Microsoft launches free online courses on data protection in India

Two-phased online course will enable students, businesses and legal professionals understand data protection, the basics of European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) etc.

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Neighbourhood Technology Desk/Avi Arya: Microsoft India on Thursday announced free online courses on Cloud computing, with a focus on data protection regulations, security and compliance. Launched in association with learning partner myLaw, the two-phased online course will enable students, businesses and legal professionals understand data protection, the basics of European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), security and best practices around Cloud.

First phase of the audio-visual course named “Cloud Computing: Data Protection Regulation”, covers topics concerning privacy, data protection, transferring data across transnational Cloud computing networks and data security.

Second phase titled “Cloud Computing: Data Protection Compliance,” be launched in September, provides legal fraternity with tools and practical insights required to meet the heightened privacy and security standards set under the GDPR, Indian IT Act (2000) and other regulatory frameworks that are imperative to modern data economy.

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