Certified Information Privacy Technologist


The industry benchmark for IT Professionals worldwide to validate their knowledge of privacy requirements

Course Description

The CIPT program was developed by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), which is the world’s largest comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. The CIPT certification also holds accreditation under ISO 17024: 2012. 

These instructor-led training sessions are beneficial for persons who plan to certify or just want to deepen your privacy knowledge. And, in the ever-changing privacy environment, as new legislation such as the GDPR and the CCPA comes along, you will be fully prepared.

What will you learn?

Reviews the modern history of privacy, foundational privacy concepts, data protection roles and fair information practices; explores the impacts of privacy and data protection regulations on information management.

Describes compliance requirements, IT risks, and stakeholder privacy expectations; differentiates between privacy and security.

Explains foundational elements for embedding privacy in IT and provides an overview of common privacy principles; summarizes data protection by design and default.

Explores privacy considerations throughout the stages of the information life cycle.

Examines the risks inherent in the IT environment and options for addressing them, including: identity and access management; credit card information and processing; remote access, BYOD and telecommuting; data encryption; and other privacy-enhancing technologies in the enterprise environment.

Describes the strengths and weaknesses of authentication techniques as well as the use of identifiers; reviews and illustrates privacy by design.

Explores the unique challenges that come from online privacy issues, including specific laws and regulations, online threats, social media, e-commerce, tracking technologies, and web security protocols.

Describes specific privacy considerations associated with a variety of technologies including cloud computing, wireless IDs, location-based services, “smart” technologies, video/data/audio surveillance, and biometric recognition.

Who should attend?

  • Data Protection Officers
  • Data Protection Managers
  • Auditors
  • Legal Compliance Officers
  • Security Manager
  • Information Managers
  • Anyone involved with data protection processes and programs

What comes with registration?

Once registered for this course, participants will also be registered as an official member of the IAPP and receive official members access to official training/course material for the CIPT exam and an exam voucher in order to register for the exam. The course will prepare persons to sit the CIPT exam and have a comprehensive understanding of privacy in an organization and how to manage it.

Why organizations should implement training?

  • Critical privacy concepts and practices that impact IT
  • Consumer privacy expectations and responsibility
  • How to bake privacy into early stages of IT products and services for cost control, accuracy and speed-to-market
  • How to establish privacy practices for data collection and transfer
  • How to preempt privacy issues in the Internet of Things
  • How to factor privacy into data classification and emerging tech such as cloud computing, facial recognition and surveillance
  • How to communicate privacy issues with partners such as management, development, marketing and legal.