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LinkedIn Learning

Privacy by Design: Data Classification

via LinkedIn Learning


Explore the current privacy landscape. Learn how to collect and manage data in line with privacy best practices, and discover how to properly classify and inventory data.


  • My path to privacy
  • What you should know about this course
1. The Privacy Landscape
  • The legal and regulatory landscape
  • Privacy laws and ambiguity
  • Privacy laws and security
  • Privacy and the user
  • Challenge: Data collection scenario
  • Solution: Data collection scenario
2. Data Classification
  • Why do you need to classify data?
  • How can data classification help you?
  • The data classification process
  • Data classification example
  • Challenge: Data classification exercise
  • Solution: Data classification exercise
3. An Inventory of Your Data and Risk
  • What is data inventory?
  • Why must you inventory your data?
  • How can you prep for data inventory?
4. A Deep Dive into Data Inventory
  • Right time for data inventory
  • Data inventory and data governance
  • How you discover data
  • Data inventory architecture
  • Data inventory metadata
  • Data inventory and use cases
  • Evaluating data inventory outcomes
5. Lessons from the Road: How to Do Data Inventory Right
  • Data inventory success metrics
  • Data inventory challenges
  • Data inventory and your C-suite
  • Next steps

Taught by

Nishant Bhajaria


4.8 rating at LinkedIn Learning based on 110 ratings

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