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Data Privacy

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Data Privacy, the protection of personal information, is a world-wide requirement for any organization that may collect, store, transmit or otherwise use sensitive information about people. With the rise of the data economy, companies find enormous value in collecting, sharing and using personal data, but are they doing it safely and within required guidelines? This class provides learners with an understanding of core data privacy fundamentals so that they can appropriately manage sensitive, private data and risks associated with it.

Data Privacy, the protection of personal information, is a world-wide requirement for any organization that may collect, store, transmit or otherwise use sensitive information about people. With the rise of the data economy, companies find enormous value in collecting, sharing and using personal data, but are they doing it safely and within required guidelines? This class provides learners with an understanding of core data privacy fundamentals so that they can appropriately manage sensitive, private data and risks associated with it.

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4 weeks

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Completion Certificate

Last Updated June 6, 2022

Skills you'll learn:
Data privacy regulations • Data privacy classification • Nist cybersecurity framework • Data privacy fundamentals
Prerequisites:

No experience required

Course Lessons

Lesson 1

Introduction to Data Privacy

This course on Data Privacy explores why privacy is important, what it is and what it means to consumers, businesses, and governments.

Lesson 2

Why Privacy

The consumer, company, and government all have an interest in data privacy given the amount of information about us contained in online databases and websites throughout the Internet.

Lesson 3

Improving Privacy through Enterprise Risk Management

In this lesson, you'll explore different privacy frameworks, regulations, and standards for building a data privacy program.

Lesson 4

Data Privacy in Business

This lesson answers, “What steps are required to protect it?” You’ll look at ways people, processes, and technology are used to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of personal data.

Lesson 5

Data Privacy for Practitioners

Each of us has a responsibility to protect our own personal data and that of others, especially if our duties include handling personal information.

Lesson 6

Privacy Trends

Privacy is continually adapting to the needs of society. Privacy has taken on new dimensions in the past several years. Here are some of the trends we are seeing.

Lesson 7 • Project

Final Project - Data Privacy Risk and Compliance Assessment

As a data privacy consultant, you have been asked to conduct a Data Privacy Risk and Compliance Assessment of the Microsoft 365 infrastructure for the case study company.

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Ron Woerner

Chief Security Officer

Ron Woerner, CISSP, CISM is an internationally recognized thought leader in cybersecurity and data privacy. As CSO at Cyber-AAA, he works as a consultant/vCISO, advises leaders, and delivers training worldwide. He has several technology degrees and is passionate about building cyber professionals.

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