Empower your team with our Information Security and Data Privacy Awareness course, fully compliant with the UK Data Protection Act (DPA). This course reinforces data protection and ensures defense against cyber threats in alignment with legal requirements.
Audience: All/ End-Users, Learning time: 35-40 minutes
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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 defense against cyber threats. This training imparts essential knowledge of principles and best practices to safeguard the personal data of individuals in the UK.
The course has an assessment at the end.
Section 1: Cyber Threat Landscape
In this section, practical learning involves the examination of actual cybersecurity incidents, empowering employees to proactively apply this knowledge, investigate incidents involving various stakeholders, and enhance their understanding of security threats.
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 for facing 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 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.