NSCA Wraps Up Personal Data Privacy Protection Law Workshops

The National Cyber Security Agency (NSCA) represented by the National Data Privacy Office, concluded a week-long series of introductory workshops on the Personal Data Privacy Protection Law, meant for employees of a number of government entities.

The workshops aimed to familiarize employees with the Personal Data Privacy Protection Law, enhance their understanding of and compliance with the law and helping them apply it in their organizations according to their needs.

The workshops targeted data protection employees and privacy experts in a number of government entities, with each day being dedicated to the employees of a particular sector, including the banking and financial, education, healthcare, hospitality, and transport sectors, in addition to government entities.

The National Data Privacy Office hosted 3 speakers from various institutions to share their personal data privacy expertise in the workshops. Additionally, sufficient time was allocated for Q and A sessions and the discussion of challenges faced by attendees in this regard.

The Director of National Cyber Governance and Assurance Affairs at NSCA Eng. Dana Al Abdulla stated that the workshops come within the framework of NSCA’s to elevate several entities’ understanding of the law and compliance with it, in order to foster a culture of personal privacy data protection.

She explained that these workshops’ significance lies in keeping targeted parties up-to-date with technological developments in the field of data privacy worldwide, in addition to discussing relevant challenges faced in different sectors. She concluded by stressing NSCA’s continuous efforts to improve Qatar’s cyber security and data privacy.

Source: Qatar News Agency

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