Certifiable! The Value of Certifications to Your Career - CIPP, CIPM and CIPT with IAPP
Description: Is a certification in information privacy right for you? Find out as Doug Forman of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) talks about the history and benefits of the Certified Information Privacy Professional, Manager and Technologist (CIPP, CIPM and CIPT) certifications with Jim Merrifield, IGP, CIP, in the second of a series of ILTA podcasts on industry-related certifications.
Jim Merrifield is the firm-wide Information Governance Manager at Robinson & Cole LLP and co-founder of the first ever conference focused exclusively on information governance, InfoGovCon. He is a respected advisor in the IG community and an active member of several industry associations including ILTA, IAPP and ARMA. Jim's information governance experience includes deployment of enterprise programs, policy development and enforcement, creation of disposition programs, technology solution evaluation and consulting services. He is a certified information governance professional (IGP), has written for numerous publications, blogs at R+C Data Privacy & Security Insider and TechTarget, and frequently speaks on information governance and data privacy issues. Contact Jim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Douglas Forman is the Certification Director at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), a professional membership organization that offers education, events and certification to those who work in information privacy. Before arriving at the IAPP, Doug spent eight years developing standardized assessments for Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Delaware and others. He can be contacted at email@example.com.