Learning Path


This comprehensive series of privacy courses helps prepare learners for the Certified Information Privacy Professional, United States (CIPP/US) certification exam. The CIPP/US exam is administered by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).


  • Introducing privacy and the CIPP/US certification process Course — 01:34:54
    • K0004, K0044, K0260, K0261, K0262, S0367

      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.

  • Introduction to the US privacy environment (BoK I) Course — 04:03:05
    • K0004, K0044, K0168, K0260, K0261, K0262, S0036

      Let’s dive into the first domain on the CIPP/US exam and introduce US law as it relates to privacy.

  • Limits on private-sector collection and use of data (BoK II) Course — 02:41:40
    • K0004, K0044, K0168, K0260, K0261, K0262, S0036

      The second domain of the CIPP/US exam focuses on private-sector collection and use of data, and legal limitations on this.

  • Government and court access to private-sector information (BoK III) Course — 01:35:46
    • K0004, K0044, K0168, K0260, K0261, K0262, S0036

      Now we examine government and court-ordered access to data, the third domain in the CIPP/US body of knowledge.

  • Workplace privacy (BoK IV) Course — 01:10:55
    • K0004, K0044, K0168, K0260, K0261, K0262, S0036

      Workplace privacy is the fourth domain in the CIPP/US body of knowledge, and critical for organizations and information security professionals to get right.

  • State privacy laws (BoK V) Course — 01:25:48
    • K0004, K0044, K0168, K0260, K0261, K0262, S0036

      State privacy laws are worthy of their own course in this fifth and final domain on the CIPP/US exam. States have led the way with rules affecting privacy and cybersecurity.

  • Bringing it all together Course — 01:12:42
    • K0004, K0044, K0168, K0260, K0261, K0262, S0036

      We covered a lot of material and details in the CIPP/US body of knowledge. Let’s zoom out and recap how all those trees fit together for the wonderful forest of privacy.

  • CIPP/US Practice Exam Assessment — 215 questions — 01:47:30


What you will learn

The CIPP/US certification path provides important knowledge about privacy and law and prepares students to pass the CIPP/US exam and earn this leading privacy certification. Participants will learn about the US privacy environment, including general legal concepts and specific laws and regulations, government enforcement, private-sector collection and use of data, government collection of data, workplace privacy and state-specific laws.

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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, compliance, risk management, and governance. John has expertise in many subjects, holds a number of certifications, and is a prolific writer and speaker. His first book is Cybersecurity for the Home and Office, his second book is Cybercrime Investigations, an extensive resource regarding the law, technology, process, and skills regarding the investigation of cybercrime. John has authored articles on a range of topics and teaches professionals and students at the undergraduate, graduate, and law school levels. Before entering private practice, John served in government as an assistant district attorney in the New York County District Attorney’s Office where he investigated and prosecuted criminal offenses ranging from cybercrime, virtual currency money laundering, and traditional street crimes and frauds. Prior to that, he served as a state trooper in the New York State Police providing full police services to the local community.

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How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

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