Cybersecurity awareness month at BA (“Cyberchess 2019” after-conference workshops)

Those who missed the online live-stream – follow the information on BA channels (soon we will upload records and related information)

Join cybersecurity and digital forensics professionals for educational sessions on 4th and 5th October!

ISACA Latvia chapter in collaboration with BA School of Business and Finance is organizing the two half-day workshops.

Cybersecurity awareness month at Banku augstskola (BA) is held every October, Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and to ensure that all users have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online.

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*Participation for the event is FREE. Registration is open until maximum capacity is reached.

Title of the workshop: Psychology Matters on Cyberspace

Date: 4th October 18:00-21:00 (registration starts 15 minutes before the event)

Place: K.Valdemāra street 161, Riga, the workshops will be held at a conference room on the 1st floor.

Lecturer: Mischa Coster, Chief Psychology Officer, Grey Matters

Mischa is a Master of Science in Media psychology, Chief Psychology Officer at Grey Matters and a public speaker giving speeches on consumer psychology, social psychology, media psychology, nudging, behavior influence, escalation prevention, fake news and social engineering.  He is also a jury member for Digital communication Awards, co-founder of TEDxUtrecht and certified Microexpression Recognition expert.

Source: Linkedin profile Mischa Coster

Title of the workshop: 360/OS: Interactive Practices of OSINT Methods

Date: 5th October 9:00-12:00 (registration starts 15 minutes before the event)

Place: K.Valdemāra street 161, Riga, the workshops will be held at a conference room on the 1st floor.

Lectors: digital researchers Nika Aleksejeva and Roman Osadchuk  from the DFRLab

Nika Aleksejeva is a digital researcher with the DFRLab covering the information space in the Baltic states, Russia, and the wider region. She uses OSINT (Open Source Intelligence) tools and methods to monitor elections, military exercises, and the impact of technology on digital information environments. Her formal education in communication science and political science combined with her practical knowledge of information technologies and data analysis skills, helps her provide deeper insights into key events in the digital communication spaces. Before joining the DFRLab, Nika was part of a popular data visualization tool Infogram team. Nika also runs the international data literacy initiative School of Data in Latvia as a voluntary contribution.

Source: Linkedin profile Nika Aleksejeva

Roman Osadchuk is a research assistant for the Eurasia region at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab. Recently, Roman received an MPA degree from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, where he focused on information policy. Prior to joining DFRLab, he held several positions in Ukraine Crisis Media Center, where he was involved in communications of decentralization reform and administrative support to the internal operations.


Notice for ISACA members: you could receive up to 6CPE
Event is going to be public – during the event there may be video and photos taken of the speakers. Also audio can be heard and recorded of those who ask questions. Materials can be used for event publicity and future advertising purposes. It is possible that the vent is going to be live-streamed (information will follow)

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