ICCM-Africa Sessions

IT Disaster Recovery Exercise
Network Monitoring using something like: Nagios, Cacti, Ntopng, etc
Server Hardware Choices. With servers switching from stand-alone to virtual-machines, and a lot of the infrastructure stuff, server hardware choice still takes a lot of research.
Professional Communication Skills
Cross between troubleshooting (how to observe, etc) and networking. Using the EduNetworkBuilder tool, walk through a lot of scenarios
Low power computing and National Village laptop and solar recommendation
Servant Leadership
Practically Introducing Linux (to IT and to the organization): Wasta Linux Kiosks part1.
Practically Introducing Linux (to IT and to the organization): Wasta Linux Kiosks part2.
African Experiences in IT
IT Security for End-Users; Malware; Avoiding the Phishing Hook, Options for Two-factor Authentication, and Password Management. Sharing passwords. Strong passwords. Email usage standards.
Linux Apps for Field Users
Google Apps. Leader encourages the group to share their ideas and challenges. Specific topics covered include Cloud to Cloud backup plus others requested by the group.
Ansible – Enterprise management for Linux and Windows
Wasta Linux as server. How to setup/configure a Samba server.
IT Tech Basics: Skills every techie should have, (basic networking, basic security, backups, antivirus, content-filtering, bandwidth-management, hd-space management, etc); Task manager, Task scheduler, Basic network troubleshooting; physical installation best practices (wireless, wired, distances, correct AP placement.)
Securing sensitive information
Categories of tech trends; what actions should be part of our response plans. People propose topics to pursue, or to steer away from.
Configuration and management of network using cellular services. Africa is going cellular rapidly even for networks. What configuration and management principles need to be implemented?
Wasta Client Administration. Demo.
Collaboration Tools (Skype, Hangout, Zoom, Vsee, WhatsApp, etc) Briefing and Sharing
Free or cheap Microsoft licenses
Wasta client administration. Mostly an awareness/demo session of what Linux provides/makes possible. No specific task or item learned. Just fly through these topics: remastersys (make your own customized installer), demo juba scripts (how to setup a complete PC via interactive scripts (apps, data, printers, backups, customizations in 15 minutes), explain launchpad and PPAs and packaging (global PC management, participate in Wasta development), demo scripting.
Best practices for Apple support concerns. Open forum to focus on areas of greatest interest. Point to common troubleshooting and support reference materials.