The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is European legislation designed to harmonise data protection law across the EU. GDPR is the biggest data change in data protection law for 20 years. All businesses are expected to be compliant with the new regulations as soon as it comes in to force on the 25th May 2018, with no transition period.

This half day course will outline the legal requirements of information security and identify the implications of GDPR on your business. Attendees will gain an understanding of the impending changes to Data Protection, where your company currently fits within the guidelines and practical guidance on what your organisation should be doing to comply with the reforms.

What will the course over?

Overview of the Information Security Standard (ISO 27001)

  • What is Information Security
  • Requirements of the standard
  • Consequences of non-compliance

GDPR Myths and Truths

  • Message for the boardroom
  • What is the regulation
  • The 11 Chapters
  • These that have greatest impact

Data Protection Bill (DPB)

  • Brief outline of the Bill
  • Difference between DPB and GDPR

12 Step Guide

  • Steps to take now

This course has been designed for those who are involved with information security, and depending on the size of the company, Director level.

Following the course, you will be able to:

  • Outline of the legal requirements of Information Security
  • Identify the implications of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Plan for the new regulations and ensure your organisation is compliant

Pre-course preparation & assessment

No pre-course preparation needed however there will be an end of course assessment.

In-company training

If you are representing a business this course can be run exclusively and tailored to suit your company’s specific learning requirements and organisational needs. Costs are dependent on number of days required and bespoke content. Advice is available from our experienced Business Development team.

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If you are unsure which course is for you or your employees, please call and speak with one of our Learning and Development Advisor on 01656 644 300 or alternatively send us an enquiry here