Auditing Data Protection Compliance

1 day on-line

Level - Intermediate

Online - 4 December 2020

The session will be 0930 – 1630 and will be run using Webex.  This course will be delivered by Liz Taylor.

Cost - £375 + VAT per participant

Course fee includes printed course materials. Completion of the course is recognised by the FYI badges of achievement scheme. 

Auditing data protection compliance

This course will provide attendees with an overview of developing a risk-based audit process to assess and evaluate data protection compliance, starting with setting appropriate objectives through to evaluating the success of an audit programme.   

It is ideal for those with responsibilities for planning and conducting data protection audits within their own organisations, including DPOs.  While the course focusses on data protection, the tools and techniques covered can be transferred to other areas of information governance. 

OBJECTIVES

Course Objectives

The course objective is to provide course attendees with the competencies required to develop an ongoing data protection audit programme based on risk.  By the end of the day those attending will: 

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Understand how to assess, measure and prioritise data protection risks in the context of their own organisation

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Be familiar with tools and techniques that can be used to plan and conduct compliance audits

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Be able to critically assess the effectiveness of data protection controls

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Prerequisites

Please note that attendees will require a good understanding of data protection law and how it is applied in an organisational context to achieve the learning outcomes. 

If you are not familiar with managing risk, it is recommended that you also attend our half day Assessing and Managing Risk for Data Protection.

OUTLINE

Course Content

The day will cover: 

  • Background and the legal context to auditing  
  • Defining data protection auditing objectives  
  • Planning a data protection audit  
  • Conducting a data protection audit  
  • Developing an ongoing audit programme  
  • Evaluating the success of an audit programme 

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