IAPP to launch certification exams in French and German
Molly McEachern
This fall, the IAPP will launch beta testing for newly translated CIPP/E and CIPM exams, which have, up until now, been offered in English only. The exams will now be offered in French and German.  IAPP Certification Director Doug Forman said expanding the language offerings of the exams is a respo...
Kaplan named CPO at US Department of Homeland Security
Sam Pfeifle
In one of his last actions as U.S. Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, incoming White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has named Sam Kaplan as Chief Privacy Officer for the Department of Homeland Security, a position that has been filled by Acting CPO Jonathan Cantor since the departure...
Singapore’s PDPC: The DPO is ‘crucial’
Sam Pfeifle
“A DPO who carries out his role well is an asset to his organization. He ensures compliance, yes, but he can do so much more.”  Such was the message from the keynote stage here at the IAPP Asia Privacy Forum in Singapore, where Personal Data Protection Commission Deputy Commissioner Yeong Zee Kin u...
Future of cloud-related opportunities discussed
On June 29, the European Commission hosted the Digital Single Market Cloud Stakeholder Meeting. The purpose of the meeting was to interact with the broadest possible collection of stakeholders, wrap up the work done by the Cloud Select Industry Group, and discuss how to best build on previous key de...
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Courtney Gabrielson, CIPM
Staff Writer

Are you a GIF fan? Do you spend time on Tumblr laughing out loud when you should be PIA-ing? This might be right up your alley. Courtney Gabrielson imbues the privacy landscape with just a bit of cheekiness. Check out this monthly blog for a little comic relief on all the latest privacy news.