Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Course /

Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Course, Oct


8-12 Oct 2018

Registration deadline:

13 Aug 2018



Tallinn, Estonia

Participation fee:

300 € (no fee for the Sponsoring Nations, Contributing Partners and NATO bodies)

This 5‐day unclassified course is intended for mid‐level managers responsible for the protection of Critical Information Infrastructure. The purpose of the course is to provide students with the knowledge necessary to analyse, assess and make decisions relative to Critical Information Infrastructure Protection (CIIP). 

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, students will: 

  • be  able  to  understand  what  constitutes  Critical  Information  Infrastructure  and  the threats to its operations
  • be  able  to  assess  the  vulnerabilities  and  the  threat  profiles  relative  to  Critical Information Instructure
  • be  able  to  make  proper  decisions  regarding  protection  of  Critical  Information Infrastructure, including training of personnel, investment in protection, information sharing and risk assessment
  • Be able to oversee and critique a comprehensive Risk Assessment of both cyber and physical vulnerabilities for select Critical Information Infrastructure
  • Know how to prioritise the protection of the most critical core information infrastructure for a military operation, institution, government or private sector enterprise


Target Audience 

Students should be from NATO countries and be civilians of GS 13‐15 equivalent or military officers at the OF‐3 to OF‐6 level.

Pre‐Course Preparation 

Select readings will be identified and made available to registered students. Students are expected to have read the primary material before the start of the course.

Registration info

Please register for the course by visiting the NATO CCD COE website and completing the provided registration form before the deadline. Please use the registration code provide by your National POC. Should you have any questions, please contact: events -at- 
* Before registering, please check the up‐to‐date course information on the NATO CCD COE website