Business today is conducted in advanced, digitally powered economies touching all regions and people of the world. Markets and businesses are no longer solely defined by what they used to do; they are now defined in part by what they can do and may well be able to do in the future. Digital technology combined with the associated explosive growth in and use of data is the engine of the modern economy, and the fuel for this engine is data. Data may be the most powerful asset a business possesses; it is therefore vitally important to protect this asset. In this course, you will examine the crucial and evolving role of the data privacy professional. You will explore the common structures used to safeguard data and how to respond to privacy incidents. You'll see how the work you do can help your organization be prepared to safeguard data in a dynamic and ever-changing field.

Safeguarding data is one of the most critical duties of any business striving to be successful in the global digital economy. Even with a privacy protection structure in place, there is no guarantee of immunity from a potential breach. In this course, you will explore strategies for effectively responding to data privacy incidents and identify ways to contain the potential damage they can cause. You'll discover how you can help your organization prepare for a risk that is both ever present and continuously evolving. By the end of this course, you will recognize how an investment in preparation can minimize vulnerabilities and even help you to emerge stronger following a privacy incident.

You are required to have completed the following course or have equivalent experience before taking this course:

  • Privacy Structure and Risk Assessment

There are federal laws and regulations that govern cybersecurity to ensure the protection of data systems and operations. It can be challenging to determine the specific laws and regulations that apply to your organization.

In this course, you will explore an overview of the regulatory framework that includes the laws and regulations designed to provide different industries with the most effective safeguards against cyber threats and attacks. You will discover the benefits as well as the risks of certain security practices. As you delve into the workings of the regulatory framework, you will have an opportunity to engage with your classmates and share your thoughts on whether there needs to be more or better regulatory oversight. You will also consider the insights of a cybersecurity expert on the evolution of increasingly secure methods of protection to minimize attacks or their impact.

You are required to have completed the following courses or have equivalent experience before taking this course:

  • Privacy Structure and Risk Assessment
  • Privacy Incidents

The integrity of data systems and operations is at constant risk from potential vulnerabilities, threats, and attacks. In this course, you will examine how these risks can occur within your organization as well as originate from external sources. You will discover how to anticipate bad actors that threaten your cybersecurity and explore strategies for identifying, reviewing, and implementing best practices to safeguard the security of your operations. You will also hear the insights of a cybersecurity expert who helps organizations adapt their businesses to changing operational needs. This course equips you to anticipate the cybersecurity-related issues, potential business risks, and consequences facing your organization, then manage these issues under the applicable regulatory and policy regimes.

You are required to have completed the following courses or have equivalent experience before taking this course:

  • Privacy Structure and Risk Assessment
  • Privacy Incidents
  • Examining Cybersecurity Governance

Cybersecurity requires more than just laws and regulations. To ensure the protection of data systems and operations, your organization must embrace a culture of compliance, employ best practices, and remain alert. Once you define the types of cyber risks your organization faces, the next step is to cultivate a culture aimed at safeguarding against them. In this course, you will gain an understanding of the importance of collaboration, both internally and externally. You will recognize how establishing a shared sense of responsibility can be the start of your best defense against cyber threats and attacks. Finally, you will examine cybersecurity best practices and explore how to adopt those that best fit your organization.

You are required to have completed the following courses or have equivalent experience before taking this course:

  • Privacy Structure and Risk Assessment
  • Privacy Incidents
  • Examining Cybersecurity Governance
  • Business and Cybersecurity in Practice

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