Data Protection Foundation - SECO



The course covers basic principles as well as current technologies and trends, allowing students to quickly achieve an understanding of what Privacy and Data Protection is and how the GDPR affects organizations.�


Students studying the Global Knowledge Data Loss Prevention and Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Cybersecurity Specializations

  • Anyone in charge of handling information in any capacity
  • Entrepreneurs who need to possess a basic knowledge about Information Security
  • Individuals responsible for implementing privacy and data protection governance including:
    • Information Security Professionals
    • Data Protection Officers
    • Security Officers
    • Business Continuity Managers
    • Privacy Officers
    • Legal Officers
    • Compliance Auditors and Officers

Learning Objectives

This course is focused on the�impact of GDPR�on the work environment. It is not intended to be a full legal review, and does not cover the complete text of the regulation. However, it will cover high level practical aspects of data privacy and protection principles set out in the regulation. Students will learn:

  • The basics of the GDPR
  • Where to find additional information about and explanations of data protection principles
  • How to apply the GDPR in day-to-day situations
  • How to be accountable to the Supervisory Authority
  • The basic steps that should be taken to implement the GDPR

  • Legal Context of Privacy and Data Protection
  • The General Data Protection Regulation: The Main Players
  • The House of Data Protection: Foundation and Processing Principles
  • The House of Data Protection: Restrictions and Obligations
  • The House of Data Protection: Communications and Accountability
  • A Short Overview of BS10012 personal information management
  • Summary