Data Security – Best Practice

Who is this course aimed at?

aimed at managers and all staff involved in handling and processing digital and paper-based data. It would also benefit those responsible for developing their organisation’s digital or IT policy.

Do you need previous experience or qualifications to attend this course?

None required

Course Content

Does your organisation have a robust data security policy in place? Is every one of your staff aware of this policy and following it on and off your premises? All colleagues should have the knowledge required to apply best practice principles in all data-related tasks to adhere to UK law and to safeguard the reputation of their organisation. Best practice data security training will ensure that staff know how to enter, process, transport, transfer and archive both paper-based and digital data in compliance with the Data Protection Act (1998) whether working at company premises, at home or off-site. This course invites delegates to share their own current best practice in data security procedures as well as allowing them to formulate an individual and organisational action plan to enhance future data security.  

Objectives

The aim of the session is to enable delegates to audit their own data management in order to adhere to best practice in data security. After completing the training, delegates will be able to:

  • Work securely with paper-based data
  • Work securely with digital data
  • Transfer, transport and archive data securely and appropriately
  • Identify shortfalls in own current data security practice
Formulate a personal action plan to achieve best practice in data security and adhere to the Data Protection Act.

Assessment

No formal assessment

Car Parking

Available on site

Refreshments

Buffet lunch and Teas / coffees provided.

Contact

To make a booking please complete the booking form and return to Emma Codd at emma@hgta.org