IIM Announces Alliance with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
Lagos, Nigeria, May, 22 2014 – As part of the Institute of Information Management (IIM) commitments towards ensuring global best practices, sharing lessons learned, and networking with other similar international organizations, the Institute recently announced a professional alliance with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), USA.

The alliance is expected to provide members of the Institute of Information Management (IIM) and other professionals high standard and internationally-recognized learning, education and certification (Certified Information Privacy Professional – CIPP and Certified Information Privacy Manager – CIPM).

IAPP certification is the global standard for privacy and data protection professionals. Developed and launched by IAPP with leading privacy subject matter experts, the first broad-based global privacy and data protection credentialing program, which remains the most sought-after and acknowledged credential in the profession.

IAPP credential holders, earn the right to be recognized as part of an elite group of knowledgeable, capable and dedicated privacy professionals. A key benchmark among top employers—opening the door to career advancement, higher earning potential and an elevated professional profile.

The Institute of Information Management (IIM) is fast evolving as a professional platform for Information Management and security professionals in Africa committed to their professional growth following the quality of International collaborations embarked upon in recent times, among which include that of the Information and Records Management Society, UK and Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB), Canada.


About Institute of Information Management (IIM)

The Institute of Information Management (IIM) is a professional membership driven Institute, developed to serve the growing community of Data, Information, Records, Document and Archives Management professionals who are tasked with managing the dynamic information life cycle within the enterprise. It is the goal of the institute to provide our members with objective insights and guidance on their career path and technology options.


About the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

The International Association of Privacy Professionals is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource, helping practitioners develop and advance their careers and organizations manage and protect their data. More than just a professional association, the IAPP provides a home for privacy professionals around the world to gather, share experiences and enrich their knowledge.

Founded in 2000, the IAPP is a not-for-profit association with more than 14,000 members in 83 countries. The IAPP helps define, support and improve the privacy profession through networking, education and certification.

For more information, please visit
Email: info@iim-africa.org  or Call Kolawole Olatunde, Program Assistant  – Institute of Information Management (IIM)
Tel: +234-1-8940452, +234-1-8784548, +234-7098118127, +234-8023819008, +234-8083773640, +234-8169234244, +2347058000405, +234-8076205771 | BB PIN: 3302384D


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