OneTrust Expands Certification Program, Crosses 5,000 Trained Professionals

New dates announced to earn the most widely recognized privacy technology certification free of charge

OneTrust announced more than 5,000 professionals have joined the OneTrust Certification Program

OneTrust first brought the certification program online to support the privacy community while working from home. During these live, instructor-led online courses, OneTrust Certification Program attendees learn how to build better privacy, security, and data governance programs on the OneTrust platform. The response to the online program has been overwhelming, and to date more than 5,000 professionals across the globe have joined OneTrust Certification courses across 10 disciplines.

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Many professionals have taken the time to earn multiple certification badges or even all 10 available certifications. To congratulate these and future top earners, OneTrust launched the OneTrust Fellow of Privacy Technology certification available exclusively to those who complete all OneTrust Certification Program courses and pass course exams. Eligible OneTrust Fellows must also have a year of demonstrated experience in privacy operations or be IAPP CIPP certified.

The OneTrust Certification Program includes two course tracks: Professional and Expert. OneTrust Professional courses review the full OneTrust suite of products, while Expert courses dive deep into a specific OneTrust module. OneTrust added new courses throughout the quarter, including:

  • OneTrust Professional Certification (covering the entire OneTrust platform, available in English, French, and Portuguese)
  • Assessment Automation Expert Certification
  • Targeted Data Discovery Expert Certification
  • Data Subject Requests Expert Certification
  • Data Mapping Expert Certification
  • Vendor Risk Management Expert Certification
  • Website Scanning & Cookies Consent Expert Certification
  • Consent & Preference Management Expert Certification
  • Incident Response Management Expert Certification
  • GRC Solutions Expert Certification

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“We’ve been blown away by the positive response to the online OneTrust Certification Program and are committed to keeping these courses free throughout the COVID-19 period,” said Kabir Barday, OneTrust CEO and Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP). “Our new course dates give even more professionals the chance to earn their privacy, security, and data governance technology certifications. It’s also been incredible to see people committed to the OneTrust coursework and completing the entire library of certifications. Our new OneTrust Fellow of Privacy Technology designation will honor these professionals and give them the highest designation to celebrate this accomplishment.”

, making it the most widely known privacy management technology certification. To celebrate this milestone, OneTrust launched several new online course dates throughout the quarter and created the OneTrust Fellow of Privacy Technology exclusively available to top achievers.

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