Top 5 data security risks for M&E professionals and what you can do about them

October is Cybersecurity Awareness month and we acknowledge it with two sessions addressed to M&E and IM professionals who wish to increase their knowledge and confidence in regards to data security. The first session will address the top five data security risks that professionals working with data should be aware of and the second session will dive into best practices for designing roles in the ActivityInfo platform.

During this Webinar, we will be addressing the most important risks related to data security. We will look at concepts such as data confidentiality, integrity and availability and we will discuss ways to mitigate these risks with some practical examples.

In summary, we will discuss:

  • Insider attacks
  • Social engineering
  • Password management
  • User error
  • IT operation failure

There will also be a Q&A session so we can address specific questions you might have.

Is this Webinar for me?

  • Are you an M&E practitioner working with data?
  • Do you wish to understand better data security risks that are not necessarily related to technology?
  • Are you responsible for managing users’ access to various tools and software?
  • Do you wish to ask questions related to data security and information management?

Then, join our webinar!

About the Speaker

Mr. Alexander Bertram, Executive Director of BeDataDriven and founder of ActivityInfo, is a graduate of the American University's School of International Service and started his career in international assistance fifteen years ago working with IOM in Kunduz, Afghanistan and later worked as an Information Management officer with UNICEF in DR Congo. With UNICEF, frustrated with the time required to build data collection systems for each new programme, he worked on the team that developed ActivityInfo, a simplified platform for M&E data collection. In 2010, he left UNICEF to start BeDataDriven and develop ActivityInfo full time. Since then, he has worked with organizations in more than 70 countries to deploy ActivityInfo for monitoring & evaluation.


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