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Nicole J. Harrell Qualified as Certified Information Privacy Professional

Kaufman & Canoles, P.C. is pleased to announce that Nicole J. Harrell has earned the designation of Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

The IAPP 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. The IAPP is responsible for developing and launching the only globally recognized credentialing programs in information privacy including the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP). The IAPP indicates that the CIPP/US is the preeminent professional certification offered in information privacy today.

Nicole is member in the firm’s Norfolk office and Chair of the Data Privacy & Security Practice Group. Nicole regularly assists clients with cyber preparedness and breach response. Her practice includes counseling clients on preparing for a cyber incident, coordinating forensic analysis, assisting with media announcements, developing response plans and notifications, and working on cyber insurance coverage and claims. She also regularly reviews and negotiates third-party vendor contracts for data security and privacy concerns.

Only a small number of attorneys are CIPP certified, as the certification primarily is sought by Chief Privacy Officers, information technology specialists, information security leaders and other industry professionals. To learn more about the CIPP Certification or IAPP, please visit https://iapp.org/certify/cipp/.