Data Security in Education
The Education sector has a critical role to play in protecting the confidential information of children and young people in its care.
Faced with the responsibility of ensuring the security of some of society’s most vulnerable individuals, what do Education providers need to do to minimise the risk of a data security breach and the potential harm caused to the individuals involved – not to mention the likely negative media coverage, damaged reputation and fines from the information Commissioner of up to £500,000?
In this factsheet you’ll learn:
• Some of the statistics that highlight why security breach prevention is so important in Education
• 5 essential elements of a sound data security plan
• 7 key steps showing how to prevent a security breacn and safeguard your organisation
• Where you can find additional help and information