Information Security Workshop

Dates: 24 - 28 September 2018
Location: Yangon, Myanmar
Venue: UCSY


  • Information Security is a broad topic, and as such this training course will look at several aspects from policies to penetration testing, and DNS to DDoS. Each topic is covered from basics to intermediate level that aims to educate and challenge participants.
  • This training course will be delivered over 5 days, and will include a mix of theory presentations, hands-on exercises, and group discussions/Q&A.
  • A certificate of participation will be provided upon successful completion of the course.

Target Audience

  • Engineers, IT Managers and Operators, and Security Policy Makers who are interested in information security, gaining an understanding of the threats they face and how to mitigate such threats.

Course outline

  • Topics that will be covered include:
  Information Security Overview
  Threat and Countermeasures to Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability
  DDoS Fundamentals and Mitigation
  Security Policies
  Operating System Security
  Penetration Testing
  Insecure File Permissions
  Operational Security
  Password Control – End-User Perspective
  Password Control – Secure Server Side Storage
  Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)

Other Requirements

  • Participants are advised to bring their own laptop computers with high-speed Wi-Fi (802.11a/g/n/ac) and administrative access to system. It is also recommended that laptops have Intel i5 or i7 processor, >=4GB of RAM, 30GB of free hard disk space, and a 64-bit operating system (Windows, Linux, or Mac OS X). Participants are requested to pre-install VirtualBox (free), or VMware Workstation (paid or trial), although installation files will be available at the beginning of the course.

Workshop Items

Warren Finch (APNIC)

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