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Information Security Management
Protect Your Valuable Information Assets
30 April – 3 May 2017
Dusit Thani Hotel, Dubai, UAE

This course encompasses all new developments in the field with focus on threats and risks, compliance and regulations, security frameworks, architecture, effective policies and effective integration of standards and metrics.

  • Planning for information security
  • Understanding external threats – Who is the hacker?
  • Security architecture
  • Security domains
  • Managing security
  • Effective integration of standards and metrics
  • Incident management
  • Planning for Business Continuity (BCP) and disaster recovery plans
  • Defining your BCP and disaster recovery plans
  • Implementing your BCP and disaster recovery plans
  • Testing your BCP and disaster recovery plans
  • Maintaining your BCP and disaster recovery plans
Who Should Attend

This course is designed for IT professionals who, through their involvement in managing or directing their organisation’s IT infrastructure, are responsible for establishing and maintaining information security policies, practices and procedures. It will also be of value to financial and operational audit professionals as well as non-IT professionals tasked with the responsibility of assessing their organisation’s IT operations, infrastructure and security.

Benefits Of Attending
  1. Establish the threats and risks to a business and define a security strategy which matches the risk
  2. Develop a strong case for Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and learn to evolve a suitable framework
  3. Effectively address incidence response, crisis management, disaster recovery and business continuity
Course Director

    Steve Blais
    Independent Consultant
    ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners’ Bahrain

    Steve Blais, PMP, PBA, has 47 years' experience in Information Technologies as a consultant, author, speaker, mentor and coach. He has performed as a programmer, project manager, business analyst, system analyst, general manager, and tester over that time. He has also been in an executive position for several start-up companies.

    He writes a monthly column for Business Analysis Times and is a frequent contributor to, Modern Analyst and other publications. He has presented the keynote addresses at PMI PacRim Conference in Tokyo (2012), PMI South America in Sao Paolo (2011), IPMA European Conference (2013) and other conferences around the world. He is the author of Business Analysis: Best Practices for Success (John Wiley, 2011).

Venue and Accommodation

    Dusit Thani Hotel

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Dusit Thani Dubai

    Dusit Thani Dubai is an iconic 5-star luxury hotel that captures the essence of Thailand in the vibrant centre of this cosmopolitan city, the jewel of the UAE.

    The hotel is strategically located just five minutes from Dubai's main business hub, within walking distance from the nearest metro station and just 15 minutes from the airport. In addition, the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, and the world's largest shopping mall, The Dubai Mall, are just a short walk from Dusit Thani.

    Dusit Thani Dubai
    133, Sheikh Zayed Road
    P.O. Box 23335 Dubai
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Tel +971 (4) 343 3333
    Fax +971 (4) 343 4222


    Special delegate rates have been negotiated at selected hotels and we highly recommend you secure your room reservation at the earliest to avoid last minute inconvenience. You can contact the Hospitality Desk for required assistance on:

    T:+971-4-407 2693
    F:+971-4-407 2517


    Delegates requiring visas should contact the hotel they wish to stay at directly, as soon as possible. Visas for non-GCC nationals may take several weeks to process.

Course Fees
Date Course Fee Before
19 February 2017
Course Fee Before
26 March 2017
Final Fee
30 April – 3 May 2017
US$ 3,995 US$ 4,495 US$ 4,995

Course fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments. Delegates who attend all sessions will receive a Certificate of Attendance.


Book and pay full fee for two colleagues and the third attends for FREE

  • Not applicable in conjunction with corporate discounts
  • Payment to be settled before start of the course to avail the offer
  • This offer is not applicable on Early Bird Prices

For more information, email Andy Watts on

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