Information Security and Data Privacy Awareness

Aligned with the UK Data Protection Act (DPA)

Enrich your team’s capabilities with our Information Security and Data Privacy Awareness course, meticulously aligned with the UK Data Protection Act (DPA). This extensive program reinforces data protection and guarantees a resilient defense against cyber threats in full compliance with legal mandates.

Learning Time
35-40 minutes
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About this course

In accordance with the UK Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018, our Information Security and Data Privacy Awareness course is designed to reinforce the organization’s primary defence against cyber threats. This training imparts essential knowledge of principles and best practices to safeguard the personal data of individuals in the UK.

Section 1: Cyber Threat Landscape


Section 2: Essential Elements of Information Security and Data Privacy

This section addresses the fundamental aspects of information security and emphasizes the importance of information value.

CIA Triad

Data Classification

Types of Personal Information


Section 3: Common Cyberattacks and Prevention

In this section, employees will learn about common cyber-attacks and effective prevention strategies to equip them to face potential threats.

Phishing and its variants




Section 4: Practicing Information Security at Work

This section addresses nine real-life challenges and provides preventive measures employees can implement.

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 UK Data Protection Act

This section concentrates on fundamental concepts and principles of the UK Data Protection Act (DPA) that are crucial for comprehending and ensuring data protection and privacy.

What is the UK Data Protection Act?

Why is DPA important?

Who does the DPA apply to?

Definitions under the DPA

Rights of a Data Subject

Responsibilities of DPO and ICO under the UK Data Protection Act

Consequences of Non-Compliance with the UK DPA

Tips to comply with the UK DPA


Section 6: Reporting Privacy Breaches and Security Incidents

As guidance on reporting security breaches and privacy breaches, this section contains information on reporting these incidents.

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

In this section, the user can find a course conclusion summarizing the key points, followed by an assessment to evaluate your understanding.



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