Certification Programs for Practitioners

Certified Information Privacy Professional/Information Technology (CIPP/IT) International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) The CIPP/IT demonstrates understanding of privacy and data protection practices in the development, engineering, deployment and auditing of IT products and services.

  • Industry-standard guidelines for the collection, use and onward transfer of sensitive personal information

  • Privacy considerations for mapping, storing and retaining sensitive personal information

  • Privacy requirements for the installation and removal of software

  • Established methods for end-user notification and choice through IT system and product interfaces

  • System controls for identity and access management (IAM)

  • Privacy-enabling technologies (PETs)

  • Network and system hardware protection

Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Achieving the CIPM designation shows that you possess a strong knowledge of privacy program governance and the skills to establish, maintain and manage a privacy program across all stages of its operational life cycle. The CIPM complements the CIPP designation by demonstrating that in addition to understanding laws and regulations around privacy, you also understand how to operationalize privacy in your organization through process and technology. Managers such as Chief Privacy Officers (CPO), Corporate Privacy Managers, or Risk Managers who are responsible for privacy at any level of their organization.

  • Creating a company vision

  • Structuring the privacy team

  • Developing and implementing a privacy program framework

  • Communicating to stakeholders

  • Performance measurement

  • The privacy program operational life cycle

Certificate in Data Protection The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) The Certificate in Data Protection is designed for those with some data protection responsibilities in an organisation or who, for other reasons, wish to achieve and demonstrate a broad understanding of the law and its practical application. Developed to provide candidates with an industry recognised certification that incorporates the latest changes and updates outlined in the Data Protection Act of 1998. Those who have, or wish to have, some responsibility for data protection within an organisation.

  • Context: Privacy and history

  • The Law: Data Protection Act, Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, Associated legislation

  • Application: How to comply with the Act, Addressing scenarios in specific areas, Data processing topics.

Certified Privacy Lead Assessor Data Security Council of India (DSCI) To equip the potential assessors with necessary knowledge and tools to assess organizations privacy implementations in accordance with DSCI Assessment Framework for Privacy (DAF-P)© and DSCI Privacy Framework (DPF©). Assessors, personnel or consultants who are involved in the assessment of organizations according to DSCI.

  • Visibility of personal information/LI>
  • Privacy organization and relationship

  • Privacy policy and processes

  • Regulatory compliance intelligence

  • Privacy contract management

  • Privacy monitoring and incident management

  • Information Usage and Access

  • Privacy Awareness and Training

  • Personal Information Security

Certification programs in the healthcare domain HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP): Aimed at providing knowledge and experience in security and privacy controls for personal health information. Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS®): Aimed at providing competence in designing, implementing, and administering comprehensive privacy and security protection programs in all types of healthcare organizations.