"Though the privacy engineering field is relatively new, there has been at least one school that has been at the forefront of this nascent profession," writes IAPP Senior Privacy Fellow Caitlin Fennessy, CIPP/US. Carnegie Mellon University launched its MSIT- Privacy Engineering Program in 2013. "It remains the only privacy engineering–focused master’s program in the country. As industry demand for privacy professionals with technical skills accelerates, it is worth taking a deeper look at the program and how it prepares new professionals for this burgeoning field." CMU MSIT Co-Director Lorrie Cranor, CIPT, shared her thoughts on the program and explained how companies looking to hire privacy engineers turn to the university to find individuals with the proper skill sets in this piece for Privacy Tech.
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