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ECDPO – How to Conduct a Data Protection Audit 2nd & 3rd November 2021 - Online Delivery

Audits are used to identify any issues of concern about the way the organisation deals with personal data and to recommend solutions. Under GDPR, organizations now have an obligation to audit their data processing activities. 

A data controller or processor’s ability to conduct its own data protection audit is an invaluable skill to have when ensuring compliance obligation under GDPR.

How to Conduct a Data Protection Audit is one day advanced course that places specific emphasis on areas of data processing activities controllers and processors should monitor regularly to ensure continued compliance with the Regulation. 

A challenge organisations face is not knowing what to expect in event of an audit by the Data Protection Commissioner. The myth and anxiety surrounding data protection audits will be addressed in this course. Outline of topics include;

  • Why is a data protection audit necessary?
  • Data Audit as an accountability tool
  • Data Audit under GDPR
  • Data Audit and Risk Management
  • Data Protection Audits: Internal, External and Regulatory
  • Data Audit Tools
  • The Data Audit Process
  • Data Protection Certification
  • Best Practices

The course will be completed with a case study on how to implement a data protection audit using a real life scenario.

Takeaway: Delegates will understand how to adopt a practical approach when implementing a data protection audit.

If for any reason you need to cancel your place on the course, please ensure you are aware of our cancellation policy.

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2nd Nov (Tue) to 3rd Nov (Wed)


Begins at 09:30 and ends at 13:00


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