About the certification


The ISO/IEC 29151 establishes control objectives, controls and guidelines for implementing controls, to meet the requirements identified by a risk and impact assessment related to the protection of personally identifiable information (PII).
The Personal Data Protection Foundation (ISO/IEC 29151) is a certification intended for IT professionals seeking to validate their knowledge of the ISO/IEC 29151.

This exam includes topics such as terms and definitions, normative references, Objective for the protection of PII, Requirement for the protection of PII, Controls, Information security policies, Cryptography, Physical and environmental security, Operations security, Communications security, System acquisition, development and maintenance, Supplier relationships, Information security incident management, Information security aspects of business continuity management, Compliance, and the Extended control set for PII protection (ISO/IEC 29100).

The Personal Data Protection Foundation (ISO/IEC 29151) certification exam is an online, closed-book, and remotely-proctored exam. It includes 40 questions and the passing score is 70%. You will have 60 minutes to complete the exam. Validate your knowledge of the ISO/IEC 29151 and advance your career. Register for your online exam now!

Exam details


Exam code

ITC-058

Launch date

September 30, 2020

Exam description

The Personal Data Protection Foundation (ISO/IEC 29151) exam tests the candidate knowledge of the ISO/IEC 29151.

Current version

1.0

Exam format

Multiple choice and True/False; computer-based; closed book (online proctored exam)

Number of questions

40 questions

Passing score

70% (28 out of 40)

Exam duration

60 minutes

Level

Foundation

Languages

Available only in English

Exam description

This exam includes topics such as terms and definitions, normative references, Objective for the protection of PII, Requirement for the protection of PII, Controls, Information security policies, Cryptography, Physical and environmental security, Operations security, Communications security, System acquisition, development and maintenance, Supplier relationships, Information security incident management, Information security aspects of business continuity management, Compliance, and the Extended control set for PII protection (ISO/IEC 29100).

RECOMMENDED HOURS OF STUDY

16 hours

BLOOM'S TAXONOMY

Level 1 (Remembering), Level 2 (Understanding) and Level 3 (Applying)

Recommended reading

• ISO/IEC 29151:2017 Information technology - Security techniques - Code of practice for personally identifiable information protection

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this certification

Recommended experience

Six months of work experience in Privacy

Validity period

Lifetime

Cost

$100 USD

How to get certified


1

Browse our certification programs and choose your certification.

2

Discover the exam objectives and prepare for your exam.

3

Register for your online proctored exam.

4

Take your online proctored exam in the comfort of your home or office.

5

Congratulations! You are certified!

Stackable Certifications


Earn 4 certifications and receive an integrator certification (designation).

InfoSec Foundation (ISO/IEC 27001)

Privacy Foundation (ISO/IEC 29100)

Privacy Information Mgmt Foundation (ISO/IEC 27701)

GDPR Foundation (GDPRF)

Certified Privacy Officer (CPO)

DPO

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