Discover How to Be a Data DefenderNavigating the complex world of data security may initially seem like a daunting task and a bit boring to some. However, it's impossible to overstate the importance of protecting data confidentiality, integrity, and availability. It should be everyone’s top priority. This introductory course provides you with the tools to become a proficient data defender.
Learn the Basics and Best PracticesThe first step in this journey is understanding the basics of data security, compliance with various regulations, and the potential consequences of data breaches. These are fundamental concepts that form the foundation of data security. The next step introduces the crucial concept of data sensitivity. This is followed by exploring operational models, voluntary frameworks, and other best practices widely adopted in the industry.
Understand the Human ElementThe final level of data defense is the human element. Ultimately, people with a strong data security culture keep data secure, not just the tools and processes. This involves knowing the tricks of social engineering, practicing effective communication, and living a data security mindset every day.
Put It All TogetherTogether, the elements of this course give you the knowledge and skills for a holistic approach to data security. This allows you to protect your data effectively and also enables you to help others do the same. By completing this course, you will be well-equipped to navigate the ever-evolving landscape of data security.
The Power of Data SecurityFree
The goal of this chapter is to set the groundwork for an understanding of what data security is. It gives a high-level overview of what it encompasses, emphasizes the importance of being compliant with relevant regulations, and outlines real-life consequences of data breaches.Data security essentials50 xpValue through experience50 xpSensitive data alert!50 xpThe three pillars of data security100 xpStaying one step ahead by understanding compliance50 xpKnow the law: GDPR50 xpThe regulatory classification challenge100 xpThe risks of not securing data50 xpKnow the consequences50 xpData privacy risks100 xp
Data Fortress 101: A Beginner's Guide
In this chapter, we start by covering a core concept of data security: understanding what sensitive data is. We then move through the various data security measures that create the elements of a comprehensive data security ecosystem.The art of understanding data sensitivity50 xpEveryday data guardian50 xpWhich data can I put into ChatGPT?100 xpThe role of voluntary regulatory frameworks50 xpCharacteristics of voluntary regulatory frameworks50 xpPurpose of the NIST CSF50 xpThe NIST CSF five functions100 xpHow operational models help with data security50 xpWhat is an operational model?50 xpSimilar but different50 xpTop data protection strategies50 xpKeeping hardware secure50 xpHierarchy of comprehensive data security100 xp
Data Security: Organization-wide Fortification
This chapter aims to round out your understanding of data security by helping you know how to manage data security in real life.Managing the risk of social engineering50 xpThe Digital Deception Zone50 xpThe generative AI maze50 xpCould this be phishing?100 xpReactive versus proactive data security50 xpThe Data Security Arena50 xpAvoiding pitfalls50 xpNIST functions: proactive or reactive security?100 xpCommunication: the underrated element50 xpThe Crisis Management Center50 xpThe incident response plan50 xpIncident reporting techniques100 xpBuilding a strong data security culture50 xpThe Leadership Platform50 xpWe are the champions50 xpA balanced approach100 xpRecap50 xp
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Digital transformation specialist, founder of Data Girl
Angeline Corvaglia is a highly experienced senior executive. She has led numerous digital transformation initiatives, with the largest involving 17 countries and 350 legal entities. Her expertise has been instrumental in driving financial success and streamlining operations. She has now founded a company that is dedicated to empowering the next generation of leaders through increased AI literacy and data security know-how. With her animated series Data Girl and Friends, she helps shape the future of our digital world.