Cybersecurity and HR


No. of mini-lessons4


Duration 10'

No. of mini-lessons 4

Resources Infographic

Course overview

Global internet trade, and new, sophisticated cyber-threats, make it vital for businesses to put in place strong customer-data-protection measures. They help companies stay compliant with laws, and stop them hitting the headlines for the wrong reasons. But businesses also hold other “people” data that can be forgotten about and needs just as much protection: employee information. 

Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is sensitive data that can identify an individual. If sensitive employee data isn’t protected effectively, there can be serious consequences, such as data breaches and identity theft. These consequences can affect both the employee and the business. So, what employee information is considered sensitive, and how can your HR team protect it?

What's covered

What Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is

How PII may be at risk, and the consequences of these

Relevant precautions to keep PII safe

Why your teams need this course

This course is for those working in HR, or People or Talent management, that keeping employee data safe and confidential is a vital part of their job. It’ll explain to them what PII is, the risks it can face, and the consequences of those risks. They’ll also learn how to take precautions to keep PII secure.