Awareness V Den Haag is a joint event organised by the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) and the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) at the Europol headquarters in The Hague, The Netherlands. The event has been postponed to 13-14 October.

The symposium will offer a common platform to:

  • present and discuss best practices for cybercrime awareness campaigns and their deployment at national and transnational levels;
  • suggest ways to mitigate cybercrime and increase cyber resilience by giving people the skills and knowledge to better protect themselves;
  • identify successful messages and strategies for cybercrime awareness campaigns as well as assess the possibility of developing joint initiatives. 


A Call for papers is open for the following topics:

  • Cybersecurity education and cyber awareness program development
  • New and evolving ICT user exposures that awareness programs must cover
  • Case studies on national support of cybersecurity education/awareness
  • Innovative techniques for training users in ICT safety principles
  • Strategies on employee training
  • Cybersecurity awareness training metrics/evaluation of awareness campaign effectiveness
  • Case studies of successful cyber awareness training / campaigns
  • Instruments that work in awareness: training, hacking demos, etc.
  • Techniques and tools to raise awareness
  • New techniques to train users
  • Cybersecurity awareness in critical infrastructure
  • Addressing the awareness needs of different demographies
  • Other, relevant topics proposed by authors.




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