IAPP Books

The IAPP is constantly creating new resources for the benefit of aspiring and seasoned privacy professionals alike. Our publications aim to give privacy professionals the tools and resources necessary to improve their skills and expand their knowledge base.

Note: All IAPP books are eligible for Continuing Privacy Education (CPE) credit.

 

Building a Privacy Program      

Building a Privacy Program: A Practitioner's Guide
Kirk M. Herath, Editor

This indispensible guide offers comprehensive, practical insights for creating and growing an effective privacy program within any organization.

 

Privacy Law Fundamentals      

Privacy Law Fundamentals 
Second Edition
Paul M. Schwartz, Daniel J. Solove

This easy-to-read reference book, containing vital information on privacy law, is a must-have for students of privacy and privacy professionals in the U.S.

 

Certification Textbooks

The IAPP publishes textbooks as an additional resource to aid in exam preparation and for use as general reference guides. In addition to covering material that appears on privacy certification exams, the books are useful as a source of information covering privacy and data protection laws and standards.

Each book supports a particular IAPP privacy certification program and is ideal for anyone who is:

  • A general interest reader who seeks current and authoritative information on privacy and data protection issues
  • A student preparing for an IAPP certification examination 
  • An existing certified professional who needs one or more desk references on privacy and data protection laws and standards of a particular jurisdiction or practice area

Note: For individuals already holding an IAPP designation (CIPP or CIPM), certification textbooks related to other programs are eligible for Continuing Privacy Education (CPE) credit.

 

Titles available:

 
Foundations of Information Privacy and Data Protection: A Survey of Global Concepts, Laws and Practices      

Foundations of Information Privacy and Data Protection: A Survey of Global Concepts, Laws and Practices
Peter P. Swire, CIPP/US
Kenesa Ahmad, CIPP/US

The essential text for any professional working in privacy and data protection or a related field, and an invaluable resource for individuals pursuing privacy certification.

 

 

U.S. Private-sector Privacy: Law and Practice for Information Privacy Professionals      

U.S. Private-sector Privacy: Law and Practice for Information Privacy Professionals
Peter P. Swire, CIPP/US
Kenesa Ahmad, CIPP/US

The comprehensive resource on U.S. private-sector privacy laws and regulations, including enforcement, data breach and incident management, online activities and privacy issues in investigations and litigation.

 

The Information Privacy Case Book: A Global Survey of Privacy and Security Enforcement Actions with Recommendations for Reducing Risk      

The Information Privacy Case Book: A Global Survey of Privacy and Security Enforcement Actions with Recommendations for Reducing Risk
Margaret P. Eisenhauer, Esq., CIPP/US

The first, comprehensive analysis of the current state of privacy and data security enforcement around the world.

 

U.S. Government Privacy: Essential Policies and Practices for Privacy Professionals      

U.S. Government Privacy: Essential Policies and Practices for Privacy Professionals
Second Edition
Deborah Kendall, CIPP/US, CIPP/G

The complete reference guide to privacy principles and terminology, privacy policy implementation, program auditing and compliance, and records management practices in U.S. government.

 

Canadian Privacy: Data Protection Law and Policy for the Practitioner      

Canadian Privacy: Data Protection Law and Policy for the Practitioner
Second Edition
Kris Klein, CIPP/C

The indispensable reference on Canadian data protection laws and standards has been updated with content on Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), work product, trans-border data flows, breach notification requirements and more.

 

European Privacy: Law and Practice for Data Protection Professionals      

European Privacy: Law and Practice for Data Protection Professionals
Eduardo Ustaran, CIPP/E, Executive Editor
Available now!

The essential text for any professional working in privacy and data protection or a related field, either in Europe itself or in any location when responsibilities include data transfer to and from Europe, and an invaluable resource for individuals pursuing CIPP/E certification.

 

Privacy Program Management      

Privacy Program Management: Tools for Managing Privacy Within Your Organization
Russell R. Densmore, CIPP/US, CIPP/IT, Executive Editor
New!

This indispensable text is a comprehensive how-to guide providing the critical tools necessary for anyone responsible for managing privacy program governance and operations within their organization.

 

While the textbooks are useful as a standalone research tool, you should consider the textbooks and the IAPP training workshops as supplements to each other.