Data Protection Essentials

Essential data protection training that delivers a comprehensive overview of data protection laws and best practices, including recognizing and classifying data as private and public, the common categories of protected information and more
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Course Description

Nearly everyone handles data these days as part of their job. But which data is private and which is not? This course answers that question and more.

GLS’s data privacy training outlines the importance of protecting private data in the workplace and teaches the five-step process for handling private data and variations in privacy laws in the U.S. and Canada. This course expands the content on U.S. and Canadian privacy laws by adding overviews of the laws passed by Virginia, Colorado, British Columbia, Alberta and Quebec. It also contains a newly expanded quiz and updated content across the board for improved consistency and clarity.

Global Learning Systems is known for our award-winning content and training results! We have partnered with some of the best and brightest privacy lawyers in the business to bring you a comprehensive data protection training course on all things privacy. License this course today to ensure your employees know what constitutes private data and their role in protecting it.

Course Curriculum

Module 1: What is Private Data?

  • Defines private data and discusses the consequences of failing to protect data as well as unsafe privacy practices. Includes a knowledge check

Module 2: Identifying Private Data

  • Identifies the information that is considered private data both personally and professionally. Includes two knowledge checks

Module 3: Protecting Private Data

  • Describes the five steps to protect private data. Includes three knowledge checks

Module 4: U.S. Privacy Laws and Regulations

  • An overview of the federal privacy act, state laws including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), CPRA and other state privacy laws. Includes a knowledge check

Module 5: Canadian Privacy Laws and Regulations

  • An overview of the PIPEDA and provincial legislation. Includes a knowledge check

Quiz to test user knowledge

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