Data Privacy and Security Compliance Certificate Program

Certificate Program Offering a Deep Dive into Global Privacy Laws, Compliance Strategies & Case Studies


[email protected] | 973-642-8382

PROGRAM SCHEDULED for June 15 - June 18, 2021 | Virtual / Online

(Tentative Schedule | 11:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m. Eastern daily)


Seton Hall Law's Data Privacy and Security Compliance Certificate Program is a 4-day intensive review of global privacy and cybersecurity laws and compliance standards led by a faculty of Seton Hall Professors and experienced practitioners. In addition to learning about legal and compliance standards, participants will have opportunities to interact with each other and with faculty on case studies involving risk management, privacy by design, and data breach response. Participants will receive a Data Privacy and Security Compliance Certificate Program Certificate from Seton Hall Law School.

The Data Privacy and Security Compliance Certificate Program is suitable for legal, compliance, and other professionals who wish to deepen their knowledge and credentials in the vital and rapidly developing field of privacy and cybersecurity compliance.

Bonus: Participants in the Data Privacy and Security Compliance Certificate Program can also register at no cost (a savings of $250) for one of the two Certified Information Privacy Professional / US (CIPP / US) Bootcamp to be held virtually on Friday, March 5, 2021 and Friday, June 25. Participants choose one date to attend.


The certificate program is designed for professionals from a wide cross-section of industry sectors, including healthcare, financial services and insurance, technology, marketing, and many others. The curriculum will provide a strong foundation for those in a wide range of roles requiring privacy expertise, including risk, marketing, IT and data security professionals, general counsel, and law firm partners and associates.

To learn more about this program, contact Cathy Finizio at [email protected] or 973-642-8382.

Know the Laws and Risks - Compliance Certificate in 4 days. Earn your certificate in Data Privacy Compliance at Seton Hall Law in a program designed to provide essential knowledge for all professionals and organization types.


June 15-18, 2021 | Virtual

This intensive four (4) day program for Data Privacy Compliance is designed to:

  1. Promote a deep understanding of key aspects of U.S. federal and state regulatory frameworks, including business impacts due to recent legislation such as CCPA
  2. Provide an in-depth analysis of key international regulatory frameworks and requirements, including GDPR
  3. Develop an ability to assess risks and redesign business practices that may violate current or anticipated regulatory requirements
  4. Provide an in-depth discussion of data breaches, including recent litigation and case studies on management of breach response
  5. Offer a deep-dive analysis into the privacy and cyber security risks presented by third party relationships
  6. Promote an understanding of the nexus between privacy and cyber security and provide insights into the threat landscape related to these issues
  7. Highlight the potential impacts of emerging technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  8. Learn foundational principles of Privacy By Design and methods to incorporate them into key business practices
  9. Facilitate networking and professional growth

Program Agenda

(Final agenda will be published sixty days prior to program start.)

Day 1 Topics

  1. Importance of Privacy Protection & Privacy Laws
  2. Legal Foundational Overview & Data Lifecycle
  3. US Federal & State Legal Requirements for Data Privacy
  4. Cybersecurity
    1. Legal requirements & risk management tools
    2. Types of policies

Day 2 Topics

  1. International Privacy Laws
  2. Risk Assessment/Privacy Impact Assessments
    1. Creating Data Inventories & Data Maps
    2. Privacy Impact Assessment Components/Structure & Risk Tools/Methods
  3. Chief Privacy Officer Panel (multi-industry): Emerging Trends

Day 3 Topics

  1. Current US Privacy Legal Landscape
  2. Privacy in a Pandemic
  3. Privacy & Social Media
  4. Seven Foundational Principles of Privacy by Design
  5. Interactive Case Study/Tabletop – Privacy By Design

Day 4 Topics

  1. Keynote Speaker
  2. Privacy & Healthcare: Deep Dive into HIPAA
  3. 3rd Party Privacy Risk
  4. Data Breach Management
    1. Overview
    2. Interactive Case Study

Cost & Registration

Individual Registration: $2000.

Bonus: Register now and receive one complimentary enrollment in Seton Hall Law's Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) Bootcamp, an online crash course in the content covered by the CIPP/US exam. CIPP Bootcamp is scheduled for March 5, 2021 and again on June 25, 2021. Choose preferred date of attendance while registering for the Data Privacy and Security Compliance Certificate Program.

Discounts are available for Seton Hall Law School alums and groups sending three or more people to the program. Only one discount per registration.

Continuing Education

CPE pending.

CLE pending.

Program Board Members and Confirmed Faculty

Seton Hall Law School has collaborated with experts in data privacy and cybersecurity to develop relevant, engaging curriculum and session topics for the inaugural Data Privacy and Security Compliance Certificate Program: A Deep Dive into Global Privacy Laws, Compliance Strategies & Case Studies. Our speakers include government officials, in-house and outside counsel, legal scholars, compliance officers, and trusted industry advisors.