Introduction to Information Security

Course Overview

This introductory course aims to provide a broad view of the information security field to managers and non-technical audience. It also introduces the field to professionals who are considering to become security practitioners. An overview of the current threats to information security will be provided also the trends and challenges that are expected to emerge in the near future. The course also tackles all the basic principles of information security and how can security controls be used to manage the risks posed by the emerging threats.

course syllabus

The Principles of Information Security

  •  Confidentiality
  •  Integrity
  • Availability

The Changing Threat Spectrum

  • The proliferation of computing devices
  • Threats to personal Information
  • Threats to critical nation infrastructure
  • Threats to the financial sector
  • Cyber War

Key Security Concepts

  • Threats
  • Vulnerabilities
  • Risks
  • Controls
  • Information Security in the Enterprise

The Principles of Information Security

  •  Confidentiality
  •  Integrity
  • Availability

The Changing Threat Spectrum

  • The proliferation of computing devices
  • Threats to personal Information
  • Threats to critical nation infrastructure
  • Threats to the financial sector
  • Cyber War

Key Security Concepts

  • Threats
  • Vulnerabilities
  • Risks
  • Controls
  • Information Security in the Enterprise

The Principles of Information Security

  •  Confidentiality
  •  Integrity
  • Availability

The Changing Threat Spectrum

  • The proliferation of computing devices
  • Threats to personal Information
  • Threats to critical nation infrastructure
  • Threats to the financial sector
  • Cyber War

Key Security Concepts

  • Threats
  • Vulnerabilities
  • Risks
  • Controls
  • Information Security in the Enterprise

Day four

Who Should Attend?

  • Employees who are new to information security and in need of an introduction to the fundamentals of security
  • Those who want to understand complex technical security terms
  • Non-IT security managers
  • Professionals in all disciplines who need to be familiar with the basic security concepts

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