Project Management Institute

Smart Management: Data Security


Data security is the protection of information and mechanisms employed to provide assurance that data will remain secure. A data security system includes resources, people, hardware, software, and the infrastructure supporting data protections. This interactive online course discusses the different aspects of data security, including categorization of data and data types, data management, and user and organization responsibility for maintaining data security. Data within an organization is an essential part of how the organization does business, makes profits, acquires its place in industry, and retains employees to perform the work. Determining the level of data sensitivity and structuring a data security system around those needs is imperative for the success of an organization and the security of organizational information.

What You Will Learn

  • Discuss the categorization of data and data types
  • Explain an organization's role and responsibilities in data security
  • Describe technologies used to handle and help secure data
  • Discuss user responsibilities in data security

Who Should Take This Course

Project Managers, Functional Managers, Senior Managers, Team Leaders, Sales Management, Customer Account Representatives, Business Analysts, Project Sponsors, Portfolio Managers, Program Managers, Instructors

Course Information

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