It simply means Certified Information Privacy Manager. It is a highly sought-after certification issued by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
A CIPM professional is concerned with Privacy governance. That is to guide a privacy function toward compliance with legal obligations and the organization’s business objectives and goals.
CIPM requires the creation of a vision and statement. Also, CIPM establishes the scope based on what information the organization processes. It can be tricky if the organization operates in both the U.S. and the E.U. As a CIPM, you must select the proper privacy framework. You will learn the importance of a data map or data inventory and assessment. Think of a Privacy Assessment or Privacy Impact Assessment. With Incident Response Planning, you prepare the organization for possible incidents.
As a CIPM, it is essential to be globally aware of key legislation such as the GDPR, the U.S. Federal Privacy Act, HIPAA, FRCA, and U.S. CAN-SPAM.
As a manager, you will be involved in performance measurement and learn to select relevant metrics. You will become familiar with the various forms of data reporting, such as:
An IAPP CIPM certification shows that you have thorough knowledge of setting up and managing a privacy program. All organizations need to manage privacy. This makes you valuable to organizations. As a Certified Privacy Manager you can advance your career, because:
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