Certified Data Privacy Solutions EngineerTM



Get in the spotlight by becoming an early adopter of ISACA®’s Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer™ (CDPSE™) certification! With increasing regulations on how data is collected and managed, organizations need to enhance the value of data while maintaining customer trust. CDPSE is the first experience-based, technical certification of its kind. It assesses a technology professional’s ability to implement privacy by design which results in privacy technology platforms and products that build trust and advance data privacy. CDPSE also assesses a data analyst/data scientist’s ability to manage the data lifecycle and advise technologists on privacy compliance and best data practices. CDPSE enables data scientists and privacy technologists with a common language and data science methodologies to improve the end user experience while preserving privacy and retaining trust.

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About the Certification

  • Assesses a technology professional’s ability to implement privacy by design to enable organizations to enhance privacy technology platforms and products that provide benefits to consumers, build trust and advance data privacy
  • CDPSE certification fills a gap and allows privacy technologists to demonstrate they understand the technical aspects of creating and managing privacy programs and solutions to ensure compliance and mitigate risk

Why Choose Us

  • KORNERSTONE is the Only Training Provider in Hong Kong
  • Unique Style of Training – real case studies analysis, mock exam & exam drill, small class teaching and explain profound theories in simple language
  • Experienced Trainer – Share Expertise with Practice Situation
  • Guaranteed Passing Scheme for Members
  • Eligible for RTTP Reimbursement

Training Outlines

  • Domain 1 — Privacy Governance (34%)
  • Domain 2 — Privacy Architecture (36%)
  • Domain 3 — Data Cycle (30%)

Training Highlights

  • 21-hour intensive examination preparation workshop
  • Conducted by renowned, experienced industrial expert
  • Real case study will be adopted with experience sharing
  • Eligible for 21 units of PDU / CPE

Examination Highlights

  • Candidates are able to schedule their exam for any available
    date/ time/ location within their 365-day eligibility period
  • Consists of 150 multiple choice questions in a 4-hour session
  • Candidate receives a score of less than 450 could not get a
    pass in the exam. There are no limits to the number of times a
    candidate can take the exam

Chartered Requirements

  • Successfully Pass the CDPSE Examination
  • A minimum of 3-years of professional implementation of technical privacy by design solutions, control or security work experience
  • Attain and report a minimum of one hundred and twenty (120) CPE hours for a three-year reporting period and attain and report an annual minimum of twenty (20) CPE hours



  • Former Managing Director of Cybersecurity APAC, Thales Critical Information and Cybersecurity Business Unit
  • Former Head of Professional Services for Verizon Business leading the Asia consulting practice specialized in delivering information security and other consulting services
  • Former Team Lead of HP Security Team
  • Project manager and team lead for many security assessment, governance and consultancy projects for Hong Kong Government agencies, large enterprises and major banking and financial customers within APAC region