In Person September 2022 Event: Information Security in Project Management

The PMI Lebanon is glad to announce that Andre Gholam is the speaker of the EVENT and will talk about "Information Security in Project Management." This Monthly Talk will be in-person on Thursday 01 September, 2022 at 6:00 PM, at the Key ApartHotel | Palais de Justice District, Corniche du Fleuve, Beirut, Lebanon | Achrafieh |

Schedule (Lebanon Time):
- 6:00pm Registration and Networking - (Free for PMI Lebanon Chapter members and $10 for non-members)
- 6:30pm the Talk - One Hour

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Learning Objectives:
In today’s information economy, information security is a major concern. Information cannot be used freely by its controller. Data privacy is highly regulated.
Managing a project implies handling a lot of information including sensitive data, personal data, financial data, confidential data,…
During this lecture, we will go through:

  • The different concepts and meanings of information systems, security, cybersecurity, data privacy, PII,…
  • The existing regulations in Lebanon (law 81) and in Europe (GDPR).
  • Why a project manager should cater about information security.
  • International standards ISO27001 (Information technology - Security techniques Information security management systems – Requirements) and ISO27002 (Information Technology – Security Techniques – Code of Practice for Information Security Controls) handling of information security in project management.
  • Information security in project management software.

Talking Points & Agenda: 

  • Today’s information economy.
  • Information systems, security, cybersecurity, data privacy, personally identifiable information (PII) concepts and definitions.
  • Laws and regulations (Lebanese and international) ; benefits and responsibilities of information security and data privacy.
  • Information security in project management: 

ISO 27001:2013, ISO27002
Information security embedded in Project Management
Information security embedded in Project Management applications

  • Cases studies and conclusion

About the Speaker: Dr. Andre Gholam

Andre Gholam Headshot
Professional Experience:

More than 40 years of experience in the fields of IT consulting, IT security, cybersecurity, data privacy, IT audit and digital transformation in different industries, both private and public.
EU and World Bank IT senior expert.
Regular speaker in local and international conferences and seminars.
Publisher of IT and finance related articles in the Association of Banks in Lebanon monthly magazine.
Professor at USJ, UQAC and CNAM and in charge of the Digital Banking and Financial Technology masters diploma at ISEB-USJ.


Professional Affiliations:

ISACA: Information System Audit and Control Association
AFAI: Association Française de l’Audit et du Conseil Informatique
ISSA: Information Systems Security Association
CSI: Computer Security Institute
IEEE: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
ISOC: Internet Society
PMI: Project Management Institute
IIBA: International Institute of Business Analysis
Beirut Order of Engineers and Architects



PhD in Information Systems
Diploma in Electronic Engineering
Masters in IT security



CISA: Certified Information Systems Auditor
CISM: Certified Information Security Manager
CRISC: Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control
CDPSE: Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer
Certified in ISO 27002 (Code of practice for information security controls)
Certified in ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) Foundation

Event Details

Date & Time

1 September 2022

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (Eastern Europe Standard Time+02:00)



Members: Free

Non-Members: $10


1 PDU- 1hr 30min (30min Networking & Reg, 1hr the Talk)