This two day foundation course will provide a practical guide to Data Protection (GDPR) & Privacy Legislation, Information Governance, Risk Management & Security and Data Protection (GDPR) implementation.
Under the new EU data protection regulations, the appointment of a Data Protection Officer (DPO) will be mandatory for controllers and processors in the public sector. The obligations for this new and challenging role will require insight into cyber threats, risks, data breach management, secure design and secure by default principles, privacy compliance and the legal spectrum of the GDPR.
This course is suitable for data protection officers, HR Professionals, compliance officers, auditors, IT & security Professionals. There is no exam in the two day course, those wishing to challenge for the independant exam will need to take the follow-on two day Data Protection (GDPR) Practitioner course (QACDPP).
This Data Protection Foundation (GDPR) course is primarily aimed at professionals working with IT, Risk, Security, Governance and Compliance roles across public and private sectors. It is also aimed at Marketing Professionals and Project Managers. It is also the prerequiste for the Data Protection Practitioner (GDPR) course.
Delegates will learn how to
Learn to solve Data Protection (GDPR) problems to new privacy situations by applying acquired knowledge, facts, techniques, and rules learnt from the Data Protection Foundation course.
- Apply the implementation pathway for Data Protection (GDPR) compliance
- Privacy Impact Assessments
- Incident Response
- Policy Frameworks
- E-discovery and data auditing
- Privacy by Design / Default
- Identify the key differences between the Data Protection Act and the GDPR
- Understand the role of the data Protection Officer (DPO) and the new obligations
- Develop a plan to address the challenges of building a privacy programme across your organisation
- Prepare for managing and reacting to a data breach both from a regulator and commercial perspective
- Identify the changing rights of data subjects, consent, data in the cloud and third parties
- Model about the enforcement aspects of the GDPR to your organisation
- Act in a more…responsible, ethical and well informed manner,to GDPR compliance issues and scenarios.
- Adapt your communication style…to being one of a knowledgeable, capable Privacy Professional and or Practitioner.
- Build effective working relationships….by being able to articulate and determine GDPR compliance issues, via the logical interpretation and application of the GDPR Articles and Recitals, to real world and hypothetical work/life scenarios.
Day 1 Data Protection (GDPR) & Privacy Legislation
- Module 1: Introduction to data protection & privacy
- Module 2: Data Protection (GDPR) Fundamentals & principles
- Module 3: Data Protection (GDPR) Rights of the data subject
- Module 4: Data Protection (GDPR) Controllers & processors
- Module 5: Data Protection (GDPR) Transfers of personal data to 3rd countries or international organisations
- Module 6: Data Protection (GDPR) Remedies, liabilities & penalties
- Module 7: Data Protection (GDPR) Supervisory authorities, co-operation, specific situations
- Module 8: Summary of changes
Day 2: Information Governance, Risk Management & Security
Module 1: Information Governance, management, assurance & accreditation
- Outline the importance of governance and having some kind of assurance & accreditation program in place if appropriate
- Cover different approaches to governance e.g. ISO27001 and NIST
- Cover the importance of information asset management control
- Outline what assurance and accreditation is and how organisations can use this as part of demonstrating compliance with the GDPR requirements for due diligence
Module 2: Risk management frameworks
- Cover what risk is, emphasise the requirement of risk management in Data Protection (GDPR)
- Cover different risk methodologies that are available and what the objective is
- Cover residual risk, risk registers and how organisations need to continually monitor risk
Module 3: Information security, monitoring & incident management
- Cover baseline controls
- Cover where organisations can find advice and guidance on implementing cyber security e.g. 10 steps, Cyber Essentials, ICO information security recommendations, ISO27032 etc
- Cover the importance of monitoring – when not if people get in the network and the importance of having good incident management
- Cover incident management process – what is required, how it feeds into the risk process, how it should be used to improve security
- Cover reporting procedure
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