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Data Security : Mastering PII Protection in Cybersecurity

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Data Security : Mastering PII Protection in Cybersecurity
2 Hrs 9 Min
12 On-demand Videos
Closed Captions

Closed Captions

Course Topics
4  Topics
Question & Answers
24 Prep Questions
Certificate of Completion

Certificate of Completion

Course Description for Data Security: Mastering PII Protection in Cybersecurity

This comprehensive course, “Data Security: Mastering PII Protection in Cybersecurity,” is designed to equip you with essential skills and knowledge to safeguard Personally Identifiable Information (PII). You will delve into various data threats, identity theft, and the associated costs, providing you with a robust understanding of the cybersecurity landscape. The course covers device security, including access management and device control, ensuring you can secure endpoints effectively.

In addition, you will learn about preventing inadvertent disclosure of PII, techniques for removing PII, and combating social engineering attacks. The curriculum also includes physical and technical safeguards, emphasizing physical security measures, handling issues with public networks, and the principles of data encryption and destruction. With practical insights into incident reporting and the course conclusion, this training will prepare you to protect PII in real-world scenarios.

What You Will Learn in Data Security: Mastering PII Protection in Cybersecurity

By enrolling in this course, you will gain a comprehensive set of skills and knowledge critical to protecting PII. The key learning outcomes include:

  • Understanding various data threats and the financial impacts of data breaches.
  • Implementing effective device security protocols for access and management.
  • Preventing inadvertent disclosure and employing techniques to securely remove PII.
  • Recognizing and countering social engineering tactics.
  • Applying physical security measures to protect sensitive data.
  • Addressing vulnerabilities associated with public networks.
  • Utilizing data encryption and proper data destruction methods.
  • Developing a robust incident reporting process.

Who This Data Security: Mastering PII Protection in Cybersecurity Course is For

This course is designed for a wide range of individuals looking to enhance their cybersecurity skills, specifically in protecting PII. It is particularly beneficial for:

  • Cybersecurity professionals seeking to specialize in data protection.
  • IT managers and system administrators responsible for data security.
  • Compliance officers and risk management professionals.
  • Individuals preparing for a career in cybersecurity.
  • Anyone interested in learning about data security and PII protection.

Possible Jobs You Can Get With Knowledge from Data Security: Mastering PII Protection in Cybersecurity

Acquiring the skills from this course opens up a variety of career opportunities in the cybersecurity field. Potential job roles include:

  • Data Security Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Specialist
  • Information Security Manager
  • IT Security Consultant
  • Compliance Officer
  • Risk Management Analyst

Average Industry Salaries for People with Skills in Data Security and PII Protection

The financial benefits of gaining skills in data security and PII protection are significant, with average salary ranges for various roles as follows:

  • Data Security Analyst: $70,000 – $120,000 per year
  • Cybersecurity Specialist: $80,000 – $130,000 per year
  • Information Security Manager: $100,000 – $150,000 per year
  • IT Security Consultant: $90,000 – $140,000 per year
  • Compliance Officer: $60,000 – $110,000 per year
  • Risk Management Analyst: $70,000 – $120,000 per year

Get Started Today with Data Security: Mastering PII Protection in Cybersecurity

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to advance your career and enhance your cybersecurity skills. Enroll in “Data Security: Mastering PII Protection in Cybersecurity” today and take the first step towards becoming an expert in data protection. Gain the knowledge and practical skills needed to safeguard PII and protect sensitive information in your organization. Start your journey now and secure your future in the cybersecurity field!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is PII?

Personal Identifiable Information (PII) is any data that can be used to identify an individual.

Why is protecting PII important?

Safeguarding PII is crucial to prevent identity theft, fraud, and comply with legal requirements.

What are common threats to PII?

Phishing attacks, malware, and data breaches are common threats to PII.

Can I pursue a certification in this field?

Yes, there are several certifications focusing on cybersecurity and data protection.

What skills are needed for effective PII protection?

Skills include understanding of cybersecurity principles, knowledge of legal requirements, and proficiency in security technologies.

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Data Security : Mastering PII Protection in Cybersecurity Course Content

Module 1 - Data Threats & ID Theft

  •    Module 1.1 - Introduction
  •    Module 1.2 - Data Threats & Costs

Module 2 - Device Security

  •    Module 2.1 - Device Access
  •    Module 2.2 - Device Management

Module 3 - Preventing Inadvertant Disclosure

  •    Module 3.1 - Inadvertant Disclosure
  •    Module 3.2 - Removing PII
  •    Module 3.3 - Social Engineering

Module 4 - Physical & Technical Safeguards

  •    Module 4.1 - Physical Security
  •    Module 4.2 - Issues With Public Networds
  •    Module 4.3 - Data Encryption and Destruction
  •    Module 4.4 - Incident Reporting
  •    Module 4.5 - Course Conclusion
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Your Training Instructor

Josh Schofer

Josh Schofer

Cybersecurity | Cloud Trainer

Josh has 15 plus years in account management and client support with over 5 years specifically in the healthcare industry. Josh provides hands-on leadership to the healthcare team at NetDirector by focusing on client success and innovative solutions. As the Healthcare Operations Manager, Josh ensures that each client implementation is completed as efficiently as possible with the greatest impact to the client. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Florida.

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