In this course you will gain foundational knowledge on both broad and global concepts of privacy and data protection laws and practice. You will learn common principles and approaches to privacy as well as understand the major privacy models employed around the globe. An introduction to information security concepts and information security management and governance will be covered including frameworks, controls, and identity and access management. You will also learn about online privacy as it relates to using personal information on websites and other internet-related technologies.
This course delves into the context of European data protection law: origins, institutions and legislative framework; data protection concepts, principles and application, including processing criteria, obligations, data subject rights, confidentiality and security, notification requirements, international data transfers, and supervision and enforcement; and European data protection practices related to employment, surveillance, direct marketing and outsourcing.
You will also learn the need and importance for privacy in the IT environment with impacts such as regulatory activities, security threats, advances in technology and the proliferation of social networks. This course will provide an introduction to privacy laws, regulations, and standards impacting privacy in IT and the risks inherent in the IT environment. You will also learn about the importance of personally identifiable information and methods for ensuring its protection.
The CIPP/E and CIPT designations are accredited under the internationally recognized ANSI/ISO standard 17024:2012, an acknowledgement of the quality and integrity of the programme.
This three-day programme covering the principals of information privacy, principles of data protection in Europe and principles of privacy in technology includes:
- Official IAPP CIPP/E and CIPT Participant Guides
- Official IAPP CIPP/E and CIPT Textbooks
- Official IAPP CIPP/E and CIPT Practice Tests
- IAPP CIPP/E and CIPT Certification Exam Vouchers
- One-Year IAPP Membership
- Your contact information must be provided to the IAPP for membership services fulfilment
All students will receive official IAPP resources as well as One Year IAPP membership.
Module 1: Fundamentals of Information Privacy
Unit 1: Common Principles and Approaches to Privacy
This unit includes a brief discussion about the modern history of privacy, an introduction to types of information, an overview of information risk management and a summary of modern privacy principles.
Unit 2: Jurisdiction and Industries
This unit introduces the major privacy models employed around the globe and provides an overview of privacy and data protection regulation by jurisdictions and by industry sectors.
Unit 3: Information Security: Safeguarding Personal Information
This unit 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).
Unit 4: Online Privacy: Using Personal Information on Websites and with Other Internet-related Technologies
This unit discusses the web as a platform, as well as privacy considerations for sensitive online information, including policies and notices, access, security, authentication identification 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.
Module 2: European Privacy
Unit 1: Introduction to European Data Protection
This unit introduces the origins and historical context for privacy in Europe, the European regulatory institutions and the legislative framework for current EU data protection law at both the EU and state level.
Unit 2: European Data Protection Law and Regulation
This unit takes an in-depth look at data protection concepts, application of the law, data protection principles, legitimate processing criteria, information provision obligations, data subject rights, confidentiality and security, notification requirements, international data transfers, and supervision and enforcement.
Unit 3: Compliance with European Data Protection Law and Regulation
This unit examines the employment relationship, surveillance activities, marketing activities, internet technology and communications, and outsourcing.
Module 3: Privacy in Technology
Unit 1: Understanding the Need for Privacy in the IT Environment
This unit describes the impact which regulatory activities, security threats, advances in technology and the increasing proliferation of social networks have on IT departments.
Unit 2: Core Privacy Concepts
This unit discusses how developing information lifecycle plans, data identification and classification systems, and data flow diagrams will make privacy compliance more attainable.
Unit 3: Regulations and Standards Impacting Privacy in IT
This unit introduces privacy laws, regulations and standards that can help IT professionals design better privacy programmes and systems to handle personal information throughout the data lifecycle.
Unit 4: Privacy in Systems and Applications
This unit develops an understanding of the risks inherent in the IT environment and how to address them.
Unit 5: Online Privacy Issues
This unit presents information about online threats, threat prevention and the role of IT professionals to ensure proper handling of user data.
Unit 6: De-identifying and Anonymising Personally Identifiable Information
This unit describes the importance of personally identifiable information and methods for ensuring its protection.
Unit 7: Cloud Computing
This unit discusses privacy and security concerns associated with cloud services, and standards that exist to advise on their use.