TIRANA, October 29
Applications for the Balkans 2021 International Cybersecurity Fellowship are open for early-to mid-career cybersecurity professionals working in government, state-owned enterprises, commercial enterprises, critical infrastructure, or academia. The applicants must be citizens and live in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia.
The Balkans 2021 International Cybersecurity Fellowship is a four-month program organized by CRDF Global supporting early-to mid-career cybersecurity professionals to promote best practices in government, academia, and private sector in cyber policy, strategy, readiness, event response, and recovery; and to establish a regional network for sustainable collaboration and information sharing.
The fellowship focus areas include:
5G and telecommunications
Industrial control and sensing
Authentication and biometrics
Cyber-forensics and law enforcement
Data protection and privacy
Other areas of cyber/cyber-physical security
The fellowship is composed of:
Five virtual weekly engagements with Purdue University on a variety of cybersecurity-related topics
Academic and Professional programming for one month in the United States
Participation in the 22nd annual CERIAS Symposium
Five virtual weekly engagements with US mentors upon return to home country
Capstone presentation in Balkans region
The fellowship includes:
Ten weeks of virtual programming and mentorship with US-based experts in cybersecurity
Travel and lodging for the US-based portion of the fellowship
Travel and lodging to the capstone presentation event
More details on the application package are available HERE
The deadline for applications is no later than 13 November.