Encryption Awareness Training for Uganda Police Force

Uganda Police headquarters., Uganda, 24 October 2023, 11:30 to 06:30 UTC

Hosted by Internet Society Uganda Chapter

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In commemoration of the Global Encryption Day on October 21, 2023, and as part of the October Cyber Security Month celebrations, the Internet Society Uganda Chapter seeks to conduct a capacity-building engagement with the Uganda Police Cyber Crime Unit on October 24, 2023, at the Uganda Police headquarters
The purpose of the training is to raise awareness about the legal and ethical considerations of encryption and the role of law enforcement in ensuring digital safety and promoting cyber security against cybercrime in Uganda.

Expected Outcomes:
1. Participants develop a solid understanding of encryption principles, terminology, algorithms, and methods, enabling participants to differentiate between various encryption techniques.
2. Awareness about potential security risks, vulnerabilities, and threats in digital communication and transactions, emphasizing the importance of encryption in mitigating these risks raised.
3. Participants gained practical skills to implement encryption methods in various scenarios, such as encrypting emails, securing data storage, and protecting sensitive information.