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Information Security Training
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Confidential Information
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Failure to protect confidential information can result in loss of business, loss of confidence and loyalty and, subsequently, financial loss. This course defines the kinds of information considered confidential, describes the role that your employees must play in safeguarding it and underscores the impact that inappropriate disclosure of confidential information can have on your organization. The course examines a wide spectrum of confidential information from employee’s personal information and proprietary business information to trade secrets and intellectual property including copyrights, patents and trademarks.

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  • All Learners
All Learners

Key concepts covered in this course:

  • How confidential information is generated and used in an organization
  • Ways misusing confidential information can compromise business
  • Reasons to protect confidential information
  • Examples of intellectual property
  • Legal ways to protect intellectual property, including copyrights, patents, and trademarks
  • Best practices and special considerations for protecting trade secrets
  • Adhering to internal policies on protecting confidential information throughout its life cycle

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Handling Confidential Information

In this innovative branching exercise, learners experience first-hand the consequences of poor and unethical decision-making, learn the correct way to handle confidential information, and the consequences of improperly sharing confidential information.

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Confidentiality (Learning Block)

Explains what confidential information is, why it must be protected and what an employee’s role is in protecting it. Examines personal information, proprietary information and customer/vendor information and outlines the steps to take to safeguard this information.

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