Certified Information Privacy Professional US Private-Sector (CIPP/US) Prep Course

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Course Description

In this course, you will gain foundational knowledge on concepts of privacy and data protection laws and practice. You will learn about common principles and approaches to privacy as well as the major privacy models employed around the globe. An introduction to information security concepts and information security management and governance will be covered, which includes frameworks, controls, and identity and access management. You will also learn about online privacy as it relates to using personal information on websites and other Internet-related technologies.

The structure of US law, the enforcement of US privacy and security laws, and information management from a US perspective will be discussed, as well as the limitations on private-sector collection and usage of data. This course will also provide an introduction to workplace privacy considerations and US state laws related to marketing, financial data, data security, and breach notification.

This two-day program covers the principals of information privacy in the US private-sector, including:

  • Official IAPP CIPP participant guide
  • Official IAPP CIPP textbook
  • Official IAPP CIPP practice test
  • IAPP CIPP/US certification exam voucher
  • IAPP Membership for one year



  • Individuals who need a foundational understanding of information privacy and data protection
  • Anyone interested in pursuing CIPP/US certification

Course Content

Common Principles and Approaches to Privacy

Modern History of Privacy

Types of Information

Risk Management Overview

Modern Privacy Principles

Jurisdictions and Industries

Major Privacy Models Around the Globe

Privacy Regulation by Jurisdictions

Privacy Regulation by Industry Sectors

Information Security: Safeguarding Personal Information

Information Security

  • Definitions
  • Elements
  • Standards
  • Threats and Vulnerabilities

Information Security Management and Governance

  • Frameworks
  • Controls
  • Cryptography
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)
Online Privacy: Using Personal Information and Websites and Other Internet-Related Technologies

Privacy considerations for sensitive online information

  • Notices
  • Access
  • Security
  • Authentication Identification
  • Data Collection

Additional Online Privacy

  • Children's Online Privacy
  • Online Data Collection
  • Email
  • Searches
  • Online Marketing and Advertising
  • Social Media
  • Online Assurance
  • Cloud Computing
  • Mobile Devices
United States Private Sector: US Privacy Environment

US Law Structure

Enforcement of US Privacy and Security Laws

Information Management from a US Perspective

Limits on Private-Sector Collection and Use of Data

Sector Limits

  • Medical
  • Financial
  • Education
  • Telecommunications
  • Marketing

Cross-Sector Privacy Protection by the Federal Trade Commission

Government and Court Access to Private-Sector Information

Privacy Law and Practice

  • Law Enforcement
  • National Security
  • Civil Litigation
Workplace Privacy

Workplace Privacy

Detailed Privacy Considerations

  • Employment: Before, During, and After
  • Background Checks
  • Employee Monitoring
  • Employee Misconduct Investigation
  • Termination of Employment Relationship
State Privacy Laws

US State Laws

  • Marketing
  • Financial Data
  • Data Security
  • Breach Notification

For More Information

For training inquiries, call 850-308-1376

or email us at eramos@gbsi.com

Course Details

Duration - 2 days
Price - $2495.00 USD

(Discounts may apply. Call for more information.)

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