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 Qatar Personal Data Protection Act.
Audience: All/ End-Users, Learning time: 35-40 minutes
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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.
The course has an assessment at the end.
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.
- 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 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.