The Certified Information Privacy Professional/Asia (CIPP/A) is the first publicly available privacy certification that covers multiple jurisdictions in the Asia region. It addresses the data protection laws in Hong Kong, India and Singapore and the regional privacy concerns in this rapidly growing landscape. The credential is designed for any person, regardless of location, whose work as a privacy professional involves Asian data protection regulations

Learning Outcome

At the end of this course, participants will understand:
  • Fundamental Privacy Principles
  • Singapore Privacy Laws and Practices (focusing on PDPA)
  • Hong Kong Privacy Laws and Practices
  • India Privacy Law and Practices
  • Comparative overview of laws and practices, including Malaysia and the Philippines**
  • Common themes
  • Hands-On approach and Mock Examination
** Not covered in the certification examination

Who should Attend?

  • Asia-based Data Protection Officers
  • Chief Privacy Officers (CPOs) and other senior information management professionals who serve an Asia-based corporate organisation or a global multinational with business or policy interests in Asia
  • Legal compliance officers and risk managers
  • Staff members who serve or support a data protection or compliance team and who need to achieve a consistent level of data protection education
  • Intermediate-level data protection or privacy professionals and entry-level candidates who are transitioning from non-data protection roles inside Asian corporate organisations or who are entirely new to the profession
  • Information management professionals in Asian financial services, healthcare, technology or telecommunications industries who seek to broaden their expertise into a general information privacy scope
  • Information security professionals (e.g. CISO, CISSP)
  • Information auditing and IT governance professionals (e.g. CISA, CISM)
  • Local government and consulting executives involved in data protection and privacy
This course is endorsed under Critical Infocomm Technology Resource Programme Plus (CITREP+) Programme.
To find out more about CITREP+ Funding, please refer to Programme Support under CITREP+ page

Information is accurate as of 26 April 2019