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Starting Data: 8th January, 2018

Last Date for Registration: 5th January, 2018

Duration: 4 Days (9:00am - 3:00pm daily)

Fee: Rs.65,000

Course Package Includes: CISSP Classroom Notes, Training Certificate and Refreshments

Venue: Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi

Who Teaches the Class?
Mr. Qazi Mohammad Misbahuddin Ahmed is regarded as the pioneer of information security services in Pakistan. He holds a Bachelor in Computer Science and MBA-MIS along with the following industry leading certifications:
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Penetration Testing Specialist (CPTS)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • COBIT based IT Governance Exam (COBIT)
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
  • Member of Business Continuity Institute (MBCI)

He has performed several penetration tests, forensic analysis, incident response procedures, security policy implementation, information classification, security governance and ISMS implementations for many national and multi-national companies, government and military organizations.

He served as an Information Security Consultant to State of Qatar's Ministry of Interior, where he was responsible for setting up Qatar's National Cyber Security Opearations Center (NCSOC), government data classification, and develop a response center for information security related issues for Qatar's critical infrastructure. He provided ISMS consultancy to several government ministries and military organizations in Qatar.

Mr. Qazi has also served as a member of Network Security Taskforce, Government of Pakistan.

He has conducted several workshops for high profile companies and is a regular speaker at many IT events and conferences like E-Merge, IT Expo, ProCOM, ITCN Asia ProQuest and also served as a coordinator and Judge at the ITCN Asia ProQuest Hacking Competition. Qazi Ahmed is routinely called to comment and discuss on IT security events and has been featured on several TV channels like GEO, ARY Digital, Indus News, PTV and newspapers, magazines and newsletters like Spider, @internet, YAHOO!, CISCO, Newsbytes, Wall Street Journal, India Times, Hindustan Times etc.

Mr. Qazi is also credited for finding the most severe security vulnerability ever in Microsoft .NET Passport services affecting millions of people worldwide. Qazi Ahmed also enjoys the membership of renowned worldwide High IQ society, Mensa.

Our information security training sessions have been attended by professionals from organizations such as:

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission
  • Ernst & Young
  • Juma Al Majid Group (UAE)
  • Unilever
  • Habibsons Bank (UK)
  • Allied Bank Limited
  • Qasim International Container Terminal
  • Agha Khan University
  • Dubai Islamic Bank
  • Qatar Airways
  • Central College London (UK)
  • Union Bank
  • Alliance Frances
  • Central Depository Company
  • Karachi Electricity Supply Corporation
  • Getz Pharma
  • Xpert2go Inc. (USA)
  • Compunet Online (ISP)
  • Lucky Textile Mills
  • Nadra
  • Agha Khan Education Service
  • Hamdard University Network
  • Habib Bank AG Zurich
  • Nakshbandi Industries
  • Sidat Hyder Morshed Associates


The training covers all the 8 domains of CISSP CBK.
  • Security and Risk Management
  • Asset Security
  • Security Engineering
  • Communications and Network Security
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Security Assessment and Testing
  • Security Operations
  • Software Development Security

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