Want to know about privacy in Australia? This 2 hour on-line course provides a brief introduction to the main piece of privacy legislation in Australia, the Australian Privacy Act 1988, with a particular focus on aspects relevant to IT and information security professionals. It will outline the structure of the Act, go through all of the Australian Privacy Principles and cover the powers available to the Australian Privacy Commissioner.
The course content is completely up-to-date, including coverage of the data breach notification amendments plus all the latest guidance, determinations and investigation reports issued by the Australian Privacy Commissioner. It is designed for those who are interested in developing an awareness rather than detailed knowledge about their privacy obligations.
This on-line course covers:
• The Privacy Act: its application and some key definitions
• The Australian Privacy Principles
• The powers of the Australian Privacy Commissioner
• Data Breach Notification
This course is directed at information security professionals who are interested in gaining an awareness of privacy legal issues relevant to information security professionals. It is also of relevance to risk managers, auditors, internal legal counsel and anyone interested in understanding and managing potential legal liability for information security related issues.
There are no pre-requisites for this course.