About the certification


The IT Security and Privacy Foundation is a certification intended for IT Professionals seeking to validate their knowledge of IT Security and Privacy.

The exam includes topics such as IT Security and Privacy terminology, The ISO/IEC 27000 family of International Standards, The ISO/IEC 29100 (Privacy framework), Data Privacy Laws and Regulations (The GDPR (Material andTerritorial scope, Definitions, Principles, Rights of the data subject, Controller and processor, Data Protection Officer, Transfers of personal data to third countries or international organizations, Supervisory Authorities, and Penalties), The PIPEDA (PIPEDA fair information principles), The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), and the Brazilian General Data Protection Law (LGPD)), Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA), and Privacy by Design.

The IT Security and Privacy Foundation certification exam is an online, closed-book, and remotely-proctored exam. It includes 40 multiple-choice questions and the passing score is 70%. You will have 60 minutes to complete the exam. Validate your knowledge of IT Security and Privacy and advance your career. Register for your online proctored exam now!



 IT Security and Privacy

Exam details


Exam code

ITC-063

Launch date

June 19, 2021

Exam description

The IT Security and Privacy Foundation exam tests the candidate knowledge in IT Security and Privacy.

Current version

1.0

Exam format

Multiple choice question; closed book; online proctored exam

Number of questions

40 questions

Passing score

70% (28 out of 40)

Exam duration

60 minutes

Level

Foundation

Languages

English and Portuguese (Brazilian)

Exam description

IT Security and Privacy terminology, The ISO/IEC 27000 family of International Standards, The ISO/IEC 29100 (Privacy framework), Data Privacy Laws and Regulations (The GDPR (Material andTerritorial scope, Definitions, Principles, Rights of the data subject, Controller and processor, Data Protection Officer, Transfers of personal data to third countries or international organizations, Supervisory Authorities, and Penalties), The PIPEDA (PIPEDA fair information principles), The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), and the Brazilian General Data Protection Law (LGPD)), Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA), and Privacy by Design.

RECOMMENDED HOURS OF STUDY

16 hours

Bloom's Taxonomy

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

Recommended reading

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this certification

Recommended experience

Six months of work experience in Privacy and Data Protection

Validity period

Lifetime

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 5 certifications and receive an integrator certification (designation).

Risk Management Foundation (ISO 31000)

Business Continuity Management Foundation (ISO 22301)

IT Governance Foundation (ISO/IEC 38500)

IT Security and Privacy Foundation

Compliance Management Foundation (ISO/IEC 37301)

Certified Governance, Risk and Compliance Officer

Frequently Asked Questions


  • How much does an Itcerts certification exam cost?

    All exams are available for $120 USD each. Prices may vary slightly by region and currency exchange rates.

  • Are there any prerequisites to take the exams?

    There are no prerequisites to take the exams. Itcerts recommends that candidates have at least six months of work experience in the area that the certification covers.

  • What is the exam retake policy?

    If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on the first attempt, there is no waiting period between the first and the second attempt. If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on the second attempt, the candidate must wait at least 7 days before retaking the exam for a third time. A candidate may not take a given exam any more than three times per year (12 months).

  • How do I register for an Online Proctored Exam?

    Visit the Online Proctored Exam registration page to find complete instructions.

  • Are there any mandatory training to take an exam?

    Training is recommended as part of your certification preparation, but it is not mandatory.

  • Which languages are the exams available in?

    Our exams are currently available in English and Portuguese (Brazilian).

  • Where can I take the exams?

    Exams are delivered online (Online Proctored Exams) and can be taken from anywhere in the world.

  • Do the Itcerts certifications expire?

    Itcerts certifications are considered good-for-life and do not expire.

  • How can a potential employer verify my certifications?

    Your employer can verify your certification on our certification verification page. Your certification number will be needed in order to process the verification.

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