China Aid Training Course III: Seminar on Information Security Regulation and Management




05 Jun - 25 Jun 2014

Duration of event:

21 days


Shanghai, Chengdu and Hangzhou, China

Programme area:

Local Development


No fee

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The registration is closed
Deadline for registration: 4 June 2014


Information represents an asset for any organization. Managing sensitive information and ensuring that it remains secure is key for companies and governments alike. Information security involves people, processes, IT systems and management processes. Training on information security and management systems is much needed, as it will translate into better businesses and more efficient public sectors.  

Event Objectives

This seminar will facilitate approaches for building secure informatization infrastructure in cities. It aims to promote knowledge exchange on management methods, laws and regulations related to information security, and to foster cooperation among developing countries.

Learning Objectives

The seminar will enable participants to:
  • Recognize the significance of information security
  • Increase the capability of information risk control
  • Increase the efficiency of information management
  • Upgrade the safety and reliability of information management systems 

Content and Structure

The seminar will include lectures and presentations on the following key topics:

  • Strategic management of information security
  • Policy, law and regulations on information security
  • Information security management systems
  • International internet security management
  • Information security standards
  • Information security crisis and emergency management
  • Principles and practices of Information assurance
  • Information security assessment
  • Information security standard
  • Ethics and norms
Participants will have opportunity to visit Chengdu, Sichuan Province and Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province to gain a general understanding about the development of information security in different cities in China.


Through integration of thematic lectures, special subjects, open discussions and on site investigation, participants will be introduced to Shanghai’s achievements in the area of law and regulation of information security, while also learning about advanced experiences on information security and law formulation from around the world.  

Targeted Audience

Senior government officials working in the field of information security from African French Speaking countries including Benin, Burundi, Togo, Congo, Guinea, Gabon, Cote d'Ivoire, Mali, Republic of Senegal, Chad, Burkina Faso, Equatorial Guinea, Comorin, Mauritania, Algeria, Tunisia, and Guinea-Bissau.