½ Day Cyber Security & GDPR

½ Day Cyber Security & GDPR
Data has changed. With those changes the Data Protection Act 1998 has become out of date and limited. So, from May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulations introduce greater protection of personal information and a greater burden on businesses to secure that data.

Who would benefit:

Ideally, both IT representative and director/decision maker level within the organisation due to the technical requirement, operation changes required and potential investment. Director/Decision level is important due to the necessity to understand the gravity of the GDPR legislation


Objectives :

  • Understand the nature of cyber security, what it is and what the government expects from you in line with GDPR
  • Understand controls and policies so as a business you are confident that you are protected as best you can ready for GDPR
  • Understand your responsibilities 
  • Understanding data, the risk it represents and what you need to do to protect it
  • Gain an understanding about policies and how they extend beyond the traditional handbook
  • Understand best practice principles and how they apply to all businesses


Course content:

  • Asset controls how to manage, how to both physical hardware, software and data from creation to destruction
  • User creation
  • Mobile device management, including Bring your Own Devices
  • Understanding you network boundaries and management of them
  • Firewalls, understanding them, management of them and best practice principles
  • Understanding security implication of Hosted and Cloud based in line with GDPR
  • Developing documentation:  Security Policy, password policies etc
  • Removable media best practice principles
  • Firmware, operating system and software update management
  • Malware and incident management process
  • Vulnerability assessments
  • Business continuity 
  • Steps to GDPR readiness
  • What is data and the risk it represents
  • Understanding the players
  • Understanding the controllers and processors
  • Tracking data
  • Privacy statements
  • Individual rights and access requests
  • Understanding legal basis of processing, inc understanding consent
  • Data breaches and handling of
  • Who and what is a DPO
  • Data Privacy Impact Assessments and how that is mandated in law


Lunch and Networking from 1.00pm
Course will start at 1.30pm and run to 4.30pm

The full cost of this course is £175 + VAT. The price below is inclusive of VAT
3/22/2018 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
BMF Coventry 1180 Elliott Court Coventry Business Park Coventry CV5 6UB England

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