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Information Security And Data Management Training


Vulnerabilities and lack of necessary security skills applicable to today's technology environments have reached a crisis point and therefore, in order to maintain privacy required and to facilitate efficient communication between agencies, issues of information security, interoperability, and data management must be addressed. Information Security and Data Management training equip participants with knowledge and skills on how to integrate truly effective information security and data management best practices and standards to organizations existing processes, technology assets and management.


At the end of the course, the participants will be able to:

·       Security Investment & Measurement

·       Cyber Risk Management & Security Metrics

·       Enterprise Security Governance & Planning

·       Realistic Security

·       Effective Incident Response

·       Managing Operational Threat

·       Developing a Crisis Communications Strategy

·       Building an Insider Threat Program

·       External Dependency Management


5 Days


This course targets employees in the information technology department, managers, and all supervisors in all departments. The course also targets new start ups that want to learn about information security to ensure their information is protected.


Module 1: Introduction & Overview

·       Introduction

·       Significance of Information Security

Module 2: Information Security Governance

·       Information security governance

·       Significance of information security

·       Security management programs

Module 3: Risk Management

·       Introduction to information security risk management

·       Information security risk assessment

·       Information security risk analysis

·       Mitigation of information security risk

·       Continuous information security risk Monitoring

Module 4: Developing Information Security Strategy

·       Importance/significance of information security strategy

·       Factors to consider while developing Information security strategy

·       Information security Management Responsibilities

Module 5: Policies, procedures, standards & guidelines

·       Introduction and Liability

·       Policy Basics

·       Policy Lifecycle

·       Best Practices and Guidelines

Module 6: Information security technology

·       Introduction to information security technology

·       Trusted vs Untrusted technologies

·       VLANs

Information Encryptions

Module 7: Incident management

·       Introduction to Information Security incident management

·       Incident management response lifecycle preparation

·       Intrusion detection technologies and systems

·       Security incident response

Module 8: Business continuity & disaster recovery

·       Introduction to business continuity planning and disaster recovery

·       Business continuity phases

·       Disaster recovery

Recovery strategies


·       This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

·       Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.

·       Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

·       We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more: training@skillsforafrica.org

·        The training will be conducted at SKILLS FOR AFRICA TRAINING INSTITUTE IN NAIROBI KENYA.

·       The training fee covers tuition fees, training materials, lunch and training venue. Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged for our participants upon request.

·       Payment should be sent to our bank account before start of training and proof of payment sent to: training@skillsforafrica.org

Course Schedule
Dates Fees Location Apply
04/12/2023 - 08/12/2023 $1350 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
15/01/2024 - 19/01/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
12/02/2024 - 16/02/2024 $1500 Mombasa Physical Class

Online Class
11/03/2024 - 15/03/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
08/04/2024 - 12/04/2024 $2950 Kigali Physical Class

Online Class
13/05/2024 - 17/05/2024 $4500 Dubai Physical Class

Online Class
10/06/2024 - 14/06/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
08/07/2024 - 12/07/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
12/08/2024 - 16/08/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
09/09/2024 - 13/09/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
14/10/2024 - 18/10/2024 $2950 Kigali Physical Class

Online Class
11/11/2024 - 15/11/2024 $1500 Mombasa Physical Class

Online Class
09/12/2024 - 13/12/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class