CHARLESTON, S.C.—Womble Carlyle attorney Cameron Stoll has earned the Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) credential from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

The CIPP/US is the first and only accredited global certification offered in information privacy and is hailed as the preeminent professional credential in the field. The CIPP/US credential is accredited by the American National Standards Institute under the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 17024: 2012.

The CIPP/US credential indicates that a professional has knowledge, skills and abilities in privacy and data protection law and practice in the United States, including:

  • Information security and management, including data breach response;
  • U.S. private-sector privacy laws, such as those applicable to the medical, financial and educational industries like HIPAA, FACTA, Gramm-Leach Bliley, and Dodd-Frank;
  • FTC enforcement actions and regulation of telecommunications and marketing activities;
  • International data transfers;
  • Government access to private sector information; and
  • Workplace privacy laws and best practices.

The IAPP is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. Founded in 2000, the IAPP is a not-for-profit organization that helps define, support and improve the privacy profession globally.

Cameron Stoll is a member of Womble Carlyle’s Cyber and Data Privacy Team, which provides privacy general counsel services and assists clients with managed privacy services. The Cyber and Data Privacy Team works with clients to assess their privacy and data security obligations and current risk management programs and jointly develop a plan and controls to meet clients’ needs and add synergistic value. Stoll practices in the firm’s Charleston office.