Strategy, Policy and Management (SPM)
TRACK: Strategy, Policy and Management (SPM) Who should attend: CIOs (Chief Information Officers)/CTOs (Chief Technical Officers and their Deputies, Heads of IT Units, Directors, Policy makers, planners, managers and administrators. Prerequisites: experience with management and administration of departments/units/projects that provide ICT services to users. Outcome: delegates should be able to; develop and monitor ICT Strategic plans write RFPs and Proposals manage HR and organizational structure initiate, plan, monitor and control projects develop business plans, as well as various network and system policies for their organizations.
Hosting and Domain Business
TRACK: Hosting and Domain Business Overall objective: After attending this track, participants should be able to; Understand the overview of the DNS industry Understand the role of the various Global Internet Coordinating agencies such as ICANN, IANA, IETF, AFRINIC, NIRA Identify the various business models and opportunities in the Industry Understand the key terminologies in Web Hosting business Understand the use of cPanel for Domain Hosting Who should attend: Domain Registrars, Domain Resellers, Contents and Website Developers, Aspiring Domain Business Entrepreneurs and innovators, and those who provide Hosting Services. Prerequisites: Basic understanding of Computer systems and the Internet . Hands-on Training. Participants are expected to come with their own functional laptops or tablets to the training (BYOD). The topics are expected to include: < Overview of Domain Name Business
Internet Infrastructure (II)
TRACK: Internet Infrastructure (II) Overall objective: After attending this track, participants should be able to; Setup and manage DNS services Setup and manage DHCP services Setup mail services Setup web services Setup IM services Setup AAA services(RADIUS, LDAP, SASL,AD) Setup and manage gateway security (firewalls, Intrusion Detection and Prevention, UTM) Carry out network management and measurement using tools like perfsonar, libreNMS, nagios Who should attend: Technical staff who are now operating a TCP/IP network, with multi-provider connectivity. These include Network Engineers, Architects and Administrators, System Analysts, IP Engineers and Network Managers. Prerequisites: experience using TCP/IP-based networking technologies. The topics are expected to include: Select the appropriate Layer technologies, given specific requirements Understand principles of network architecture (Core, distribution & edge networks, redundancy &
TRACK: Internet Services Overall objective: After attending this track, participants should be able to; Setup and manage DNS services Setup and manage DHCP services Setup mail services Setup web services Setup IM services Setup AAA services(RADIUS, LDAP, SASL,AD) Setup and manage gateway security (firewalls, Intrusion Detection, and Prevention, UTM) Carry out network management and measurement using tools like perfsonar, libreNMS, nagios Who should attend: System Administrators, Application Developers, and Programmers Prerequisites: Experience with installing and administering some version of Unix/Linux, installing software packages, extracting information from 'man' pages, creating configuration files etc. Those who are not fully comfortable with Unix would most likely find the Unix System Administration track more appropriate. Training is hands-on in a well-equipped environment, making use of practical exercises to apply the
Overall objective: After attending this track, participants should be able to; Describe the internal components of a computer and assemble a computer system. Install and understand operating systems on computers and mobile devices. Connect to the Internet and share resources in a networked environment. Troubleshoot using system tools and diagnostic software. Setup IM services It is an instructor-led classroom course and includes activities using Packet Tracer, hands-on lab work, and a wide array of assessment types and tools on an online e-learning platform. Benefits to Students/Participants A lifetime Cisco networking Academy connection profile. Chapter exams as the student progress in class. Hands-on Lab/practical on PC Hardware/Software, Wireless Access Point, Crimping of Copper cable for network connection etc. Preparation for CompTIA A+ certification.
Summary of ngNOG 12, FCT, Abuja, 30th Oct-04th November, 2017
The twelfth edition of the ngNOG workshop took place in the FCT, Abuja. The second time, the event is being hosted by the Nigeria ICT Forum. Forty-two delegates from 20 institutions participated at this year’s event which took place from 30th October – 04th November, 2017. Unfortunately, the event also had a low turn up of delegates which was mostly due to the economic challenges faced by the Country. A one day conference was held at Hotel Reno, the same venue where participants were accommodated and the technical classes were conducted. The conference was packed with engaging presentations with opening remarks from Convenor of the Nigeria ICT Forum Dr Aminu Ibrahim. A presentation on Cyberspace/Cyber Norms by Abdulhakeem Ajijola of Consultancy Support