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ICSSS 2022

7th Edition

International Cyber Security Summer School (ICSSS) is a week-long program organized by a selection of leading cyber security organizations. During ICSSS, young professionals get the opportunity to broaden their knowledge in the field of cyber security through challenges, workshops, and lectures provided by high level cyber security experts.

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ICSSS 2021

From 22 – 27 August 2021, the sixth edition of the International Cyber Security Summer School (#ICSSS21) took place online. ICSSS 2021 hosted a diverse multinational group of 60 students and PhD-candidates during a six-day programme that allowed participants to gain deeper knowledge and understanding of cyber security. During the Summer School, participants followed lectures and worked on challenging assignments provided by prominent international and domestic security organisations.

ICSSS 2019 in Numbers

From the 25th - 30th August 2019, the fifth edition of the International Cyber Security Summer School (#ICSSS2019) took place in The Hague. This edition was organised by The Hague Security Delta (HSD), NATO C&I Agency, Europol, Leiden University, EY, Dutch Innovation Factory, The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies and other contributing partners. Having such a wide range of organisers enabled the summer school to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and access to talent in order to enhance our digital security.

Challenging Assignments

To introduce the participants to the summer school and to each other, Leiden University provided a "cyber security serious game" on Sunday. Throughout the duration of the six days there were other content driven challenges which tested the participants and additionally broadened their horizons of understanding on cybersecurity.

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"The ICSSS is a unique multidisciplinary week of learning and doing cyber security, offering the participants a memorable experience."
Drs. Els de Busser
Asst. Professor Cyber Security Governance at the Institute of Security and Social Affairs