Fundamentals of Digital Safety and Cyber Security

Course Name: Fundamentals of Digital Safety and Cyber Security

Venue: Tech for Development Training Center, Nairobi, Kenya

Event Date: 9th to 13th December 2019

Course Fee: KES 50,000 OR USD 666

Registration: Register online

Tech For Development-T4D would like to invite you to a high impact Training Course in Fundamentals of Digital Safety and Cyber Security to be held in Nairobi, Kenya from 9th to 13th December 2019.

Why T4D?

We are an international training, capacity building and tech solutions organization that offers tech solutions, scheduled and tailor made training and capacity building solutions to individuals and development agencies in Africa and around the world.

We provide our training programs with a capacity-building goal, so as to ensure that, our training programs contribute to sustainable change.

This course is suitable for people working in:

Impact Evaluation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Academic Research, Market Research, Field Research, Agriculture, Health, Education, WASH, Handicapped, Human rights, Emergencies/disasters, Advocacy, Education, Environment, Small business development, Community development, Rural development, Women, Youth, Population, Rehabilitation, Culture, Capacity Building, Appropriate technology, Income, generation, Private sector, Refugees/displaced.


Digital safety is the practice of defending information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, perusal, inspection, recording or destruction. In our digitally connected world, new risks to our data and privacy have emerged. Governments are using technology to attack infrastructure and surveil its own citizens.

Understanding information communication technology infrastructure is just as important as understanding technology tools and strategies for digital safety. We will cover a broad range of topics to provide a strong understanding the fundamentals of digital safety and digital security.

This course will focus on building knowledge and strategies to ensure your digital safety. Each module will feature an interactive exercise to develop a key skill to protecting your data. It will also feature interactive presentations and include a unique hands-on learning environment with animated videos, technology demos, practical activities, networking events, immersive simulations and more.

Who should attend

This course is targeted toward an Information Technology (IT) professional who has networking and administrative skills in Windows-based TCP/IP networks and familiarity with other operating systems, such as OS X, Unix, or Linux, and who wants to further a career in IT by acquiring a foundational knowledge of security or a foundation for advanced security certifications. The following job titles fit very well in this course:

Information security professionals

IT Security Managers

IT Architects and Administrators

Database and Web Developers

Network and System Administrators

Government & Intelligence Agencies interested in real world IT attack and defense

Individuals involved in implementation, testing, security hardening of mobile devices


Basic familiarity with computer networks, administration, and security is helpful (But, all required information will be covered during the course)


5 Days

Course Objectives

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

Create a risk assessment that considers digital security, aspects of physical security, and psychosocial factors

Critically analyze both the opportunities and the pitfalls that emerge when working with technology for digital safety

Connect relevant development theories to the technological strategies and tools discussed in the course

Manage specific software platforms and tools for ensuring digital safety

Design dynamic and effective strategies for using tools and platforms to improve digital safety

Develop critical self-confidence for working with technology to address digital safety challenges

Course Content

Module I

Security Fundamentals

Information Security Cycle

Information Security Controls

Authentication Methods

Cryptography Fundamentals

Security Policy Fundamentals

Module II

Identifying Security Threats and Vulnerabilities

Social Engineering

Wireless Threats and Vulnerabilities


Physical Threats and Vulnerabilities

Software-Based Threats

Network-Based Threats

Module III

Managing Data, Application and Host Security

Manage Data Security

Manage Application Security

Manage Device and Host Security

Manage Mobile Security

Module IV

Implementing Network Security

Configure Security Parameters on Network Devices and Technologies

Apply Secure Network Administration Principles

Network Design Elements and Components

Implementing Networking Protocols and Services

Secure Wireless Traffic

Module V

Implementing access control, authentication, and account management

Access Control and Authentication Services

Implement Account Management Security Protocols

Module VI

Managing Certificates

Install a Certificate Authority(CA) Hierachy

Restore Certificates and Private Keys

Enroll Certificates

Secure Network Traffic by Using Certificates

Revoke Certificates

Renew Certificates

Backup and Restore Certificates and Private Keys


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with a certificate of participation.

Training venue

The training is residential and will be held at T4D Training Centre in Westlands Nairobi, Kenya. The course fees cover the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

Tailor- made

We can also tailor-make our courses for you. This way, you/your organization will benefit by:

Using own tools during the training

Being able to choose areas of interest you wish the trainer to put more emphasis on

Taking the course in-house or at a venue of choice

Cutting on the cost of transport and accommodation

For further inquiries, please contact us on details below:

Email: [email protected]

Mobile: +254 (0) 729166479


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email: [email protected]

Mobile Number: +254 706909947

Training fee

The course fee is KES 50,000.00 or USD 666.00 exclusive of VAT. The course fees covers the course tuition, training materials, two (2) break refreshments, lunch and study visits. Participants will cater for their travel and accommodation costs.


Payment should be transferred to Tech For Development - T4D account through bank on or before the course starting date.

Send proof of payment to [email protected]


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Contact information

Tel: +254 706909947
Email: [email protected]

Kind regards.

Kelvin K. Mwangi
Customer Relationship Officer,
Tech For Development.
Innovation for impact