Daily Archives: May 15, 2014

NTUC’s e2i and Straits Interactive to launch Singapore’s first practical-based Data Protection Officer Training Programme

Funding grant available to encourage SMEs to develop in-house manpower capability to comply with the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) The National Trades Union Congress’ e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) today launched a pilot initiative with the Straits Interactive, a specialist in personal data protection and Do Not Call (DNC) Registry solutions, to provide Singapore’s first hands-on and practical-skills training programme for the Data Protection Officer (DPO). This deep skilling pilot programme intends to equip companies, especially Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), with the necessary competencies to approach and manage data and privacy protection, and policies. As part of the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), which will be enforced on July 2 2014, all organisations are required to designate one or more individuals to be responsible for ensuring that the orga ...