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international association of privacy professionals
connecting privacy people and enhancing privacy practice


The Value of Certification

Advance your career, Increase your skills and elevate your leadership profile.

If you want to really want to distinguish yourself from others in your field and earn CPE credits, an IAPP Certification is the edge you are looking for.

Certification Information Privacy has three areas of study:

CIPPThe "what"
Laws and regulations

The CIPP shows that you understand the laws, regulations and standards of privacy in your jurisdiction or discipline.
The CIPP is for you if you’re responsible for:

  • Legal
  • Compliance
  • Information management
  • Data governance
  • Human Resources

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CIPMThe "how"

The CIPM says that you understand how to use process and technology to manage privacy in an organization—regardless of the industry or jurisdiction.

The CIPM is for you if you’re responsible for:

  • Risk management
  • Privacy operations
  • Accountability
  • Audit
  • Privacy analytics

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CIPTThe "how"

The CIPT shows that your know how to manage and build privacy requirements and controls into technology.

The CIPT is for you if you’re responsible for:

  • Information technology
  • Information security
  • Software engineering
  • Privacy by Design

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