Information Security and Data Privacy Awareness

Aligned with The Japan Act on the Protection of Personal Information (APPI)

Strengthen your workforce’s capabilities through a tailored training program designed to equip them with essential knowledge for safeguarding sensitive corporate data, fostering a security-centric corporate culture, and ensuring full compliance with the Japan Act on the Protection of Personal Information.

Learning Time
Employees and Contractors
35-40 minutes
Create a free account

About this course

Elevate your organization’s defenses against cyber threats with our Information Security and Japan Act on the Protection of Personal Information course. This essential training equips your team with the knowledge they need to establish a strong first line of defense. Our comprehensive program covers information security principles and best practices, empowering your employees to safeguard personal data effectively. Moreover, we delve into guidelines for collecting and handling personal information in both domestic and international contexts, ensuring compliance with APPI regulations and the preservation of personal data privacy. 

Section 1: Cyber Threat Landscape

In this section of the course, we take a practical approach, focusing on real-world cyber security incidents instead of just theory. This approach empowers participants to apply their newfound knowledge directly in their work environments, enabling them to prevent similar incidents proactively. Furthermore, we explore incidents that have affected various stakeholders, including employees, customers, partners, vendors, and stakeholders, enhancing participants’ understanding of the wide range of information security risks. 


Section 2: Essential Elements of Information Security and Data Privacy

This section delves into the fundamental principles of information security, highlighting the importance of understanding the value of information. 

CIA Triad

Data Classification

Types of Personal Information


Section 3: Common Cyberattacks and Prevention

This section gives insights into common cyberattacks and provides effective methods to defend against them. 

Phishing and its variants




Section 4: Practicing Information Security at Work

This section addresses nine real-world challenges and provides practical, proactive steps 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


Section 5: Understanding the Japan Act on the Protection of Personal Information (APPI)  

This section highlights fundamental concepts and principles of the Japan APPI, which are pivotal for comprehending and safeguarding data protection and privacy. 

What is the Japan Act on the Protection of Personal Information (APPI)? 

Why is the Japan APPI important?  

Who does the Japan APPI apply to? 

Definitions under Japan APPI 

Rights of a Data Subject

Consequences of Non-Compliance with the Japan APPI 

Tips to comply with the Japan APPI 


Section 6: Reporting Privacy Breaches and Security Incidents

This section showcases examples of privacy breaches and security incidents and also provides guidance on the correct procedures for reporting them. 

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


Section 7: Summary and Assessment

This section summarizes the key takeaways from this course. Moreover, a final assessment is provided to test the level of knowledge and understanding. 

Customize this Course

Discover the wide range of customization options available for this course, allowing you to tailor the training to your specific needs and preferences.

Book a Demo

Feature your logo

Choose case-studies

Choose topics

Add information classification

Add incident reporting information

Translate the course (optional)

You may also like


UAE (United Arab Emirates)

Information Security and UAE Personal Data Protection Law

Cultivate employee awareness in safeguarding the personal data of customers and employees.

Employees and Contractors

35-40 minutes


UAE (United Arab Emirates)


Guide employees in protecting healthcare information as mandated by all healthcare entities in Abu Dhabi.

Employees and Contractors

20-25 mintues



Information Security and Singapore Personal Data Protection Act

Promote employee awareness to safeguard customer and employee personal data in adherence to Singapore PDPA.

Employees and Contractors

35-40 minutes