17/12/2020 -

Cybersecurity: A Secure way to FinTech

On 17 December 2020 at 11h00 CET

-Non-Technical Executives
-Individuals/employees from the financial sector
-Free & Online

Cybersecurity is becoming a fundamental part of general management function as the digital domain increases its share in the global workplace day by day.

Yet, the rapid growth of FinTech sector, in particular, makes it a unique target for cybercrime and cybersecurity threats when citizens, SMEs and investors at large need more and more access to financial services in the age of COVID-19 pandemic.

This free training, organised by Brussels Diplomatic Academy and Horizon Global Academy, aims to provide fundamental knowledge on cyber threats, actors and methodologies as well as critical business assets and ways to mitigate risks.



This training is designed for non-technical executives as well as interested and aspiring individuals and employees from the private or public sector. No IT background or prior technical knowledge is needed. The only prerequisite is a clear understanding of the cyber challenge and the need to counter it.


Main Takeaways:

You will:
-Be aware of the risks posed by cyber threats.
-Be able to discern cyber threats and possible actors behind cybercrime.
-Grasp how cyber-attacks pose risk to your business.
-Figure out assets in your business.
-Not feel sidelined by IT experts nor perplexed by the complexity of their work.



11:00 – 11:20 Cyber Threats, Actors and Methodologies

11:20 – 11:40 Business Systems and Information Assets

11:40 – 12:00 Q&A


Yusuf Ayar, Senior Security Specialist at Mindcurv/HGA Lecturer
Thomas Lionel Smets, Security Consultant & Designer/HGA Lecturer

Please register by completing the online registration form. 






Register here!