INFORMATION SECURITY

INTRODUCTION

Information Security Management training has become a necessity as it provides organizations with effective guidance in handling sensitive data. Despite the benefit of information technology application in our daily lives and its impacts on organizational service delivery; its continuous usage has exposed organizations to new threats and risks in our cyber space.

Information Technology systems need to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information. This course introduces the principles of network and operating system. Students learn how to harden an operating system as well as secure the network by implementing technologies such as firewalls, Virtual Private Networks (VPN), and Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS).

 

OBJECTIVES

Our courses will teach you effective monitoring tools with pre-planned incident response solutions as well as trigger actions that minimize both immediate and long-term impacts of security incidents. This course content will include:

  • The importance of and requirements for information security focusing on confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information
  • Various types of attacks, and how they’re spread and executed
  • Evaluate common open source and commercial security applications
  • Apply research skills to identify and correct potential security vulnerabilities

 

TARGET AUDIENCE

The Information Security course is suitable for a wide range of professionals, but will be specifically beneficial to:

 

  • University undergraduates and graduates
  • NYSC members
  • Unemployed Youths
  • All Supervisors, Middle Managers, Department Heads and Senior Managers
  • Heads of IT and other technical professionals moving into management or leadership positions
  • Human Resource Personnel including HR Business Partners
  • Non-business professionals who need a wider understanding of Information Security
  • Professionals who would like a refresher in Information Security
  • People who are likely to take up leadership positions in the not too distant future