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Handling Sensitive Information

Source: The Guardian

Tutorial Content

At a Glance

  • Data Protection
  • Personal Data
  • 3 Case Studies

As another core concept of information security, abiding by proper data handling procedures is paramount to not only compliance, but ensuring the confidence of clients. From establishing legitimate grounds for processing, to adequately protecting the various classes of data, in this tutorial we seek to make a complex topic applicable to users and easy to understand.

“Whether data is stored digitally or physically you must ensure that the method of storage is secure. This means that you should restrict access to sensitive information”

- Hut Six, Handling Sensitive Information

Learning Objectives

  • Key Data Protection Practices
  • Importance of Encryption
  • Repercussions for Non-Compliance
  • Completion time: ~ 10 minutes