Information Security & Data Privacy


Enhance your workforce’s capabilities with a customized training program that offers crucial knowledge to safeguard sensitive corporate information, fostering a security-oriented organizational culture, and ensuring adherence to privacy regulations.

Learning Time
25-30 minutes
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About this course

This course empowers organizations to establish a robust initial defence against cyber threats by delivering comprehensive information security training. It equips employees with essential knowledge and best practices for safeguarding personal data. Furthermore, participants will gain valuable insights into international data protection laws and regulations.

Section 1: Cyber Threat Landscape

This course section takes a practical approach, examining real-life cybersecurity incidents. One 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.


Section 2:  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


Section 3: Common Cyberattacks and Prevention

This section covers the most common cyberattacks and best practices to prevent them.

Phishing and its variants




Section 4: Practicing Information Security at Work

This section covers nine challenges based on real-life scenarios and preventive measures.

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:  Data Privacy Laws and Regulations

This section explores the laws and regulations of different countries pertaining to data protection and privacy.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) – Singapore

Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) – Malaysia

UAE Data Protection Law

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA)


Section 6:  Reporting Privacy Breaches and Security Incidents

This section highlights examples of 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


Section 3: 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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