The Fundamentals of

What All Businesses Should Know About Privacy and Security

Bill Dillon,


Instructed by: Bill Dillon, Gunster

A deep dive into informational privacy and security laws is essential in today’s business environment.  Understand the different classes of individual privacy and fair information practices. Learn about the regulatory agencies most involved in regulating informational privacy. Explore consumer rights and state-specific privacy laws and review common practices to maintain information security.

Who Should Enroll?

This course offers any business entrepreneur or supervisor basic understanding of U.S. Privacy laws in order to assess the compliance needs within their organization.

What You Will Learn:

You will finish the course understanding individual privacy and fair information practices, an overview of regulatory agencies, consumer rights and state-specific privacy laws and common threats to information security.

Here are the topics we’ll cover:

∙ Overview of Information Privacy

∙ Privacy Sectors and Federal Regulatory Enforcement

∙ Privacy Regulation in the States

∙ Overview of Information Security

Available Credits:

The Continuing Legal Education (CLE) program provides quality legal education courses to members of The Florida Bar. This course has been approved for 3.5 CLE Credits by The Florida Bar’s Continuing Legal Education program.


  • Can I use this information for legal advice?

    This course is not meant to be construed as legal advice. The information learned may serve as a basis to guide you in the correct direction. However, Stoops Colab cannot be responsible for counsel within the context of this course.

  • What is my projected weekly time commitment?

    You can expect to spend 6-10 hours per week reviewing course content, engaging in interactive videos, and discussion board conversations. You will also have one live check-in with the instructor during the course.

  • Are there any textbooks or required course materials?

    No, there is not! Downloadable forms, transcripts, and other useful resources will be made available to all learners.

  • How will this course be graded?

    This is a pass/fail course. You must score 75% to complete the course.

  • In this completely virtual course, how will I interact with others?

    This innovative learning format allows hardworking professionals to conveniently meet, collaborate, and network with other business professionals. Discussion boards allow for engaging conversations as well as the check-ins with the instructor.
    We also encourage you to join the Stoops Colab Community to further engage with learners, instructors, and the community. For more information, click here.

  • Which certification does this course fall under?

    This is the first of five courses required in the Certification in Privacy Law and Policy though there are no prerequisites to taking this course.

Meet Your Instructor

Bill Dillon

William (Bill) Dillon is a shareholder in Gunster’s Tallahassee office. He is board certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in the area of health care law. He is also certified by the Health Care Compliance Association in the area of corporate compliance (CHC) and the International Association of Privacy Professionals as an Information Privacy Professional for the U.S. Sector (CIPP/US). Bill focuses his practice on assisting health care providers and entities to adhere to the complex regulatory requirements of the health care sector.

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