4 Month Diploma in Information Security

Course 1: Ethical Hacking & Countermeasures:
Course 2: Security Policies and Implementation Issues
Course 3: System Forensics, Investigation, and Response
Course 4: Network Security, Firewalls, and VPNs

Leaders and senior officials interested in building Information Security capabilities to drive change within their Departments/Organization and protect its data/information from hacking.

  • Candidates preferably having a bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply.
  • Step 1: Applicant Fees is PKR 1,000/- (Final selection will be done after the interview)- Non-refundable.
  • Step 2: Then your interview will be scheduled.
  • Step 3: After selection, you can pay PKR 125,000/- (excluding all applicable taxes) Non-refundable.
  • Fee Includes:
    Processing fees, Test and Exam Fees, Diploma and Transcript. Fees do not include course material, books, and stationery.

Bank: Standard Chartered Bank

Institute of Business Management
Standard Chartered Bank
Centenary Branch
14-A P.E.C.H.S Block-6 , Shahrah-e-Faisal
Near KFC nursery Karachi, Pakistan.
IBAN: PK97SCBL0000001326020801
Account No.: 01326020801
Branch Code: 027
Swift Code: SCBLPKKX

Kindly send us the screenshot once payment is made in order for us to confirm the receipt. You may also pay the amount at any Standard Chartered branch, do kindly email us at cit@iobm.edu.pk the scanned receipt.

Diploma Duration: 4 months (Weekends)

– Saturday: 10:00am to 01:00 pm & 02:00 pm to 05:00 pm

Starting from Oct 23, 2021

Mr. Mustafa Shiraz Ahmed is currently working with the State Bank of Pakistan in the capacity of Joint Director / Divisional Head – Cyber Incident Response Division. With a working and training experience of 20+ years in IT and Cybersecurity, Mr. Mustafa specializes in the fields of Information Security, IT Governance, Digital Forensics and Penetration Testing. He is a PECB Certified ISO 27001 Lead Implementer, EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker, EC-Council Certified Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator, and ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor. He holds an MS/M.Phil. degree in Computer Science from SZABIST, and is an MBA Gold Medalist from IBA. He has conducted numerous trainings and workshops on Information Security and is well versed with a diverse range of Information Security domains including IT Security Policy Design and Development, Technology Governance, Vulnerability & Risk Assessment, Penetration Testing, Intrusion Detection & Prevention, Digital Forensics, BCP & Disaster Recovery, Application Security Testing and Network Security.

Muhammad Irfan Is a cyber security professional having working experience of several domains of IT/Information Security in Financial, Telecommunication and Information Technology industry that includes but not limited to Security Assessment, Penetration Testing, Digital Forensics, Vulnerability Assessment, Information Systems Auditing, Technical Solutions Deployment, IT Security Operations, Risk Management, Architecture review and Information Security Governance.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Information Security from NUST along with several industry recognized IT/Information Security certifications. He always has a can-do-it approach towards work and his knowledge, high technical aptitude and commitment to work contributes to the successful and profitable operations of the organization.

SYED ABDUL QADIR – Director (Technology Consulting & Cyber Risk)
A. F. Ferguson & Co. (PwC Pakistan)

BE, MBA, PMP, CISA, ISO 27001 and 22301 (Lead Auditor), MCITP, HPCP

Abdul Qadir is a global technology leader, trainer and keynote speaker and has led several local and international assignments over 20 years of experience spanning end-to-end digital transformation, IT and Cybersecurity Strategy, IT Governance and Risk Management, IT Operations and Project Management, Cyber security Risk assessments, GDPR, overarching IT reviews, IT Due diligence, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning, Solutions Selection and Implementation Supervision, Data Governance and Analytics. He has a proven track record of developing IT and Cybersecurity Strategy for several clients in the Financial Services, Energy, Manufacturing and Telecommunication arena. Based on his knowledge and experience, he has been able to present his views and influence at the board and C-suite level.

Abdul Qadir’s collaborative leadership is evidenced through speaking invitations to various local and international technology and IT Security conferences and forums and has been interviewed by the multiple TV channels and a variety of technology blogs and publications. He has conducted a number of workshops / training sessions in number of universities and training institutions. He is the core advisory member of Global CISO, TECH Pakistan, Global CxO forum and Economic Insights Forum and also member of PMI, ISACA, PISA, FPCCI having comprehensive understanding of various tools and methodologies of International Standards and provides expert feedback and advice on emerging trends and challenges.

He holds BE in Computer Systems, MBA in Finance and also upholds 15+ technology and cybersecurity certifications. Few distinguished certifications include CISA, PMP, ISO 27001 & 22301 Lead Auditor and Implementer, MCITP (Enterprise) and HP Certified Platform Specialist. Abdul Qadir was formerly associated with Pakistan Refinery Limited heading their IT department having responsibility for ensuring the smooth running of whole IT and OT Infrastructure & networks round the clock.