Information Sharing and Analysis Center

Information Sharing and Analysis Center

An international non-profit, solving large problems impacting the connected, digital world on cyber security.


Privacy & Data Protection Officer

The ISAC Certified Privacy and Data Protection officer (CPDPO). A 36 hour program is designed to equip participants, both students and professionals aspiring to start a career in data privacy and data protection. This program helps the participants to take the role of Data protection officer.

Standard Price: ₹90,000 + GST | Special Offer Price for Students: ₹40,000 + GST

Special Prices for Professionals and Corporates: Contact Us

Promotional price valid till 31st October 2023

Foundation Track

Empanelment under the National Security Database

Become a privacy and data protection officer


Data Privacy deals with controlled collection, usage, sharing, storing and
transmission of data. It even calls for validity and procedures to discard a given data.

Data Protection is all about protecting data against unauthorised access,
modification, replication, misuse or destruction. It suggests methods to provide adequate protection in the forms of data restoration, recovery of data to a functional state.

Participants who possess basic computer knowledge, IT & ITES professionals, Cyber Lawyers, Cyber Auditors, Cyber Incident Professionals, and faculty members teaching new and emerging technologies will have a pragmatic view of Privacy and Data protection.


Students in final year graduation, graduates and industry professionals

Course Outcomes

  1. Skills to assume positions in Data Privacy and Data protection based on
    experience and Knowledge (Officer/ Junior Officer/ Manager/ Privacy
    professional/ Data Protection Officer/ Grievance officer)
  2. Ability to understand privacy and data protection for a global environment
  3. Data Privacy and Data Protection impact assessment
  4. Provide methods for protecting privacy using General Data Protection
    Regulation (GDPR) Principles
  5. Ability to Identify local and global laws and regulations that pertain to data protection
  6. Identify strategies for managing compliance issues related to Privacy
  7. Knowledge and skill to implement data privacy, security and protection in practice

What will you get:

  • Instructor-led live sessions by industry expert 
  • Access to Video Lecture Recordings for three months
  • Practical approaches to how professionals can address the complex
    landscape of privacy and protection requirements
  • ISAC CPDPO Examination – Three free attempts
  • NSD empanelled ISAC Certified Data Privacy and Data Protection Officer
  • Eligibility for NSD Guardian Level Empanelment based on experience
  • Complimentary access to the ISAC Members CPDPO premium community

Batch start Dates for the next Quarter

Batch 02:

To be announced


Batch 03:

To be announced

Batch 04:

To be announced


Instructor-Led, live online.

Program Fee

INR 90,000 + Taxes

Admission is subject to selection and the remittance of fees. Your space is secured upon receipt of full payment. 

Interest Free EMI Facility available

Who Should Attend

Eligibility: Individuals who possess basic computer knowledge

  • Students who are in final year B.Tech/BA/B.Com/B.Sc/CA/CS/LLB
  • Polytechnic/Diploma holders with three years’ experience
  • Professionals from IT/ITES/Audit/Insurance/Law
  • Professionals who are planning to change their career/transit to data privacy and data protection domain
  • Armed Forces Personnel planning to take up data privacy and data protection roles
  • Women on Sabbatical/Break from work

Application Deadline : One day before the start date of class every month


Group Captain Anand Naidu (Retd)
Director - ISAC
+91 97317 45635

Program Modules - 32 Hours across 8 sessions (4 weeks) exclusive of 4 hours examination.

Week 1

  • Definition of Privacy
  • Privacy Evolution and the current status
  • Privacy Qualifier to find out a privacy requirement for an organization
  • Various Privacy frameworks (Eg: Indian DP Bill, HIPAA and other contemporary regulations) in the industry and the comparison
  • Privacy Impact Assessment in an Organization

Week 2

  • Establishment of Privacy Policy
  • Privacy controls and implementation
  • Ensuring Privacy Compliance
  • Privacy Audit
  • Real-world Privacy cases
  • Privacy Exam

Week 3

  • Definition of Data Protection (DP)
  • DP Qualifier to find out a Data protection requirement for an organization
  • Data life cycle stages and security
  • Data protection in various environment
  • Intellectual Property Protection

Week 4

  • Contractual Data Management Security
  • Cloud Data Security
  • Data Discovery & Labelling
  • Database Migration Security
  • Physical Security
  • Real world data breaches and consequences
  • Data Protection Exam

Hands-on with Cyberange Virtual Labs

Get 60 Days access to Cyberange Virtual Labs for hands-on practice:

  • Penetration Testing Labs
  • Social Engineering Labs
  • Malware Labs
  • Cyber Forensic Labs
  • Password Cracking Labs
  • Bug Bounty Labs

Learn cyber security basics practically with your Instructor with our cloud labs!


Our Instructor

Murugappan Krishnan

Murugappan Krishnan

A highly accomplished security professional and trainer backed with academic qualification such as B.C.A, M.Sc. Cyber Forensics and Information Security and M.B.A in Systems. He has also completed a Post Graduate Program in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning from University of Texas, Austin. He holds Global Industry certifications like OCEG GRCP, OCEG GRCA, CISA, CISM, CISSP, CIPT, CEH, SCNA, CPISI(PCI-DSS), ITIL, CCSE, CCSK, AWS Cloud Solution Architect Associate and ISO 27K Lead Auditor.

Backed with strong corporate engagements involving implementations and operations, he conducted various security training programmes for all ranges of audience, aspiring students to top executives.