Morris Polich & Purdy Cyber Attorneys Earn CIPP/US Certification

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 03, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Morris Polich & Purdy LLP is pleased to announce that two Senior Associates, Arabelle Aportadera-Torres and Wendi J. Frisch have earned the Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) credential through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Aportadera-Torres and Frisch are members of MPP’s Cyber, Privacy and Data Security practice group and are conversant with the mounting privacy and data security challenges that companies and organizations face. The team handles a variety of privacy and data protection matters, which include evaluating risks, developing policies and strategies, litigation regarding state and federal laws, and providing tools to meet compliance needs.

Privacy professionals are the arbiters of trust in today’s data-driven global economy. They help organizations manage rapidly evolving privacy threats and mitigate the potential loss and misuse of information assets. The IAPP is the first organization to publicly establish standards in professional education and testing for privacy and data protection. IAPP privacy certification is internationally recognized as a reputable, independent program that professionals seek and employers demand.

The CIPP is the global standard in privacy certification. Developed and launched by the IAPP with leading subject matter experts, the CIPP is the world’s first broad-based global privacy and data protection credentialing program. The CIPP/US demonstrates a strong foundation in U.S. private-sector privacy laws and regulations and understanding of the legal requirements for the responsible transfer of sensitive personal data to/from the U.S., the EU and other jurisdictions. Aportadera-Torres and Frisch join the ranks of more than 5,000 professionals worldwide who currently hold one or more IAPP certifications.

“Arabelle and Wendi obtaining the CIPP/US credential is a great accomplishment. The knowledge they have gained through the certification process adds further depth to the services the team provides clients on both how to avoid and deal with privacy and security issues,” said Cyber, Privacy and Data Security Group leader, Timothy Toohey.

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