Day 1 & 2
Module 1: Data Protection Laws
Introduces key European data protection laws and regulatory bodies, describing the evolution toward a harmonized
Module 2: Personal Data
Defines and differentiates between types of data, including personal, anonymous, pseudo-anonymous and special categories.
Module 3: Controllers and Processors
Describes the roles and relationships of controllers and processors.
Module 4: Processing Personal Data
Defines data processing and GDPR processing principles, explains the application of the GDPR and outlines the legitimate bases for processing personal data.
Module 5: Information Provision
Explains controller obligations for providing information about data processing activities to data subjects and
Module 6: Data Subjects’ Rights
Describes data subjects’ rights, applications of rights and controller and processor obligations.
Module 7: Security of Processing
Discusses considerations and duties of controllers and processors for ensuring security of personal data and providing notification of data breaches.
Module 8: Accountability
Investigates accountability requirements, including data protection management systems, data protection impact assessments, privacy policies and the role of the data protection officer.
Module 9: International Data Transfers
Outlines options and obligations for transferring data outside the European Economic Area, including adequacy decisions and appropriate safeguards and derogations.
Module 10: Supervisions and Enforcement
Supervisions and Enforcement Describes the role, powers and procedures of supervisory authorities; the composition and tasks of the European Data Protection Board; the role of the European Data Protection Supervisor; and remedies, liabilities and penalties for non-compliance.
Module 11: Compliance
Discusses the applications of European data protection law, legal bases and compliance requirements for processing personal data in practice, including employers processing employee data, surveillance, direct marketing, Internet technology and communications and outsourcing.
Day 3 - Fundamentals of Information Privacy
Module 1: Common Principles and Approaches to Privacy.
This Module includes a brief discussion of the modern history of privacy, an introduction to types of information, an overview of information risk management and a summary of modern privacy principles.
Module 2: Jurisdiction and Industries.
This Module introduces the major privacy models employed around the globe and provides an overview of privacy and data protection regulation by jurisdictions and industry sectors.
Module 3: Information Security: Safeguarding Personal Information.
This Module presents introductions to information security, including definitions, elements, standards and threats/ vulnerabilities, as well as introductions to information security management and governance, including frameworks, controls, cryptography and identity and access management (IAM).
Module 4: Online Privacy: Using Personal Information on Websites and with Other Internet-related Technologies.
This Module examines the web as a platform, as well as privacy considerations for sensitive online information, including policies and notices, access, security, authentication and data collection. Additional topics include children’s online privacy, email, searches, online marketing and advertising, social media, online assurance, cloud computing and mobile devices.
Day 4 - Privacy in Technology
Module 1: Understanding the Need for Privacy in the IT Environment.
This Module highlights the impact that regulatory activities, security threats, advances in technology and the increasing proliferation of social networks have on IT departments.
Module 2: Core Privacy Concepts.
This Module reveals how privacy compliance becomes more attainable through developing information lifecycle plans, data identification and classification systems and data flow diagrams.
Module 3: Regulations and Standards Impacting Privacy in IT.
This Module introduces privacy laws, regulations and standards that can help IT professionals design better privacy programs and systems to handle personal information throughout the data lifecycle.
Module 4: Privacy in Systems and Applications.
This Module develops an understanding of the risks inherent in the IT environment and how to address them.
Module 5: Online Privacy Issues.
This Module presents information about online threats, threat prevention and the role of IT professionals in ensuring proper handling of user data.
Module 6: De-identifying and Anonymizing Personally Identifiable Information.
This Module reveals the importance of personally identifiable information and methods for ensuring its protection.
Module 7: Cloud Computing.
This Module evaluates privacy and security concerns associated with cloud services, and standards that exist to advise on their use.