Cybersecurity

Maasai Mara University, 20500, Narok, 20500

Study Sessions

Oct 12, 2023, 7:59 – 9:15 AM

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Key Themes

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About this event

1. Welcoming participants and explain the purpose of the meeting.

2. Networking Fundamentals 
   - Provide a basic overview of what computer networking is.
   - Explain key networking concepts like IP addresses, routers, switches, and protocols.

3. The Importance of Cybersecurity 
   - Discuss why cybersecurity is critical in today's digital world.
   - Highlight the potential risks and consequences of cyberattacks.

4. Common Cybersecurity Threats 
   - Introduce common cybersecurity threats such as malware, phishing, and data breaches.
   - Provide real-world examples of cyber incidents.

**5. Protecting Your Network 
   - Explain basic security measures like strong passwords and multi-factor authentication.
   - Discuss the importance of keeping software up to date.

6. Network Security 
   - Describe network security measures, including firewalls and intrusion detection systems.
   - Highlight the role of encryption in protecting data.

7. Cybersecurity Best Practices 
   - Share simple cybersecurity best practices for individuals and organizations.
   - Emphasize the importance of user awareness and training.

8. Questions and Discussion
   - Open the floor for questions from participants.
   - Encourage discussion and sharing of concerns or experiences.

9. Additional Resources 
   - Provide information on where participants can find more resources and information on networking and cybersecurity.

This agenda is designed to provide a foundational understanding of networking and cybersecurity for beginners.

When

When

Thursday, October 12, 2023
7:59 AM – 9:15 AM UTC

Organizers

  • Felistus Bonareri

    Maasai Mara University

    GDSC Lead

  • Victor Wakhungila

    Kenya Defense Forces

    Partner with Cybersecurity Team

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