Arkka Consulting Partners With DSCI To Deliver Training On DSCI Certification Program On Privacy

Data Security Council of India (DSCI),the premier body for data protection in India, partners with  Arrka Consulting, a specialized Data Privacy & Information Security Advisory & Training Services provider to deliver a first-of-its-kind training program for DSCI’s pioneering data privacy credentialing program, DSCI Certified Privacy Professional (DCPP©).

DCPP© is a pioneering credentialing program, based on the Privacy Body of Knowledge (PBoK), which empowers and equips individuals with the necessary privacy related skill sets to advance their careers. PBoK intends to make individuals aware about the general privacy concepts, privacy evolution, current privacy landscape in India and major economies of the world, contemporary global developments, data protection laws and regulations, trans-border data flows, privacy principles and more. Getting the DCPP© certification involves taking the certification exam based on ten competency areas outlined under PBoK.

Under the agreement Arkka Consulting will be delivering training to help individuals prepare for DCPP© certification through a DCPP Boot Camp. The boot camp will be an intensive 3-day program aimed to cover  an understanding of each of the ten competency areas required for DCPP© certification program.

Vinayak Godse, Senior Director – Data Protection at Data Security Council of India, said “Data privacy is a green field area, and an emerging function in organizations. There is currently an absence of any formal education or certification that caters to present and future demands of privacy professionals in the country. DSCI aims to create a talent pool of privacy professionals and increase the industry readiness in the domain, with possibility of a Privacy Law getting enacted in India looming.

Shivangi Nadkarni, Co-Founder & CEO, Arrka Consulting, said: “We at Arrka are delighted to partner with DSCI and contribute to the growth of the Privacy profession in India. With this partnership, we look forward to training professionals from diverse backgrounds like Compliance & Risk, Finance, Legal, HR, Marketing & Customer Care, Information Security & IT and graduate students.” The first DCPP Boot Camp would be conducted in Mumbai on Feb 18th, 19th, 20th 2016,

With the aim to address the growing need for privacy professionals in the country, DSCI plans to appoint training partners for DCPP across the country.

Amol Wagh

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