law, information, information technology, cyber security, cyberterrorism, competent approach, training, lawyer


As a result of the extremely wide use of modern information and communication technologies in all spheres of existence, society has become vulnerable to cybernetic influences. The flows of information transmitted, stored and processed in cyberspace are constantly increasing, which requires their proper protection against unauthorized access for criminal purposes. Given the widespread concern about cyberterrorism and the frequent use of the term "cyberterrorism" today, many international organizations have made efforts to combat this threat. A special place among institutions that can directly or indirectly counter cyberterrorism is occupied by universities that offer bachelor's and master's degrees in law and cyber security, in particular cyber terrorism. The presence of qualified personnel specializing in both legal knowledge and knowledge in the field of information technology will contribute to the creation of prerequisites for effective countermeasures against cyber terrorism in Jordan and in other countries of the world. The purpose of the article is to investigate the role of the law college in training lawyers capable of countering cyberterrorism. In order to assess the influence of external and internal factors on the activities of the Jadara University College of Law, the study conducted a survey of four categories of respondents: students, their parents, employees and employers. All respondents were offered questionnaires with a list of questions, the purpose of which was to reveal the level of awareness regarding the definition of criteria that could potentially be included in the new master's degree program in the specialty "Cyberterrorism". Based on the results of the research, the main competencies that future students of the master's degree "Cyberterrorism" should possess are established, namely: in the field of international law; in the field of international relations; in the field of international and national security; in the field of information technologies; in the field of cyber security; in the field of communication technologies, etc. Hence, Jadar University College of Law makes a direct contribution to the social, cultural and economic development of society, and graduates of the College of Law are important ambassadors of the College and play a key role in maintaining safety in the community and providing space and improving opportunities for members of the local community to access the College of Law and use the various services it provides.


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Author Biographies

Ali Jabbar Salih, Jadara University

Ph.D. (Law), Professor, Dean of law college, Faculty of Law, Jadara University, Jordan

Farouq Ahmad Al Azzam, Jadara University

Ph.D. (Law), Assistant professor, Head of the Law Department, Faculty of Law, Jadara University, Jordan


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How to Cite

Salih, A. J., & Al Azzam, F. A. (2023). A COMPETENT APPROACH TO THE TRAINING OF LAWYERS IN "CYBERTERRORISM". Pedagogy and Education Management Review, (1), 29–43. https://doi.org/10.36690/2733-2039-2023-1-29