Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) Training

Level: Foundation

The “how” of privacy and technology. Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) training covers privacy and data protection practices in the development, engineering, deployment and auditing of IT products and services. Those taking the course will develop an understanding of privacy-related issues and practices in the context of the design and implementation of information and communication technologies and systems. The Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) Training is based on the body of knowledge for the IAPP’s ANSI-accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional/ U.S. (CIPT/US) certification program. Launched by the IAPP in 2014, the CIPT is the first and only certification of its kind worldwide to meet the growing need that only tech pros can fill—securing data privacy at all stages of IT product and service lifecycles.

Key Features of this CIPT Training:

  • Official IAPP Content
  • One Year Complimentary IAPP Membership
  • CIPT Exam Voucher
  • Exam Practice Questions

You Will Learn How To:

  • Understand critical privacy concepts and practices that impact IT
  • Become familiar with consumer privacy expectations and responsibility
  • Bake privacy into early stages of IT products and services for cost control, accuracy and speed-to-market
  • Establish privacy practices for data collection and transfer
  • Pre-empt privacy issues in the Internet of Things
  • Factor privacy into data classification and emerging tech such as cloud computing, facial recognition and surveillance
  • Communicate privacy issues with partners such as management, development, marketing and legal.


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  • 2-day instructor-led training course
  • Earn 11 NASBA credits (live, in-class training only)
  • One-on-one after-course instructor coaching
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CIPT Training Course Information

  • Recommended Experience

    No prerequisites, but we recommend all potential test takers to read the IAPP Privacy Certification Handbook 2018 prior to attending.

  • Exam Information

    Yes, it is an examination prep course for the Information Privacy Professional CIPT certification program. Key concepts are covered with a timed practice test, followed by a review of the answers led by your instructor. Students also receive an exam blueprint that gives the approximate number of questions from each topic area on the exam.

CIPT Training Course Outline

  • MODULE 1: Fundamentals of Information Privacy

    Unit 1: Common Principles and Approaches to Privacy

    • 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.
    Unit 2: Jurisdiction and Industries
    • Introduction to the major privacy models employed around the globe and provides an overview of privacy and data protection regulation by jurisdictions and industry sectors.
    Unit 3: Information Security: Safeguarding Personal Information
    • 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).
    Unit 4: Online Privacy: Using Personal Information on Websites and with Other Internet-related Technologies
    • 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.
    • Examine additional topics include children’s online privacy, email, searches, online marketing and advertising, social media, online assurance, cloud computing and mobile devices.
  • MODULE 2: Privacy in Technology

    Unit 1: Understanding the Need for Privacy in the IT Environment

    • Explore the impact that regulatory activities, security threats, advances in technology and the increasing proliferation of social networks have on IT departments.
    Unit 2: Core Privacy Concepts
    • Uncover how privacy compliance becomes more attainable through developing information lifecycle plans, data identification and classification systems and data flow diagrams.
    Unit 3: Regulations and Standards Impacting Privacy in IT
    • Understand privacy laws, regulations and standards that can help IT professionals design better privacy programs and systems to handle personal information throughout the data lifecycle.
    Unit 4: Privacy in Systems and Applications
    • Develop an understanding of the risks inherent in the IT environment and how to address them.
    Unit 5: Online Privacy Issues
    • Learn about online threats, threat prevention and the role of IT professionals in ensuring proper handling of user data.
    Unit 6: De-identifying and Anonymizing Personally Identifiable Information
    • Understand the importance of personally identifiable information and methods for ensuring its protection.
    Unit 7: Cloud Computing
    • Evaluates privacy and security concerns associated with cloud services, and standards that exist to advise on their use.

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Certified Information Privacy Technologist Training FAQs

  • How does this course differ from other security courses?

    As the global gold standard for privacy professionals, the CIPT certification is a key industry benchmark among top employers.

  • Will this course help me to identify growth opportunities for me, my organization and my team?

    Backed by ANSI/ISO accreditation, a CIPT credential delivers higher earning potential and increased promotion opportunities because it shows a strong understanding of U.S. privacy laws and regulations.

  • Who will benefit from the course?

    Data privacy individuals in IT, security, engineering, software engineering, data management or audit job roles. 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 are the typical job titles of attendees for this course?

    Positions requiring CIPP certification:

    • Data Privacy Consultant
    • Data Privacy & Compliance Manager
    • Global Privacy Program Manager
    • Information Security Specialist
    • Privacy Analyst
    • Senior Counsel - Privacy

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