Certified General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Practitioner

Under the new EU data protection regulations, the appointment of a Data Protection Officer (DPO) will be mandatory for controllers and processors in the public sector. The obligations for this new, challenging role will require insight into cyber threats, risks, data breach management, secure design and secure by default principles, privacy compliance and the legal spectrum of the GDPR.

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This 4 day comprehensive certified practitioner course, with exam, will provide a practical guide to planning, implementing and maintaining compliance with the new General data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Regulations.

On day 4, delegates will sit a certified course exam, based upon the materials covered in this Certified GDPR Practitioners course. Delegates are required to pass this exam to be certified.

Note: AFA delegates must attend the course on day 4 to sit the exam

This course is aimed at:

  • data protection officers
  • HR Professionals
  • compliance officers
  • auditors
  • IT & security Professionals.

You will learn to:

Understand the implementation pathway for GDPR compliance

  • Privacy Impact Assessments
  • Incident Response
  • Policy Frameworks
  • E-discovery and data auditing
  • Privacy by Design / Default
  • Describe the key differences between the Data Protection Act and the GDPR
  • Understand the role of the data Protection Officer (DPO) and the new obligations
  • Learn about the challenges of building a privacy programme across your organisation
  • Prepare for managing and reacting to a data breach both from a regulator and commercial perspective
  • Understand the changing rights of data subjects, consent, data in the cloud and third parties
  • Learn about the enforcement aspects of the GDPR

Course Content:

Module 1

  • The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) principles
  • The role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO)
  • Data security failure consequences

Module 2

  • GDPR Exemptions
  • GDPR Privacy Principles
  • Privacy by Design
  • Privacy Impact Assessments
  • GDPR obligations
  • The rights of data subjects
  • Consent rules
  • Subject access requests
  • Data mapping & data sharing

Module 3

  • Security monitoring and privacy surveillance
  • Big data & cloud sharing data challenges
  • Security breach notification
  • Risk management frameworks
  • Marketing challenges under GDPR

Module 4

  • Data processors vs data controllers
  • GDPR enforcement obligations
  • Regulator enforcement and powers
  • Maintaining Data Protection & GDPR compliance

£ 2,345.00 ex.vat

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Course Duration 5 Days
Location Various