10 Things you need to know to protect yourself and your company from cyber attacks

Objectives:
Every day the number of ransomware, identity thefts, credit card fraud, email message hacking, etc. grows and costs individuals and institutions both short-term and long-term losses.

The press is full of reports of data center breaches that result in loss of intellectual property, trade secrets, and/or customer data and affect the company’s reputation.

Successful cyber protection at the individual level or enterprise level is not possible without having well-trained people who are aware of security risks and are knowledgeable enough to make sound judgments when they are confronted with cyber-attacks such as phishing or fraudulent phone calls. The active involvement of employees and their awareness is paramount to a company’s security compliance.

The objective of this tutorial is to cover 10 important areas of cybersecurity risks and teach attendees about protective measures.

After the completion of this training, session participants will learn practical ways of dealing with cyber-attacks, and a list of actions to take to protect themselves at both the individual and the company level.

Trust
Authentication
Privacy
Ransomware
Identity Theft
Phishing
Application Access
Social Media
Home Networking
Surveillance

Target Audience:
Prior knowledge of experience in the field of cybersecurity is not required. Therefore potential beneficiaries of this course may be:

Students at All level
All Academics
Professional and Practitioners

Dashboard Design and Data Visualization

Objectives:
With a growing need for mass data visualization, most business and consumer applications display a dashboard page that includes an overview of the system status and content. Are all these dashboards effective? What are the basic principles behind designing effective and intuitive dashboards? This introductory/intermediate course in dashboard design will provide an overview of the fundamentals for designing and evaluating effective dashboards. Participants will then evaluate several dashboards and practice building an effective dashboard.

Content and Benefits:
The first section of the course will be used to review the fundamental principles in designing dashboards. Participants will then practice evaluating several example dashboards. Following this, the participants will work in teams to build an effective dashboard according to the guidelines and principles taught in the previous section.

The course will feature presentations, small group activities, and discussions to enhance learning. The presentations will examine the following topics:

Introduction
Fundamental Principles of Dashboard Design
Visual Designs
Mass Data Visualization
Evaluating Dashboard User Interfaces
Building Effective Dashboards

Target Audience:
Potential beneficiaries of this course may be:

People who are involved with UI/UX design
People who have some experience with dashboard design
HCI professionals with interest in UX design
Researchers already working in UX design

Fifteen Principles in User Interface Design

Objectives

With the diversity of interaction through different types of devices, from desktops, mobile wearable to user interfaces for cars, vending machines, medical devices, and everything that had a glass interface the field of interaction design is growing. To create applications that are offering ease of use it is fundamental to apply the knowledge and principles that proven to help design better interfaces.

What are the basic principles behind designing effective and intuitive user interfaces? This introductory/intermediate course in reviewing the main principles will provide an overview of the fundamentals for designing and evaluating effective user interfaces. After presenting each principle the participants will try to implement and practice in a group activity.

Content and Benefits

This tutorial will be beneficial to all people from advance to novice designers involved with the design and evaluation of user interface. After learning the principles then the participants will work in teams to build an effective dashboard according to the principles taught in the previous section.

The course will feature presentations, small group activities, and discussions to enhance learning. The presentations will examine the following topics:

  • Introduction
  • Building Effective User Interface
  • Experimental Principles
  • Models and Frameworks
  • Visual Designs Principles
  • Dashboard User Interfaces

Target Audience

Potential beneficiaries of this course may be:

  • People who are involved with UI/UX design
  • User Interface Developers and Designer
  • HCI professionals with an interest in UX design
  • Researchers already working in UX design
  • App Designers