Arrka, Now an Official Training Partner of The International Association of Privacy Professionals

Arrka, Now an Official Training Partner of The International Association of Privacy Professionals

As an Official Training Partner, Arrka Now Offers CIPT, CIPM and CIPP/EU & CIPP/Asia Training[s] by the International Association of Privacy Professionals in India

Mumbai, India – September 16, 2020 – Arrka Infosec Pvt. Ltd. today announced its partnership with The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. As an Official Training Partner (OTP) of the IAPP, Arrka will now be an authorized trainer of its CIPT, CIPM and CIPP/EU & CIPP/A certifications, bringing key privacy training courses to professionals in their surrounding community.

“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 Arrka now offering CIPT, CIPM, CIPP/EU and CIPP/A in India, we’re expanding the reach of our programs to deliver top-tier trainings and credentials across legal, tech, policy sectors and more”.

“Arrka Academy, Arrka’s training division, has been at the forefront of Privacy Learning & Education in India over the last five years. Our faculty combine their privacy domain knowledge with their rich experience gleaned from working closely with organizations in implementing their Privacy programs. As a result, our participants value the conceptual clarity and contextual familiarity that they get as takeaways from our programs. We are excited to partner with IAPP to bring their global certifications to India and, thereby, empowering Indians to address the exploding privacy domain in India.”

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.

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.

Arrka plans to launch its IAPP training programs using its virtual classroom format. Delivered online, this format enables participants from anywhere to attend and benefit. This is of particular relevance in today’s environment.

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

About Arrka Arrka is a pioneer in the Data Privacy domain in India, being one of the first players to offer dedicated solutions in this space in this geography. Arrka empowers organizations to implement and manage their Data Privacy and Info Security programs leveraging its industry-first Arrka Intelligent Platform. As part of its bouquet of solutions, Arrka runs Arrka Labs – the first and only-one-of-its-kind-in-India Privacy Testing Lab; and Arrka Academy – that offers focussed specialist training programs for Data Privacy Professionals.  Arrka is known for its distinct & separate solutions designed for Large Enterprises on one hand and for Small & Mid-Sized Businesses (SMBs) on the other. Having worked with several marquee organizations & SMBs in implementing their privacy programs, Arrka’s faculty brings to the table detailed, realistic perspectives gleaned from hands-on implementations.