EXIN Certified Data Protection Officer

EXIN Certified Data Protection Officer

The EXIN Data Protection Certification provides the right knowledge and competences for those who are aiming to become or already are a Data Protection Officer, with the appropriate international recognition. When certified by EXIN as Data Protection Officer candidates have been extensively tested not only about the EU Regulation, but also the competences to take the role and perform the appropriate implementation and maintenance activities in an organization.

You will be able to

Professionals will be able to use any apply the knowledge and skills acquired during the career path and put them into practice when taking up the role of Data Protection Officer. The combination of Privacy & Data Protection and Information Security will provide professionals with the theoretical knowledge of GDPR and other regulations as well as how to apply them in their organization.

Who is this certification for?

EXIN Data Protection Officer is ideal for professionals aspiring to become a data protection officer. This makes it ideal for professionals who have made a start in data privacy or information security but would like more support and direction in their career development. As the certifications can be taken one by one, professionals can work towards becoming an EXIN Data Protection Officer over a longer period of time. It is especially well suited to professionals who already have one of the certifications required as they then only have to attain the other certifications in the career path to receive the EXIN Data Protection Officer certification.

Main subjects

This certification covers the modules:
EXIN Privacy & Data Protection Foundation
EXIN Information Security Foundation
EXIN Privacy & Data Protection Practitioner

Required reading

Please see the individual module pages for more detail about the required reading.

  • Details
Duration: 4 hours
Type: CareerPath
Pass mark: 65%
Open book: No
Electronic equipment allowed: No
Level: Expert
Available languages: English
Requirements: EXIN Information Security Foundation can be replaced by :
• EXIN Information Security Management Professional
• EXIN Information Security Management Expert
• ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor certificate

Please note - you can only have one non-EXIN certification as part of the contributing certificates.