More data is being generated than ever before with emerging ways to use, store and steal this data. In light of this, regulations have been established that place obligations on companies and public bodies to protect our privacy. Nowadays, no matter what industry you work in, data protection and privacy matters have never been more important.
This course will give you a base understanding of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the obligations they place on organisations and their employees.
WHO IS THIS FOR?
This course has relevance for every business and their staff handling personal data of customers or employees located in the EU. It can help organisations achieve, maintain and demonstrate suitable levels of privacy and data protection awareness as is required by the GDPR.
A workforce which has received this training will help minimise the risks of a breach at your organisation and mitigate the financial, compliance and reputational impact in case a breach strikes.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dominic is a qualified chartered accountant, and ARQ’s data protection officer. Before joining ARQ, Dominic was the Chief Risk Officer and Data Protection Officer for a leading local bank, as well as being an executive director. Prior to that Dominic was in a leadership role with a Maltese Big 4 firm’s ‘enterprise risk services’ team supervising projects in the fields of risk management, internal audit, fraud investigation, governance and regulatory compliance, including AML.
Dominic trained as an accountant in the UK, also within the Big 4. Other overseas experiences include heading up an Internal Audit Function and operating as a freelance consultant specialising in internal controls and regulatory compliance for blue chip companies. Dominic holds a First Degree in Economics and a Diploma in Audit Management and Consultancy. He has internationally recognised qualifications in internal audit and risk management.
- Basic privacy concepts
- Privacy principles
- Data subject rights
- Implementing the GDPR
- Case studies
- Useful resources
- Course assessment