Karen Ford, CIPP/E, CIPM, CIPT, FIP
Contributions by Karen Ford
- Member of CIPM Exam Development Board 2020 - 2022
The day’s top stories from around the worldPrivacy Perspectives
Where the real conversations in privacy happenThe Privacy Advisor
Original reporting and feature articles on the latest privacy developmentsPrivacy Tracker
Alerts and legal analysis of legislative trendsPrivacy Tech
Exploring the technology of privacyCanada Dashboard Digest
A roundup of the top Canadian privacy newsEurope Data Protection Digest
A roundup of the top European data protection newsAsia-Pacific Dashboard Digest
A roundup of the top privacy news from the Asia-Pacific regionLatin America Dashboard Digest
A roundup of the top privacy news from Latin AmericaU.S. Privacy Digest
A roundup of US privacy news
Talk privacy and network with local members at IAPP KnowledgeNet Chapter meetings, taking place worldwide.Join the Privacy List
Have ideas? Need advice? Subscribe to the Privacy List. It’s crowdsourcing, with an exceptional crowd.IAPP Job Board
Looking for a new challenge, or need to hire your next privacy pro? The IAPP Job Board is the answer.Member Directory
Locate and network with fellow privacy professionals using this peer-to-peer directory.IAPP Calendar
Review a filterable list of conferences, KnowledgeNets, LinkedIn Live broadcasts, networking events, web conferences and more.
Understand Europe’s framework of laws, regulations and policies, most significantly the GDPR.U.S. Private-Sector Privacy (CIPP/US)
Steer a course through the interconnected web of federal and state laws governing U.S. data privacy.Canadian Privacy (CIPP/C)
Learn the intricacies of Canada’s distinctive federal/provincial/territorial data privacy governance systems.Privacy Program Management (CIPM)
Develop the skills to design, build and operate a comprehensive data protection program.Privacy in Technology (CIPT)
Add to your tech knowledge with deep training in privacy-enhancing technologies and how to deploy them.Foundations of Privacy and Data Protection
Introductory training that builds organizations of professionals with working privacy knowledge.GDPR Training
Learn the legal, operational and compliance requirements of the EU regulation and its global influence.Privacy Law Specialist Training (PLS)
Meet the stringent requirements to earn this American Bar Association-certified designation.
The global standard for the go-to person for privacy laws, regulations and frameworksCIPM Certification
The first and only privacy certification for professionals who manage day-to-day operationsCIPT Certification
As technology professionals take on greater privacy responsibilities, our updated certification is keeping pace with 50% new content covering the latest developments.FIP Designation
Recognizing the advanced knowledge and issue-spotting skills a privacy pro must attain in today’s complex world of data privacy.Privacy Law Specialist
The first title to verify you meet stringent requirements for knowledge, skill, proficiency and ethics in privacy law, and one of the ABA’s newest accredited specialties.CIPP/E + CIPM = GDPR Ready
The IAPP’S CIPP/E and CIPM are the ANSI/ISO-accredited, industry-recognized combination for GDPR readiness. Learn more today.Certificação CDPO/BR
Mostre seus conhecimentos na gestão do programa de privacidade e na legislação brasileira sobre privacidade.Certification CDPO/FR
Certification des compétences du DPO fondée sur la législation et règlementation française et européenne, agréée par la CNIL.
Use the Vendor Demo Center, Privacy Vendor List and Privacy Tech Vendor Report to easily identify privacy products and services to support your work.
This year’s governance report goes back to the foundations of governance, exploring “the way that organizations are managed, and the systems for doing this."
Access all reports and surveys published by the IAPP.
Access all white papers published by the IAPP.
The IAPP’s US State Privacy Legislation Tracker consists of proposed and enacted comprehensive state privacy bills from across the U.S.
This tracker organizes the privacy-related bills proposed in Congress to keep our members informed of developments within the federal privacy landscape.
IAPP members can get up-to-date information here on the California Consumer Privacy Act and the California Privacy Rights Act.
The IAPP's EU General Data Protection Regulation page collects the guidance, analysis, tools and resources you need to make sure you're meeting your obligations.
On this topic page, you can find the IAPP’s collection of coverage, analysis and resources related to international data transfers.
The IAPP presents its sixth annual “Privacy Tech Vendor Report.” This issue, the IAPP lists 364 privacy technology vendors.
The world’s top privacy event returns to D.C. in 2023. More high-profile speakers, hot topics and networking opportunities to connect professionals from all over the globe.Europe Data Protection Congress
Europe’s top experts predict the evolving landscape and give insights into best practices for your privacy programme.IAPP ANZ Summit
Gain exclusive insights about the ever-changing data privacy landscape in ANZ and beyond.Data Protection Intensive: UK
Explore the full range of U.K. data protection issues, from global policy to daily operational details.Data Protection Intensive: France
Save 100€ by registering by Friday, 16 December for the IAPP Data Protection Intensive: France 2023.Speak at an IAPP Event
View our open calls and submission instructions.Sponsor an Event
Increase visibility for your organization — check out sponsorship opportunities today.Mark Your Calendar
Review upcoming IAPP conferences to see which need to be included in your schedule for the year ahead.
Start taking advantage of the many IAPP member benefits todayCorporate Members
See our list of high-profile corporate members—and find out why you should become one, tooRenew Your Membership
Don’t miss out for a minute—continue accessing your benefitsANZ Members
Review current member benefits available to Australia and New Zealand members