5 Ways to Help Employees Be #PrivacyAware This Data Privacy Day
Data Privacy Day is an international holiday that occurs every 28 of January. The purpose of Data Privacy Day is to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices. Millions of people are unaware of and uninformed about how their personal information is being used, collected or shared in our digital society. Data Privacy Day aims to inspire dialogue and empower individuals and companies to take action.
1. Help Employees Manage Their Individual Privacy
Encourage employees to update their individual account privacy settings by visiting Update Your Privacy Settings on staysafeonline.org.
2. Host a Lunch & Learn
Invite outside speakers to talk to employees about why privacy matters. Engage staff by asking them to consider how privacy and data security applies to the work they do on a daily basis, regardless of department. You could even invite your employees to join NCSA’s Data Privacy Day event virtually via livestream on January 28!
3. Create a #PrivacyAware Culture
Encourage all employees to sign up as Data Privacy Day Champions! It’s free and NCSA will provide a toolkit of special resources. Share messages about privacy around the office, on internal message boards or through available communication platforms now through January 28.
4. Give Back: Talk With Young People About Why Privacy Matters
Organize a company-wide volunteer day with local schools to teach students about privacy and online safety. Use these easy-to-follow privacy tips to help you get started.
5. Organize a Scavenger Hunt, Competition or Game
Set up a scavenger hunt, competition or game that helps employees to learn about the importance of privacy. Recognize and reward employees for being #PrivacyAware.
For more information about Data Privacy Day and how to get involved visit staysafeonline.org/data-privacy-day.