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Data Privacy Fundamentals

Data Privacy Fundamentals

Build your knowledge of the fundamentals of data privacy. Test your understanding with 5 real-world case studies. Learn about data privacy laws and how to avoid data privacy problems.

Gain critical skills for protecting organizations from a data breach.

Data Privacy Fundamentals Highlights

  Course duration

Duration

  • 1 week, online
    3-4 hours/week
  Course Fee

Fee

US$ 99 - US$ 199

Course duration

Duration

  • 1 week, online
    3-4 hours/week
Course Fee

Fee

US$ 99 - US$ 199

Data privacy is critical to all organizations. Individuals who work within a business to determine who can and who cannot have access to data, and who establish how they gain secure access, are key members of the team.

During this course, you will be introduced to the fundamentals of data privacy. You will learn about privacy from 5 prominent data breach cases that occurred between 2012-2015, where each one will highlight vulnerabilities in typical organizations. Examples of the case studies you will investigate include a student loans data breach in Canada and Target Corp in the USA.

Additionally, you will build your knowledge of data privacy laws. You will develop a deep understanding of the guiding principles for avoiding data privacy problems. Plus, you will come to understand why data privacy matters and what it means to have a data breach. This will then enable you to investigate what companies can do to protect themselves and their clients against data breaches, including password management.

For individuals keen to develop a career in data management and privacy, Data Privacy Fundamentals is the ideal place to start.

This course comprises six purposely designed modules that take you on a carefully defined learning journey.

It is a self-paced course, which means it is not run to a fixed schedule with regard to completing modules or submitting assignments. It is anticipated that it takes 3-4 hours to complete this course. However, as long as the course is completed by the end of your enrollment, you can work at your own pace. And don’t worry, you’re not alone! You will be encouraged to stay connected with your learning community and mentors through the course discussion space.

The materials for each module are accessible from the start of the course and will remain available for the duration of your enrollment. Methods of learning and assessment will include videos, reading material, and online exam questions.

As part of our mentoring service you will have access to valuable guidance and support throughout the course. We provide a dedicated discussion space where you can ask questions, chat with your peers, and resolve issues. Depending on the payment plan you have chosen, you may also have access to live classes and webinars, which are an excellent opportunity to discuss problems with your mentor and ask questions. Mentoring services will vary across packages.

Once you have successfully completed the course, you will earn your IBM Certificate.

After completing this course, you will understand:

  • What data privacy is and why it matters.
  • What it means to have a data breach.
  • What companies can do to protect themselves.
  • What steps companies can take to protect their clients.
  • The importance of unique and secure passwords.
  • Students who are interested in learning the fundamentals of data privacy.
  • Working professionals who want to progress in a data science career of.
  • Data scientists who are keen to develop their skills.
Data Privacy Fundamentals

FAQs

The basics of data privacy are: 

  • Data confidentiality. 
  • Data security. 
  • Constraints on what data is gathered and used. 
  • Transparency in how the information is used. 
  • Compliance with the proper data privacy legislation. 

Once you have completed this course, you will have a good understanding of the foundations of data privacy protection. Plus, with the help of five real-world case studies, you will test your new knowledge and confirm your grasp of the subject. Topics covered include data privacy regulations and how to avoid data privacy issues. And you will gain crucial skills for defending enterprises against a data breach. 

Yes, it is a self-paced course, so it is not run to a fixed schedule for completing modules or submitting assignments. As long as the course is completed by the end of your enrollment, you can work at your own pace. And don’t worry, you’re not alone! You will be encouraged to stay connected with your learning community and mentors through the course discussion space. 

When you opt for a self-paced course, it means that you can work at a pace that suits you. It does not follow a predetermined timetable, unlike scheduled live sessions. You are free to work at your own speed, as long as you complete the modules and the assignments before the deadline.   

Yes, you will be issued an IBM Certificate once you have successfully completed the course. However, to get the certificate, you must take all the quizzes along with final exam and score an average of 70%. 

The Data Privacy Fundamentals course is designed for students who are interested in understanding the foundations of data privacy and security. Working individuals who wish to advance their careers in data science should consider taking this Data Privacy Fundamentals course. Plus, data scientists who are interested in furthering their knowledge and abilities should enroll as well. 

Yes, Data Privacy Fundamentals is a 100% online course. All you need is a good connection to the internet to access the course materials.