Managing Cybersecurity Risks

Managing Cybersecurity Risks

  • Overview
  • Course Outline
  • Workshop Instructions
  • Who Should Attend
  • Testimonials


As information technology becomes ever more complex and Internet Usage has been expanded to a great extent, cyber-security is now an essential and business-critical field. Unfortunately, most of the organizations are unprepared to handle cyber-attacks.

To help you and your organization effectively prepare against such horrendous cyber-attacks, SIMFOTIX is pleased to bring this workshop which is designed to expand your knowledge and skills in the fast-growing area of managing cybersecurity & associated risks.

Course Director:

Ahmad Essayed
  • Harvard University Certified CS50 Educator
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (EC Council)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (ISACA)
  • MBA – University of London

Ahmad, started his higher education teaching journey by joining The American University in Cairo as one of its youngest faculty in 2019. Since then, he has been excelling as a teacher as well as a corporate trainer in the field of computer science and Digital Forensics. He has also been the adjunct lecturer at School of Analytics & Technology at The Leadership Institute – Majid Al Futtaim as well as at School of Engineering and Information Technology – Murdoch University Dubai.

He is currently the founder and chairman at AE Consulting which is a Technology and Cyber Security management consultancy organization headquartered in Dubai.

  • Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) – Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University (Egypt)
  • Bachelor of Law (LLB) – Faculty of Law, Alexandria University (Egypt)
  • Pre-MBA (CORe) – Harvard Business School, Harvard University (USA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) – University of London (UK)
Certification & Affiliation:
  • Associate Fellow – Higher Education Academy – UK (AFHEA)
  • Harvard University Certified CS50 Educator
  • Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
  • Certified EC-Council Instructor (CEI)
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
  • Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP)
  • Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS)
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library Certificate (ITIL)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)


Course Outline

How Important Cyber Security is?
    • Case studies
  • The CIA principle
  • Password attacks and defenses
    • Password cracking – live hacking demo with group participation
    • Discussion of the lessons learned from the demo
  • Social Engineering attacks and defenses
    • Case studies
    • Password stealing using phishing – live hacking demo with group participation
    • Discussion of the lessons learned from the demo
  • Malware attacks and defenses
    • Case studies
    • Complete control of victim PC using a crafted virus – live hacking demo
    • Discussion of the lessons learned from the demo
  • Network attacks and defenses
    • Facebook password stealing through Wi-Fi hacking – live hacking demo
    • Discussion of the lessons learned from the demo
  • Mobile, IoT and Cloud security
    • Case studies

Workshop Instructions

  • 26 September, 2021 – 10:00 am – 03:00 pm
  • Regular Fee: USD 510 Per Participant (Plus VAT)
  • Team Offer: Pay for 2 and register 3rd for free.
  • Includes: Courseware, and SIMFOTIX Certificate
  • For registration (s) send us your Name, Designation, Organization, and Mobile Number to [email protected]
  • For More Information please contact: Qazi Waqas Ahmed Mobile: +971 56 309 0819; Email: [email protected]

Who Should Attend

  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Financial Controllers
  • Finance Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Business Executives
  • Consultants
  • Accountants
  • Students of CA / ACCA / CIMA / MBA
  • Finance



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