Regis PMI South January Roundtable (Virtual)
Date/Time: January 25, 2023 / 12:00 - 1:30 PM MST
Roundtable Topic: Cybersecurity Considerations When Leading Projects
PDU Categories/Hours: Ways of Working / 1.5 Hours
Synopsis: When leading projects, it is essential to consider Cybersecurity to protect sensitive information and prevent data breaches. Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility, not just for the IT teams. Therefore, every team member must have basic cybersecurity knowledge.
Learning Objectives: The presentation will:
- Provide an assessment of the Threat Landscape,
- Cover why Cybersecurity is essential in project implementation,
- Showcase Cybersecurity best practices in project implementation, and
- Address how to mitigate data breaches and other risks and vulnerabilities.
Speaker: Sadiq Nasir, Information Communication Technology Practitioner, Managing Partner Netswitch
About the Speaker. Sadiq is an experienced IT practitioner and a technology entrepreneur with several years of experience delivering IT projects; He is interested in Cybersecurity, digital transformation, project management, and IT policy formulation. He has a wide range of experience working in the United Kingdom and Nigeria's public sector.
He is a social innovator engaged in various community development projects. He is involved in developing and delivering a community-based Cybersecurity education campaign via television, radio, and online. The objective is to raise awareness among the target audience to protect themselves and the organisation where they work. He is also a co-founder of The Readers' Hub. This non-profit organisation meets weekly and helps promote education and literacy through creative and innovative means in Northern Nigeria.
As an information systems researcher, Sadiq has authored several information security conference papers. He recently wrote a book chapter on the web of deceit (an African multi-stakeholder perspective on cyber security and associated correlates in a COVID-19 pandemic era.
Sadiq is British-educated; he holds a BSc and MSc. He also has an Advanced Certificate in project management.
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