Course Details and Schedule

This course provides a brief overview of the requirements of the Data Protection Act, particularly where it overlaps with information security, and will focus on the key risks for the University and individual members of staff.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • What are the essential requirements of the Data Protection Act?
  • Is personal data confidential?
  • How can I protect myself against the risk of losing personal data?
  • For how long should personal data be kept?
  • Is it ok to share personal data with other departments in the University?
Course information
Intended audience Any member of staff who handles personal data
Prior knowledge None
Resources Notes and resources will be available online
Format Presentation only
Further information See our pages on information security
Where next? There are eight sessions in the Security and Privacy Online series of one-hour courses.

Course provider: IT Learning Programme


Frequency: Every term subject to teacher availability. Express an interest in future dates for this course.