Empower your workforce through a personalized training curriculum that provides essential knowledge to protect sensitive corporate information, nurture a security-oriented organizational culture, and ensure adherence to the Malaysia Personal Data Protection Act.

Audience: All/ End-Users, Learning time: 35-40 minutes

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The Information Security and Malaysia Data Protection course helps the organization to build the first line of defence against cyber threats by providing comprehensive information security training and helping employees learn the key principles and best practices for safeguarding personal data. The course also covers guidelines for collecting and processing personal data within Malaysia, ensuring compliance with the PDPA regulations, and maintaining the privacy of personal data.

The course has an assessment at the end.

Section 1: Cyber Threat Landscape
This course section takes a practical approach, examining real-life cybersecurity incidents instead of focusing solely on theory. They can then apply this knowledge to their work environments, implementing proactive measures to prevent similar incidents. Furthermore, they explore incidents that have affected employees, customers, partners, vendors, and stakeholders, broadening their understanding of information security risks.

By Compliance

Section 2: Essential Elements of Information Security and Data Privacy
This section covers the key pillars of information security and the value of information.

  • CIA Triad
  • Data Classification
  • Types of Personal Information
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Section 3: Common Cyberattacks and Prevention
This section covers the most common cyberattacks and best practices to prevent them.

  • Phishing and its variants
  • Ransomware
  • Disinformation
By Role

Section 4: Practicing Information Security at Work
This section covers nine challenges based on real-life scenarios and preventive measures that employees can apply to their work.

  • Secure Access to Facilities
  • Safe Remote Working
  • Securing Access Credentials
  • Safe Internet Browsing
  • Safe Usage of Email and Collaboration Platforms
  • Safe Social Media Usage
  • Safe Usage of AI Apps
  • Safe Usage of Information Storage and Transfer
By Industry

Section 5: Understanding Malaysia Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)

This section focuses on key concepts and principles of PDPA that are essential for understanding and ensuring data protection and privacy.

  • What is Malaysia Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)?
  • Why is PDPA important?
  • Who does PDPA apply to?
  • Definitions under PDPA
  • Rights of a Data Subject
  • Responsibilities of a Data Protection Officer (DPO)
  • Consequences of Non-Compliance with the PDPA
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Section 6: Reporting Privacy Breaches and Security Incidents
This section highlights examples of privacy breaches and security incidents and provides guidance on reporting procedures.

  • What is a privacy breach?
  • Examples of privacy breaches
  • Overview of Information Security Incidents
  • Examples of Information Security incidents
  • Reporting Privacy Breaches and Security Incidents
By Region

Section 7: Summary and Assessment
This section summarizes the key takeaways from this course. Also, an assessment towards the end to test the knowledge level and understanding.

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