What is Data Privacy and Protection Act 2019?

Are you aware of the Data Privacy and Protection Act 2019? This is a new data protection act that was passed this year by the parliament of Uganda, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that was enacted by the European Commission and directly affects you.

Compliance risks affect you directly. To avoid possible penalties and unnecessary legal suits, take time and read this email to the end. But first, how much do you know about the new act?

Take a quick quiz NOW. It is free. Also, forward this email to your team members.

Have you ever been a victim of any Cyber-attack? It is no longer a matter of whether you will be attacked but WHEN you will be attacked.

In the year 2018, it was reported that a local manufacturing company lost over US$ 102,000 in an email phishing scheme. A finance staff received and acted upon email instructions that appeared to come from the chief executive officer (CEO) instructing the staff to wire money to an account that appeared like that of the known supplier. However, the account and name had a slight change which the staff did not notice until the money had been wired. Such schemes are on the rise and the problem is people get to know after the fact that they become victims.

To this end, Summit Consulting Ltd, in partnership with the Institute of Forensics & ICT Security has organized a practical cybersecurity awareness training for both middle and top management to create awareness and prevent cybersecurity attacks that originate from both within and out. You will learn about common attacking schemes used and basic cybersecurity hygiene to prevent and protect yourself from those attacks.

You can preview the course details when you visit the site

The details of the Course are as follows;

When: At your agreed date and time

Where: Institute of Forensics and ICT Security located on 4th Floor Ntinda Complex, Block B, Plot 33, Ntinda Road (Opp. St. Luke Church)

Why: Empower your team with basic IT security awareness and Data Privacy and Protection Knowledge, know your personal rights over personal data and how it should be treated and comply with the trending technology that is diversifying every day.

Fee:     US$ 250 per person for one day at IFIS

This is an invitation to attend the training. Our capacity for the intake is limited to 10 – 15 persons. First come, first enrolled. This training covers all IT Security Awareness regulatory requirements.

To book, call Peter Magemeso on +256705491997 or email [email protected]. For in-house training to your Board or Top management team at your premises, call the undersigned on +256 782610333 or email [email protected].

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