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How to Prevent Data Leakage in Public Institutions and Organisations

23 October 2012 | 90 Visits | Rating: 3 (maximum:5)

Public Institutions at all administrative levels are responsible for a huge quantity of sensitive data. With more and more governmental services becoming electronic this amount increases rapidly. Therefore it is crucial to secure public institutions against external attacks that aim to maliciously access this data. 

There are several technical solutions to keep data safe, but human factor and the cooperation between IT departments as well as information governance are vital to prevent leaks.

The seminar How to Prevent Data Leakage in Public Institutions and Organisations will be taking place in Berlin on November 29th and 30th 2012. Attendees will be provided with first-hand knowledge on

  • Key factors for data leakage 
  • How can you prevent data leakage
  • Which are the risks you have to expect and how to precisely analyse them
  • How to assess data security in practice
  • Data leakage and the use of mobile devices
  • What do to in case of emergency
  • How to draft an Emergency Response Plan

The Speakers are top European experts:

  • Christos Sgaras, from the Security Unit, Europol 
  • Alexandre Diemer, Chief Information Security Officer, Council of Europe
  • Epp Maaten, Head of Department, Department of Supervision, Estonian Information System’s Authority
  • Sjoerd Feenstra, Deputy Chief Information Officer and Head of Unit, Quality, Analysis and Management, Ministry of General Affairs, the Netherlands
  • Zafrul Sattar, Head of IT Security, Competition Commission, United Kingdom
  • Adrian Boylan, Head of Information and Communications Technology, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, United Kingdom

Further information and the application form you will find here:

http://www.euroakad.eu/fileadmin/user_upload/dateien/seminars/How_to_Prevent_Data_Leakage_in_Public_Institutions_and_Organisations_PR.pdf 

Expected Participants:

Directors, Heads of Departments and Units, Information Security Officers, Information Security Advisers, IT Coordinators, IT Security Officers/Managers, IT Officers, Administrators, Data Protection Responsible From departments such as IT/ICT Department, Information and Communication Services, ICT Strategy Department, Information Systems, Department, IT Infrastructure Division, Data Security Services, Information and Electronic Services Division in public authorities handling large amounts of sensitive data

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