Data security is all about keeping private data private. Malicious attacks on data are not new, and they are also not going away. So long as there are computers, the Internet, and stored personal data, the threat of an attack will exist. This course explains the most common ways data is breached, including insider theft, hackers, or simple human error. Learn about other ways your data can be breached, as well as who these attackers are, through the information presented here. This course explains the laws regarding data breaches and identity theft, and what you can do as an employee to prevent a data breach from occurring. Use this course to help employees get in the mindset of why cyber security is critical and what their part is when it comes to protecting data.