Become a Certified Information Privacy Practitioner US (CIPP/US)

Learn about privacy, US law and security as you prepare to pass the CIPP/US exam.

7 courses  //   44 videos  //   13 hours of training

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CIPP/US training

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.

Learning path components

IAPP CIPP/US Practice Exam
Practice Exam
IAPP CIPP/US Practice Exam

IAPP CIPP/US Practice Exam

Prepare for your CIPP/US exam and test your domain knowledge.

Number of questions: 215

Introducing privacy and the CIPP/US certification process
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Introducing privacy and the CIPP/US certification process

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.

5 videos
82 minutes of training

Introduction to the US privacy environment (BoK I)
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Introduction to the US privacy environment (BoK I)

Introduction to the US privacy environment (BoK I)

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

13 videos
240 minutes of training

Limits on private-sector collection and use of data (BoK II)
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Limits on private-sector collection and use of data (BoK II)

Limits on private-sector collection and use of data (BoK II)

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

8 videos
157 minutes of training

Government and court access to private-sector information (BoK III)
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Government and court access to private-sector information (BoK III)

Government and court access to private-sector information (BoK III)

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

5 videos
93 minutes of training

Workplace privacy (BoK IV)
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Workplace privacy (BoK IV)

Workplace privacy (BoK IV)

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

4 videos
69 minutes of training

State privacy laws (BoK V)
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State privacy laws (BoK V)

State privacy laws (BoK V)

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.

5 videos
87 minutes of training

Bringing it all together
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Bringing it all together

Bringing it all together

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.

4 videos
60 minutes of training

 

What you’ll learn.

  • The U.S. legal system: definitions, sources of law and the U.S. sectoral model for privacy enforcement
  • U.S. federal laws for the protection of personal data: FCRA and FACTA, HIPAA, GLBA and COPPA
  • U.S. federal regulation of marketing practices: TSR, DNC, CAN-SPAM, TCPA and JFPA
  • U.S. state data breach notification: California SB-1386 and select state laws
  • Regulation of privacy in the U.S. workplace: FCRA, EPP, ADA and ECPA plus best practices for privacy and background screening, employee testing, workplace monitoring, employee investigation and termination of employment

Who is this for?

  • Chief privacy officers (CPOs) and other senior information management professionals employed by a U.S.-based corporate organization or any organization with business or policy interests in the U.S.
  • Privacy managers, legal compliance officers and risk managers
  • Members of a privacy or compliance team
  • Intermediate-level privacy professionals and entry-level candidates who are transitioning from non-privacy roles or who are entirely new to the privacy profession
  • Information management professionals in the U.S. financial services, healthcare or telecommunications industries who seek to broaden their expertise into a general information privacy scope
  • Information security professionals (CISO, CISSP)
  • Information auditing and IT governance professionals (CISA, CISM)

Meet the author

John Bandler

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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