Hands-on Data Protection & Cyber Security Workshop


  • Duration

    2 days

  • Course Fee


  • Ideal For
    • Organizations that need to train their Data Protection Officers
    • Organizations setting up their DPA compliance processes & systems
    • Newly appointed Data Protection Officers unsure of their role
    • Personnel handling personal data such as HR, Sales & Marketing, Compliance, Finance, Internal Auditors, IT

Upcoming Training Dates


The Hands-on Data Protection and Cyber Security Workshop is the first in the ASEAN region to offer a hands-on training program that equips professionals, managers and executives (PMEs) with new competencies to enable them to perform their jobs as data protection officers.

Based on a practical approach, this 2-day course provides DPOs with the competencies they need to devise and implement policies and practices required by the Data Protection Act (DPA) and to support their organization’s compliance with it cost-effectively, efficiently and productively.

Upon completion of assessment and homework, graduates of the course will receive a Certificate of Competency from Straits Interactive.

Upgrade yourself further with the world’s first and only certification in personal data protection program management – Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM). The program was developed by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and is brought to the Philippines by Straits Interactive.



Data protection responsibilities


  • Step-by-step plan and checklist for DPOs to start DPA compliance IMMEDIATELY (based on NPC’s 5 Step Guidance)
  • Manage compliance using the online Data Protection Management System (DPMS), following NPC’s 32 point checklist
  • Customize your Data Privacy & Information Security Policy for your organization (based on ISO27002)
  • Privacy Program Management – Guidance & best practices from experienced privacy practitioners


Module 1
Complying with the Philippines Data Privacy Act from an information life cycle perspective
Hands-on Project 1: Identify risks and potential breaches in your current organization

Module 2
Roles & Responsibilities of the Data Protection Officer & How to Conduct a Privacy Impact Assessment
Hands-on Project 2: Conduct a PIA of your own Organization to determine gaps and risks

Module 3
Information Security: Policy, Templates & Tools
Hands-on Project 3: Create, customize and Implement your Privacy and Data Protection measures to address information security gaps in your own organization

Module 4
Privacy Program Management & Breach Reporting Procedures
Assessment and Final Project Presentation on effective Privacy / Data privacy program management


  • Lecture style
  • Video clips
  • Discussions with consultants
  • Role play / presentations


The Hands-on Data Protection and Cyber Security Workshop is conducted/facilitated by trainers and consultants who are Certified Information Privacy Managers (CIPM), awarded by professional members of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. The CIPM is the world’s first and only certification in privacy program management.

  • Data Protection Management System (3 months subscription in classroom setting for 1 user; option to renew)
  • Data Protection / Information Security templates
  • DPA best practices and PIA templates
  • Set up a compliance manual for your organization
  • Certificate of Competency from Straits Interactive




Confirmation & Reservation

When registration is confirmed, participants will receive our email confirmation along with information of the course programme. If no seats are available for the applied date, you will be notified immediately and given an alternative date. Straits Interactive reserves the right to change the course schedules, programmes and content without prior notice. We also reserve the right to cancel course due to unforeseen circumstances.


Request for withdrawal or postponement must be made in writing to Straits Interactive. Refunds arising from course withdrawal/deferment will be subjected to the following terms:

More than 2 weeks before course commencement: Full refund.
Less than 2 weeks before course commencement: 50% refund.
On or after course commencement: No refund.

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Very comprehensive, covers end to end. Everything I needed to know is tackled.

Rhea A. TaneoGMCAC Legal/DPO

Comprehensive and structured. Totally helpful and relevant. Instructor, Kevin is unquestionably very competent – unselfish with his knowledge and very open to inputs of participants.

Rachel Follosco

Absolutely relevant! Instructor knowledge and delivery was excellent!

Ian Bermeo

The workshop highlights the operational compliance which is more needed by organizations and employees in their day to day business.

Mr ReyesBusiness Development Manager