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Introduction to Data Privacy


Department of Information and Communications Technology
Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

Course Overview

This course aims to equip learners with a firm grasp of the landscape of data privacy and its protection as mandated by law.

What You Will Learn

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • demonstrate a full-scale advertence to the concepts, principles, pillars, and bedrock of data privacy
  • devise ways to protect one’s data privacy

Course Instructor

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Maria Luisa Saldo

Subject Matter Expert


Course Content

Week 1: Data Privacy: Preliminaries

8 Videos | 4 Activities

8 Videos

  • Welcome to the course!
  • Introduction to Data Privacy
  • Definition of Key Terms
  • Five Pillars of Data Privacy
  • Right to Access and Correct
  • Right to Complain
  • Right to Data Portability
  • Summary

4 Activities

  • Exit Assessment
  • Recall Activities

Week 2: Data Privacy Act of 2012: Salient Points

6 Videos | 2 Activities

6 Videos

  • Scope
  • Collection, Processing, and Consent
  • Breach Notification
  • Functions
  • Organizational Structure
  • Summary

2 Activities

  • Exit Assessment
  • Recall Activities

Week 3: Data Privacy: Principles and Prohibited Acts

8 Videos | 2 Activities

8 Videos

  • Legitimacy
  • Proportionality
  • Transparency
  • Unauthorized Processing
  • Accessing personal and sensitive personal information due to negligence, among others
  • Imprisonment
  • Fine
  • Summary

2 Activities

  • Exit Assessment
  • Recall Activities

Week 4: Setting Aside Risks and Threats to Data Privacy

8 Videos | 2 Activities

8 Videos

  • Viruses and Worms
  • Trojans
  • Adware
  • Phishing
  • Physical
  • Technical
  • Organizational
  • Key Takeaways

2 Activities

  • Exit Assessment
  • Recall Activities
  1. Course Number

    DICT-ICT006
  2. Classes Start

    TBA
  3. Estimated Effort

    2 hrs./week (8 hours)
  4. Price

    Free