ISESCO to hold international workshop in Kazakhstan on “Internet Security: Enhancing Information Exchange Safeguards”

Rabat: 15/12/2017

ISESCO to hold international workshop in Kazakhstan on “Internet Security: Enhancing Information Exchange Safeguards”

The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS), the Inter-Islamic Network on Information Technology (INIT), and Al-Farabi Kazakh National University will organize the 7th International Workshop on “Internet Security: Enhancing Information Exchange Safeguards”, in Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan, on 19-23 December 2017.

The workshop will bring together a host of 30 researchers, executives, system administrators and programmers and students of internet/information science and cryptology from the following Member States: Kazakhstan, Iran, Jordan, the Sudan, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates and Mauritania.

The workshop aims to enable participants to understand network protocols, models, topologies and related security threats; the major modern-day cryptographic algorithms and protocols; and ways to send secure e-mails. Participants will also learn the various ways to use Full Disk Encryption, anti-viruses, anti-spywares and firewalls; implement organizational security measures, risk assessment tools and techniques, appropriate policies and measures; and use the various ethical hacking types to secure networks, including network sniffing.

ISESCO will be represented in this workshop by the Kazakhstan National Commission for UNESCO and ISESCO.