IAPP Privacy Certifications
CIPP (Certified Information Privacy Professional)
The "what" of privacy, and why you need it. Focused on specific regions.
This is a regional certification that is taught in line with the privacy laws and regulations of different parts of the world. I.e. The CIPP/E (Europe) is in conjunction with the GDPR rules and regulations that came about in 2018.
CIPM (Certified Information Privacy Manager)
CIPT (Certified Information Privacy Technologist)
The "how" of privacy operations, and why you need it
The "how" of privacy and technology, and why you need it
1. Privacy professionals are in high demand
Significant increase in privacy budgets have increased for major organisations
2. Stay relevant as Privacy Landscape Evolves
EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018
3. Address the organisation's top privacy concerns
Bad news for organisations, a big boost for privacy professionals:
4. Gain credibility, network and connect
5. Increase your salary
The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource, helping practitioners develop and advance their careers and organisations manage and protect their data.
The IAPP offers computer-based certification exams at over 6,000 testing centres worldwide. Simply log in to the IAPP website, purchase your exam and then schedule it at the test centre most convenient for you. You'll get an email with step-by-step instructions telling you how.
The IAPP is a not-for-profit association founded in 2000 with a mission to define, promote and improve the privacy profession globally. We are committed to providing a forum for privacy professionals to share best practices, track trends, advance privacy management issues, standardize the designations for privacy professionals and provide education and guidance on opportunities in the field of information privacy.
No matter which certification you choose to pursue, you should know IAPP certifications are the world’s most trusted designations in information privacy. Four of IAPP’s six certifications meet ANSI/ISO accreditation. With the recognition of ANSI by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), IAPP certifications are internationally accepted by governing bodies that look for the IAF stamp of approval.
Membership is available to corporates as well as individuals. Current corporate members include well-known international brands such as Accenture, Adobe, AWS (Amazon), AT&T, Capital One, Cisco, Facebook, Google, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HSBC, Intel, and Microsoft. IAPP training courses, certifications and conferences help privacy professionals stay up to date on legal and regulatory developments.
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