Data Security, Cybersecurity and Privacy Regulations Training

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You Will Learn

The course provides delegates with an in-depth knowledge of the principles and models of data privacy, protection and security.

It covers regulations, laws and technologies. Taught by experienced data practitioners this TRMC is ideal for anyone involved in data security and privacy regulations and technologies.

The Data Security, Cybersecurity and Privacy Regulations TRMC covers the following main areas:

  • Data protection, data regulations & privacy
  • The General Data Protection Regulation
  • Cybersecurity, cyber-threats & web/wireless security
  • Issues of cybersecurity
  • Why security and privacy technologies
  • National security concerns
  • National cybersecurity strategies
  • Data protection for third countries
data security and cybersecurity

Who Should Attend

The Master Classes are of particular interest to a range of professionals working with data security and cybersecurity regulations including:

  • Senior staff working for regulatory authorities or government departments responsible for communications and media policy
  • Business or regulatory affairs managers working in the sector
  • Lawyers and consultants working in governmental or commercial fields
  • Representatives from funding agencies supporting sector development

Delegates on these Master Classes will benefit from the first-hand experiences of senior industry decision makers.

Upcoming Courses

July 2022


Dates: 25 to 29 July 2022

Residential with accommodation

£3,500 per delegate (excluding taxes)

£3,150 if booked before 60 days of the start date

Without accommodation

£2,900 per delegate (excluding taxes)

£2,610 if booked before 60 days of the start date

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November 2022


Dates: 1,3,8,10,15,17,22, 24 November 2022
Tuesday and Thursday 10am – 2 pm UK time via Zoom

£1,900 per delegate  (excluding taxes)

£1,710 if booked before 30 days of the start date

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Data Security, Cybersecurity and
Privacy Regulations TRMC Course Outline

Item Presenter
Day 1 – Residential | Day 1 – Virtual
– Why Data Protection, Data Regulations & Privacy: The Telecoms, Media & Technology (TMT) Sector in Rapid Transition due to the Internet Value Chain Prof H Nwana
– Data Management: Why it is Important & Data Protection & Privacy & Laws Across the World Dr Sara Silva
Day 1 – Residential | Day 2 – Virtual
– The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) & Cross Border Applicability & World Comparisons Dr Sara Silva
– Case Study Dr Sara Silva
Day 2 – Residential | Day 3 – Virtual
– Meta’s (FB) Approach to Privacy, International Best Practice on Data Privacy, Data Sovereignty/Localisation and Privacy Meta
– GDPR Case Study Deborah Bowers
Day 2 – Residential | Day 4 – Virtual
– Cybersecurity Threats, Why Controlling and Regulating Them is Difficult, and What Can Be and is Being Done? Dr Kelly Wong
– The Rise and Rise of Cyber Crimes & National Security Concerns Graham Butler
Day 3 – Residential | Day 5 – Virtual
– Introduction to Cybersecurity, Cyber Threats Web/Wireless Security: Disruption, Distortion & Deterioration Dr Martin Koyabe
– Establishing a National Cybersecurity Policy Dr Martin Koyabe
– Spam (and SMS Spam) Dr Martin Koyabe
Day 4 – Residential | Day 6 – Virtual
– Issues of Cybersecurity (the NIS Directive), Regulation on Non-personal Data & Regulators Dave Michaels
– Case Studies Dave Michels
Day 4 – Residential | Day 7 – Virtual
– AI Prof H Nwana
– Blockchain Dave Michels
Day 5 – Residential | Day 8 – Virtual
– Break Out Rooms Prof H Nwana
– Concluding Session – Next Steps & Data Protection Authorities Prof H Nwana

Course Trainers

Prof H Sama Nwana
Prof H Sama Nwana
Prof. H Sama Nwana, known as H, is a founding partner of Cenerva. H was Group Head of Spectrum at Ofcom, where he led the 2013 auction of UK 4G mobile licences, raising £2.34bn. Prior to this, he was Managing Director at Arqiva Ltd – and even prior Managing Director at Quadriga Ltd. Previously he was multiple award-winning Senior Manager at British Telecommunications. He has M&A experience, working with Venture Capital, Private Equity and Govt shareholders. His recent work has focused on digital transformation in Africa and ASEAN, where he has led digital sector reviews. He was also CEO of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance.
Dr Martin Koyabe
Dr Martin Koyabe
Senior Project Manager | Lead GFCE-AUC Coordination at Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE) where Martin is leading coordination and collaboration between the GFCE and African Union Commission (AUC) in developing Cyber capacity and capability building in Africa. Previously Martin was the head of research and consultancy at the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization (CTO). Martin has over 15 years experience in ICT innovation, research and development.
Dr Sara Nogueira Silva
Dr Sara Nogueira Silva
Sara is a teaching associate at the Microsoft-funded Cloud Legal Project, at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). She has 20 years’ experience working in law. For a number of years, she assisted and advised companies from different sectors in her home country, Portugal, in several fields of corporate law. Subsequently, after finishing her Masters, she lectured E-Commerce Law at QMUL while reading her PhD.
Sara’s PhD research focused on autonomy in cyberspace. In particular, she proposes a framework to analyse the complex dynamics between anonymity, the legitimate search of information online (what she called “my search and research”) and the fundamental rights of privacy, data protection, freedom of expression and information.
Johan David Michels
Johan David Michels
Johan David Michels (known as “Dave”) is a Researcher and PhD candidate at the Microsoft-funded Cloud Legal Project at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), and a guest teacher at the London School of Economics (LSE). He has over 10 years’ experience working in law and policy, including at UK communications regulator Ofcom and at the United Nations in The Hague. He has lectured in IP, e-Commerce, and Information Security and the Law at QMUL and LSE. He has published articles on a range of IP/IT issues, including most recently on cybersecurity law in the European Law Review (with co-author Ian Walden). His PhD looks at the legal protection of digital assets to the Judges of Trial Chamber I on international law and human rights issues, including on the trial of Ratko Mladić.
Dr Kelly Wong
Dr Kelly Wong
Dr Wong is a Research Scientist at the University of Maryland, where he also lectures on the Comparative & International Cybersecurity Policy, Honors College Cybersecurity Program.
He has 25 years of experience working on the academic, policy, regulation, and implementation frontiers of ICT and digital technologies, as well as being a published author. He is a former president of the Digital Bridge Institute, training institute of the Nigerian Communications Commission. Current projects include developing a decision-support Cybersecurity Policy Toolkit, presented and organized in a distributed web based.
Graham Butler
Graham Butler
President & Chief Executive Officer Bitek International Inc. Founder of Bitek International Inc., Graham has over 33 years of international experience in virtually all aspects of telecommunications services and product arenas, including co-founder and Executive Vice President of @IPBell (latterly Cascadent Communications) one of the world’s first commercial (b2b) Global VoIP networks backed by Cisco & HP. Graham is a highly sought after and internationally renowned speaker and lecturer to various global agencies on such topics as VoIP fraud & lawful intercept prevention & planning. Bitek International is member of the Global Cybersecurity agenda High level experts group for the ITU (International Telecoms Union).

“The course is exceptional! I learnt a lot and I think it should be attended by all those involved in communications regulation.”

2021 delegate, Nigeria

The course explained the nuances of the subject that simply hadn’t been explained elsewhere. The depth and detail of the course has catapulted my understanding to another level and it will benefit my career immeasurably. Thank you Cenerva!

2020 delegate, Myanmar

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