About this course
What is the purpose of this course?
This Protecting Data when Home Working course will help your employees understand the essential elements of protecting data when they work outside the office. It is important that your employees are at the centre of driving a privacy culture across the organisation to ensure protection and compliance.
A report by Microsoft details some frightening statistics on Northern Ireland's security awareness, with 43% of employees admitting to getting no data protection training in the last 12 months.
Making the move at short notice from your trusted office environment to homeworking can create security risks, making homeworkers susceptible to falling for scams such as phishing emails.
Who needs Protecting Data when Home Working training?
It is vital that all employees who work from home (or remotely) know how to protect your organisation from cyber-attacks and understand their obligation under data protection legislation to protect the data they handle against:
- Unauthorised and unlawful processing
- Accidental loss
Topics covered within the course include:
Why data protection is important
The law relating to data protection
What is cyber security
How to protect your organisation from a cyber attack
What to do if you discover a data breach