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Introduction to Data Security

6 May 2024 - 17 Jun 2024

£150 Enrol

Full course description

Embark on our Data Security course for a practical and straightforward learning experience. We guide you through understanding the legal and ethical obligations related to personal and business data, providing insights into the causes and effects of data security breaches, and equipping you with practical methods to protect against these breaches. The course takes a hands-on approach to ensure you develop the skills needed for effective data safeguarding. By the end, you'll be ready to create robust data security solutions tailored to real-world situations. Join us in this practical exploration where data security becomes a clear and actionable skillset for effective safeguarding.

Explore our Data Security course, where we break down three key objectives:

  1. Understand the legal and ethical obligations surrounding the storage and sharing of personal and business data.
  2. Delve into the causes and effects of data security breaches to gain a comprehensive understanding.
  3. Learn practical methods to protect data against security breaches and develop solutions for recent incidents.

In Outcome 1, we'll cover the legal and ethical rules for handling personal and business data. Outcomes 2 and 3 will tackle the nitty-gritty of data breaches—what causes them, their impact, and practical ways to beef up security. It's a hands-on approach to equip you with the skills to safeguard data effectively. By the end, you'll be ready to create robust data security solutions tailored to real-world situations. Join us in this practical exploration where data security becomes a clear and actionable skillset.

Funded places for Edinburgh & South East Scotland

If you are unemployed, earning under £24k a year, at risk of redundancy, or returning to work after an absence, we may be able to offer a funded place on the course through Data Skills for Work. Please complete the form at https://forms.office.com/e/9XQqXHJx8Q

Your application will be processed within 2 weeks and you will be notified of out the outcome. Applications will be processed on a first come, first served basis.

For learners not meeting funding eligibility requirements, please register directly.

Data Skills for Work - Helping adults in Edinburgh and South East Scotland to up-skill

 

The Data Skills for Work programme aims to empower people across Fife, Lothian and the Scottish Borders with skills to take advantage of the world of work shaped by data-driven innovation, training.