Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT)
Course number: CGICIPT40
The CIPT is the first and only certification of its kind worldwide. It was launched by the IAPP in 2014 to meet the growing need that only tech pros can fill—securing data privacy at all stages of IT product and service lifecycles.
The CIPT credential shows you’ve got the knowledge to build your organization’s data protection structures from the ground up. With regulators worldwide calling for tech professionals to factor data protection into their products and services, the job market for privacy-trained IT pros has never been stronger.
Whether you work in the public or private sector, data privacy skills are quickly becoming a must-have—and that’s a great opportunity for you.
What will you learn?
• Critical data protection concepts and practices that impact IT
• Consumer data protection 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 data protection practices for data collection and transfer
• How to preempt data protection issues in the Internet of Things
• How to factor data protection into data classification and emerging tech such as cloud computing, facial recognition and surveillance
• How to communicate data protection issues with partners such as
management, development, marketing and legal
- There are no prerequisites for this course, but attendees would benefit from a review of the materials on the IAPP site.
The CIPT credential shows you’ve got the knowledge to build your organisation’s data protection structures from the ground up. With regulators worldwide calling for tech professionals to factor data protection into their products and services, the job market for privacy-trained IT pros has never been stronger. As a result, the CIPT is targeted towards;
- Data Protection Officers
- IT Managers and Administrators
- Records Managers
- System Developers
- IT Security Specialists
Certified Information Privacy Technologist by IAPP
Certified Information Privacy Technologist Exam
Post class completion, students can appear for the Certified Information Privacy Technologist Exam.
The CIPT certification also holds accreditation under ISO 17024: 2012.
This unit includes a brief discussion of the modern history of privacy, an introduction to types of information, an overview of information risk management and a summary of modern privacy principles.
This unit introduces the major privacy models employed around the globe and provides an overview of privacy and data protection regulation by jurisdictions and industry sectors.
This unit presents introductions to information security, including definitions, elements, standards and threats/vulnerabilities, as well as introductions to information security management and governance, including frameworks, controls, cryptography and identity and access management (IAM).
This unit examines the web as a platform, as well as privacy considerations for sensitive online information, including policies and notices, access, security, authentication and data collection. Additional topics include children’s online privacy, email, searches, online marketing and advertising, social media, online assurance, cloud computing and mobile devices.
This unit highlights the impact that regulatory activities, security threats, advances in technology and the increasing proliferation of social networks have on IT departments.
This unit reveals how privacy compliance becomes more attainable through developing information lifecycle plans, data identification and classification systems and data flow diagrams.
This unit introduces privacy laws, regulations and standards that can help IT professionals design better privacy programs and systems to handle personal information throughout the data lifecycle.
This unit develops an understanding of the risks inherent in the IT environment and how to address them.
This unit presents information about online threats, threat prevention and the role of IT professionals in ensuring proper handling of user data.
This unit reveals the importance of personally identifiable information and methods for ensuring its protection.
This unit evaluates privacy and security concerns associated with cloud services, and standards that exist to advise on their use.