There are currently over 4.5 billion internet users. That’s a mind-boggling amount of people creating data – no wonder the internet is called the “information superhighway.” With every webpage you visit, you leave a digital footprint. In some places, you offer further information, like when you’re inputting your credit card details for that latest must-have! But how do you know that your data is safe? For businesses, ensuring data is secure should be a top priority. If it’s not handled correctly, sensitive customer data could be lost or stolen, resulting in some pretty harsh consequences. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to: • Understand why it’s important to look after data • Understand the consequences of poor data storage • Keep data safe Why take this course? Often, we take for granted that data is secure. We assume it’s inaccessible to anyone but the people who need it, and that it will stay that way. But the truth is, you need to take steps to ensure this. Regardless of your role, keeping data safe is everyone’s job. This course will show you why, and also how you can take steps to make sure your data is secure. 10 mins | SCORM | Workbook
Most frequent questions and answers
Co-operative education is a three-way partnership between the university, students and employers. Students apply their classroom knowledge in a series of four-month work experiences. You, the employer, enhance a student’s education, while reaping the unique benefits of CO-OP employees.
- Year-round access to well-motivated, qualified employees.
- Access to potential full-time staff in a controlled environment, reducing your costs and risks.
- Access to a cost-effective source of temporary employees for peak periods or special projects.
- A say in what students learn by working with the university.
- Promotion of your organization as one that believes in developing the potential of young people.
- Access to a great pool of French-speaking, English-speaking and bilingual students.
Most work terms run at least 15 weeks, or four months. They can be no shorter than 13 weeks. Some master’s students, as well as some science and engineering students, are available for 8 or 12 months’ work terms.
All jobs are reviewed by a CO-OP Program Coordinator, and only those providing students with work experience related to their professional development are approved. Administrative activities involved in a job should be less than 10% of the entire workload.
When you first contact SSC, you are assigned one of our Program Coordinators, depending on your discipline of interest. This person is your main contact in our office. As you move through the recruitment process, you also work with a representative from CO-OP Administrative Services, who assists with job posting and interview scheduling.