The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) is a resource for professionals who want to develop and advance their careers by helping their organizations successfully manage these risks and protect their data. In fact, we’re the world’s largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community.

The IAPP is the only place that brings together the people, tools and global information management practices you need to thrive in today’s rapidly evolving information economy.

 

IAPP Certification Programs

We live in an information economy. And as data becomes today’s most valuable currency, the risk associated with it continues to skyrocket.

Professionals who understand these risks—and the global information management practices needed to safeguard data—are in high demand.

That's where IAPP certification comes in.

Only the IAPP offers information privacy certification programs specifically designed for professionals who manage, handle and access data, and recognized and respected by employers the world over.


COMPARE PROGRAMS TO FIND OUT WHICH IS RIGHT FOR YOU.

CIPP

The "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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CIPM

The "how"
Operations

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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CIPT

The "how"
Technology

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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