Information Landscape and its Impact on Security and Policy

August 18-21 | Virtual

This virtual program offers participants the opportunity to understand how the collection of information and the use of propaganda is used in the search for a competitive advantage or to influence policy. Participants will learn about the different strategies and frameworks used to address these challenges.

Upon completion of the program, participants will receive a certificate in Information Landscape and its Impact on Security and Policy issued by Florida International University.

The completion of the course is subject to the enrollment of a minimum number of people.

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PROGRAM DATES

Tuesday, August 18 - Friday, August 21, 9 AM - 12 PM Eastern Standard Time

PROGRAM COST

The cost of the program is US $395 per person payable by credit card or wire transfer. Once payment is completed, an email will be sent with a Zoom session information.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Local, regional and national authorities.
  • Officials of public institutions.
  • Representatives of civil society and the private sector.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Develop an understanding of how influence works
  • Examine and compare different approaches to information
  • Develop the ability to recommend information solutions to your organization

FEATURED INSTRUCTORS

  • Dr. Peter Singer: Strategist, Author, Senior Fellow at New America and Professor of Practice at Arizona State University
  • Dr. Alexander Crowther: FIU Visiting Research Professor at the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy and the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Dr. Maria Elena Villar: Associate professor and Chair of the Department of Communication at Florida International University

MODULES

I. OVERVIEW OF THE INFORMATION LANDSCAPE

  • Develop an understanding of how influence works
  • Examine and compare different approaches to information
  • Develop the ability to recommend and assess information solutions to your organization

II. INFORMATION, SOCIAL MEDIA AND POLITICS

  • Understand the interplay between information and politics
  • Analyze the impact of social media in information
  • Examine the future of social media, information and politics

III. INFORMATION AND SECURITY

  • Develop an understanding of the threats to your organization and/or country
  • Examine the most effective structures, authorities, and processes as well as the risk factors that should be considered
  • Use assessment tools for understanding the challenges to public and private sector

IV. POLICY IMPLICATIONS: PRIVACY, PUBLIC OPINION AND MANAGING INFORMATION

  • Understand the impact of privacy and public opinion in the XXI Century
  • Develop the capacity to recommend information solutions to your organization
  • Assess and examine ways to compare different solutions