13 high-profile speakers (academicians and industrialists) from six different countries, namely, Croatia, Italy, Kuwait, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, and the United Kingdom. The event hosted more than 200 attendees from Europe and the Middle East with 135 from Lebanese partner universities.