Information Security Training

New for 2021 – Virtual Learning with Experts

Training programme Overview

Increasing reliance on ICT in all aspects of daily life has created an environment prone to criminal activities such as computer intrusions, denials of service, threats to critical information infrastructure networks, etc. The scope of the challenge and its evolving nature requires a comprehensive network security strategy to be properly addressed. 
In response, and with the support of the EU co-funded AfricaConnect3, Arab States Research and education Network (ASREN) is pleased to announce its upcoming “Information Security” training for the year 2021
Introducing your all-in-one course to get you up and running with information Security, Internet Security, computer networking, and IT Security Management. You will learn the entire Information Security including risk management, security assessment, user authentication, cybersecurity fundamentals as well as ethical hacking concepts, and much more. 
The training is open to all ASREN members, member organizations and partners.
Who will benefit from attending this training programme?
  • System/network administrators at NRENs or NREN member organisations
  • System administrators at computing centres or NOCs
Basic administration knowledge about operating systems and networking should be present. Basic programming background. Also, some experience with Windows operating systems is useful.
Programme outline

The training program consists of a number of live online, instructor-led sessions covering a wide range of subjects (sub-modules) on:

Meet the expert
Eriko Porto, For more than 16 years Eriko has been working in the roll-out of network infrastructures across various continents. Eriko has worked for RedCLARA from 2004 to 2010, leading the network implementation, and successfully establishing the network infrastructure for research and education, within the Latin American region and towards Europe. From 2010 to 2016 Eriko has successfully developed the R&E network for the Caribbean region – C@ribNET. Eriko delivered the strategic planning and the implementation of the supporting regional network infrastructure; leaded the teams of network engineering and operations; and provided guidance and support for the development of the embryonic NRENs in the Caribbean region. Eriko has also worked as a Professor of Computer Networks related courses for universities in Brazil, and as Instructor on several workshops developed and delivered to the R&E community.At present Eriko is a consultant for Information Technology and Security, working with ASREN – The Arab States Research and Education Network – based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Further details will be added soon. In the meantime if you have any queries about this training please get in touch with