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Fundamentals of Data Protection
Matthew Williams

Fundamentals of Data Protection

This course is designed for employees in the SMA. It is mandatory. All new and existing employees are required to demonstrate competency.

Course Objectives:

  • By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
    • Define key terms and concepts related to data protection.
    • Understand the importance of data protection and its benefits.
    • Identify different types of personal data and their sensitivity levels.
    • Explain the key principles of data protection Legislation (Jamaican Data Protection Act ‘JDPA’).
    • Understand individual rights regarding their data and how to exercise them.
    • Identify common data security threats and vulnerabilities.
    • Describe best practices for secure data handling and storage.
    • Recognize the ethical implications of data collection and use.