EBRD Cybersecurity Simulation Exercise Training for SME in Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Lebanon , Jordan and West Gaza

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This simulation exercise training is designed specifically for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). This hands-on training program equips you with the critical skills needed to defend your business against cyber threats. Over three comprehensive sessions, participants will gain practical experience, test their incident response strategies, and learn from real-world simulations.


Why should I attend ? 

  • Practical Experience:Gain hands-on experience in responding to cyber attacks without the potential consequences of real-world incidents.
  • Preparedness:Enhance your organization’s preparedness for cyber threats by testing your response plans and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Team Building:Build stronger team dynamics and communication through collaborative incident response efforts.
  • Receive Expert Guidance: Access insights and best practices from cybersecurity experts.

Target Audience This training is ideal for:

  • Business Leaders: CEOs, Deputy CEOs, Vice Presidents
  • IT Professionals: Chief Information Officers (CIOs), IT Managers
  • In special cases, a representative from the Quality Department may also participate upon approval.


  • Session One: Cybersecurity Foundations On Monday 22 JULY for 2 Hours

Gain a comprehensive understanding of common cyber threats, including phishing, ransomware, and DDoS attacks and others. This session ensures all participants, from executives to IT managers, are on the same page.


  • Session Two: Hands-On Simulation On Tuesday 23 JULY for 2 Hours 

In session two, participants will engage in a simulation exercise to simulate a real cyber attack on an organisation and participants will reflect on their own business to decide how they would attack in similar scenario. the simulation will cover, but not limited to:

  • Realistic Scenarios:Engage in a series of realistic cyber attack scenarios, including phishing attempts, ransomware attacks, social engineering attacks, DDoS attacks, and insider threats.
  • Decision-Making Challenges:Face critical decisions that test your ability to prioritize threats, allocate resources, and mitigate the impact of each attack.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration:Work closely with your team to share information, coordinate responses, and minimize the impact of each attack.
  • Skill Development:Develop your incident response skills, decision-making capabilities, and resilience to cyber threats.


  • Session Three: Debrief and Analysis On Wednesday 24 JULY for 2 Hours 

In the third session, participants will get briefed on the simulation exercise as below

  • Delve into valuable lessons learned from the simulations
  • Gather feedback, recommendations, and best practices to enhance security posture
  • Explore how established standards like ISO 27001 and others can provide a solid framework for implementing effective countermeasures
  • Gain insights into how to analyze security risks and vulnerabilities
  • Learn how to develop and implement effective security policies and procedures
  • Understand the importance of continuous monitoring and improvement for maintaining a strong security posture
  • Identify key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics for measuring the effectiveness of security measures

Countries covered:

  • Egypt
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Tunisia