Introducing privacy and the CIPP/US certification process

Start here! This is where we introduce ourselves and the learning path, materials and the certification. This sets you up to succeed and complete the learning path.
1 hour, 35 minutes 5 videos

Course description

This course lays a foundation for the CIPP/US certification learning path. We talk about IAPP and the exam and what it covers. We also demystify law, regulation and privacy. Think of this as the 30,000-foot view of the forest before we start looking closely at the trees. You’ll also gain an appreciation of how important law, regulation and privacy are in your professional and personal life ... not to mention for passing the CIPP/US exam!


Handout: About the CIPP/US certification, how to study for it and reference list

File - 00:10:00

The CIPP/US certification and exam: Requirements, Body of Knowledge and references

Video - 00:17:00

Learn about CIPP/US and what it covers; about IAPP; important references and more.
Privacy and your professional and personal life

Video - 00:17:00

Consider how privacy issues permeate our home, family and work, and how they mesh with information security.
Introduction to law and regulation

Video - 00:18:00

Let's demystify law and regulation and make it understandable for non-lawyers.
How to learn, study and pass an exam

Video - 00:17:00

Some helpful tips to ensure you retain knowledge and pass the CIPP/US exam.
Introducing the CIPP/US path and this course

Video - 00:13:00

John introduces himself, the CIPP/US learning path, privacy, IAPP and more.
Course 1 review questions

Assessment - 6 questions

Meet the author

John Bandler is a lawyer, consultant, speaker, teacher, and author in the areas of cybersecurity, cybercrime, privacy, investigations, and more. He is the founder of Bandler Law Firm PLLC and Bandler Group LLC, legal and consulting practices that help organizations and individuals with cybersecurity, the prevention and investigation of cybercrime, privacy, legal compliance, and more.

John has expertise in many subjects, holds a number of certifications, and is a prolific writer and speaker. He is the author of Cybersecurity for the Home and Office, a comprehensive guide to understanding and improving information security. His second book is Cybercrime Investigations, an extensive resource regarding the law, technology, process, and skills for the investigation of cybercrime. John has authored many articles on a range of topics, teaches students at the undergraduate, graduate, and law level, and provides training for professionals.

Before entering private practice, John served in government for more than twenty years as a prosecutor, police officer, and military officer. John was hired as an assistant district attorney at the New York County District Attorney’s Office by the legendary Robert M. Morgenthau, where he investigated and prosecuted the full range of offenses including traditional crime, cybercrime, the global trafficking of stolen data, and virtual currency money laundering. Before that, he served for eight years as a state trooper in the New York State Police, assigned to a busy patrol station providing full services to the local community. He also served in the Army Reserves.

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