Origins and Historical Context of Data Protection Law

A discussion of privacy versus data protection and different approaches around the world.

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In this course, you’ll explore the details of privacy and data protection. You’ll look at why privacy is important, possible risks to individuals, different privacy laws around the globe and more.

Course syllabus

Introduction to CIPP/EDuration: 10:25

A brief introduction to the IAPP CIPP/E learning path.

What is Privacy and Why?Duration: 10:25

Why privacy is important, risks to the individuals and, the difference between privacy, data protection law and data ethics.

Global Approaches, Human Rights, Consumer Protection or State CentricDuration: 15:36

A discussion on different approaches to privacy law across the globe.

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Ralph O'Brien

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Ralph is a trusted advisor on Global Privacy and Security compliance, practices and management. His experience includes strategic GDPR adoption programs, advisory services and assurance delivery in global multinational environments.

He continues to be a hands-on practitioner, combining business level consultancy with training and technical experience. With a focus upon business processes and the protection of information, and an ethos of management assurance, risk management and knowledge transfer he continues to ensure effective protection of assets appropriate to the business needs of the client.

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