Getting started with Cyber Security

Business Complex (BS 16), 1125, Eldoret, 30100

Dive into the basics of digital safety, learn how to protect your personal data online, and understand the threats in the cyber world. Ideal for beginners, it's your first step towards cyber awareness!

Nov 11, 2023, 6:00 – 8:00 AM

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About this event

Dive into the essential world of cybersecurity with our Cybersecurity Fundamentals event, a comprehensive introduction tailored for beginners and those looking to solidify their understanding of digital security. In this dynamic event, participants will engage with seasoned security professionals to uncover the principles of cybersecurity, understand the current threat landscape, and learn how to protect against potential attacks.

Our workshop will kick off with an overview of cybersecurity, demystifying terms and concepts that are foundational to the field. Attendees will then navigate through real-world scenarios, highlighting common vulnerabilities and the importance of proactive defense mechanisms. Interactive sessions will introduce key topics such as:

  1. State of cyber security, now and in previous years
  2. Tools used (Intro to kali Linux)
  3. Careers in Cyber Security
  4. Platforms and resources to learn cyber security (free and paid)

The workshop will provide hands-on experiences with basic security tools and techniques, ensuring that every participant leaves with the confidence to apply their newfound knowledge in their personal and professional lives.

As part of our commitment to cultivating a safer digital world, participants will also receive resources to further their education in cybersecurity, including guides to ongoing learning opportunities, communities to join, and recommended certifications for those looking to pursue a career in the field.

This event is perfect for students, professionals seeking to diversify their skillset, and anyone interested in understanding how to safeguard their digital presence. Join us for an informative, engaging, and essential journey into the realm of cybersecurity. Secure your spot and your digital future with us!

When

When

Saturday, November 11, 2023
6:00 AM – 8:00 AM UTC

Agenda

Checking in
Talk by speaker and experts
Q and A
Closing off

Organizers

  • Patrick Murimi

    University of Eldoret

    GDSC Lead

  • SHIKUKU EMMANUEL

    Vice Lead

  • Ebenezer Akhonya

    GDSC@UOE

    Technical Lead

  • Ngaga Dancan

    University of Eldoret

    Assistant Technical Lead

  • Joseph Ogachi

    GJ TECH

    UI/UX Lead

  • James Ngandu

    Jthreeglobally

    Events Lead

  • Preston Mayieka

    University of eldoret

    Content Curator

  • Mercy Jepkemboi

    University of Eldoret

    Social Media Lead

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