Information Security and Data Privacy Awareness
Our specialized training program equips your workforce with the required knowledge to safeguard sensitive corporate data, foster a security-oriented organizational culture, and ensure strict adherence to the Qatar Personal Data Protection Act.
About this course
The Information Security and Qatar Data Protection course aims to fortify the organization’s frontline defense against cyber threats through comprehensive training in Information Security. This training equips employees with essential principles and best practices for protecting personal data. Additionally, the course delves into guidelines for collecting and processing personal data within Qatar, ensuring compliance with PDPPL regulations and the preservation of personal data privacy.
Section 1: Cyber Threat Landscape
In this course section, a practical approach is taken, involving the examination of actual cybersecurity incidents instead of concentrating solely on theoretical concepts. Employees can subsequently apply this acquired knowledge in their roles, implementing proactive measures to prevent similar incidents. Furthermore, they investigate incidents that have impacted employees, customers, suppliers, and third parties, thereby broadening their understanding of information security threats.
Section 2: Essential Elements of Information Security and Data Privacy
This section covers the key pillars of information security and the value of information.
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 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 Qatar Personal Data Privacy Protection Law (PDPPL)
This section focuses on key concepts and principles of Qatar PDPPL that are essential for understanding and ensuring data protection and privacy.
What is Qatar Personal Data Privacy Protection Law (PDPPL)?
Why is PDPPL important?
Who does the PDPPL apply to?
Definitions under PDPPL
Rights of a Data Subject
Responsibilities of a Data Protection Officer (DPO)
Consequences of Non-Compliance with the PDPPL
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
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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