Data Protection and Device Security


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Target Audience
Prerequisites
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Overview/Description
Employees play a key role in helping ensure the security of company data. Today’s technology and networking capabilities allow employees to work from virtually anywhere, but precautions are necessary to protect company assets and information. This course covers a variety of best practices for preventing the loss and theft of company data, as well as protecting the physical devices employees use in their jobs, both at and away from the office. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by The Potomac Law Group, PLLC. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with legal statutes or statutory instruments. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking independent legal advice.

Target Audience
All employees

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.6

Lesson Objectives

Data Protection and Device Security

  • identify best practices for using employer-issued mobile devices
  • identify physical data security best practices
  • recognize techniques for preventing data loss or theft
  • distinguish between least privilege and separation of duties as a means of controlling insider threats
  • recognize the importance of reporting security incidents
  • identify best practices for properly disposing of documents containing sensitive information
  • identify the common provisions in corporate BYOD policies
  • recognize best practices for working remotely
  • recognize best practices for complying with patch security in your organization
  • recognize key best physical and digital security practices to follow when working in public places
  • recognize key best practices for maintaining data security when using Wi-Fi networks
  • identify best practices for safe and secure document printing
  • Course Number:
    lchr_01_c94_lc_enus