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Your Data Protection Competency Starts Here


Data Protection
Excellence Network

Straits Interactive leads the Data Protection Excellence (DPEX) Network, a network of like-minded organisations and institutions involved in the advancement of data protection / privacy in Asia and countries with developing data protection laws. The DPEX Network aims to be a regional hub providing leadership, best practices, training, research and support for all things surrounding data privacy from an operational perspective.
Sign up as a member and get free access to news, webinars, blog articles, research papers and videos clips covering data protection in the region.

The Centre has training and research partnerships with renowned universities such as:

We are also the authorised training provider for:

  • Singapore Management University - Academy

  • International Islamic University of Malaysia

  • PECB

  • IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals)

  • EXIN

  • OCEG



​(Includes DPO Hands-on Training)

  • Basic

  • Enhanced

  • Premium (Inhouse)

  • Premium (support)

Data Protection-as-a-Service

Many countries in the world have either amended or introduced new data protection laws.requiring the appointment of a data protection officer (DPO) to ensure operational compliance with local laws. 

Let our integrated data protection services which include everything you need to train and support your DPO to set up data protection management programme and sustain it with our advisory support. 

Advanced Certificates and Diplomas

Enhance your credibility and data protection qualifications with advanced certificates leading to an advanced diploma run jointly by Straits Interactive and well-known tertiary institutions such as Singapore Management University (available through the Data Protection Excellence Network)


  • Advanced Certificate in Data Protection Operational Excellence

  • Advanced Certificate in Data Protection Principles

  • Advanced Diploma in Data Protection

  • Advanced Certificate in Governance, Risk Management and Data Compliance


  • Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM)

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP)

  • Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) Governance

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional Asia (CIPP/A)

  • Certified Information Privacy Profession Europe (CIPP/E)

  • Risk Management & Compliance Professional (GRCP)

International Certifications

Achieve international recognition as a data protection and governance expert - whether you are a DPO, info-comm or legal professional - through professional certification bodies from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), OCEG and EXIN.


  • Certified Data Protection Practitioner (ASEAN) Programme (CDPP)

  • Certified Data Governance Practitioner Programme (CDGP)

  • Integrated Data Privacy Professional Hands-On Training (IDPP)

Certified Practitioner Programmes

Develop a high level of expertise in Data Protection and Data Governance, with in-depth training and an opportunity to gain hands-on experience. Walk away with a recognised certification that validates your professional capabilities.

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