Symptai Consulting Limited is Now an Official Training Partner of The International Association of Privacy Professionals
As an Official Training Partner, Symptai Now Offers Certified Information Privacy Training by the International Association of Privacy Professionals in Jamaica.
Kingston Jamaica – November, 2019 – Symptai Consulting Limited, today announced it is now an Official Training Partner (OTP) of The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. With this new partnership, Symptai will offer key privacy training courses to professionals in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean. The first of those trainings CIPM (Certified Information Privacy Manager) to be held at the Exim Bank Jamaica 85 Hope Rd, Kgn 6 on November 27-29th.
“There is an increasing demand for trained privacy professionals across the globe, and with our OTP program, we’re able to offer gold-standard training and certification around the world to meet those demands,” said J. Trevor Hughes, IAPP President and CEO. “With Symptai now offering Privacy Training in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean, we’re expanding the reach of our programs to deliver top-tier trainings and credentials across legal, tech, policy sectors and more”.
The IAPP developed and launched the only globally recognized credentialing programs in information privacy, including the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), the Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and the Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT). The CIPP, CIPM and CIPT are the leading privacy certifications for thousands of professionals around the world who serve the data protection, information auditing, information security, legal compliance and/or risk management needs of their organizations. CIPM, CIPP/E, CIPP/US and CIPT credentials are accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) under the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 17024: 2012.
“Commercial giants recognise data as the ultimate money maker and consumer rights have forced legal giants to institute privacy laws and hard-hitting sanctions for noncompliance. Organisations need to prepare data custodians to operate optimally in this data driven age and within stipulated regulations. As risk and compliance experts, educating the region about data protection is our responsibility. We must lead the charge to promote good data privacy practices for our clients and the market they serve.” Andrew Nooks, Director at Symptai Consulting Ltd.
The cost of each training includes an IAPP membership offering access to an expansive professional community, plus a wealth of privacy information and resources, including exclusive content and tools, expert analysis, legislative alerts and original reporting.
To learn more about the IAPP’s certifications, please visit https://iapp.org/certify.
About the IAPP
The International Association of Privacy Professionals is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. Founded in 2000, the IAPP is a not-for-profit organization that helps define, support and improve the privacy profession globally. More information about the IAPP is available at iapp.org.
Founded in February 1998 by Andrew and Michele Simpson, Symptai Consulting is a leading IT Security, Assurance, Advisory and Governance firm serving the Caribbean and the wider world from our head office in Kingston, Jamaica.
We exist to help companies mature into their strategic vision of themselves through the use of technology.