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Privacy Engineer

Nanodegree Program

Master the job-ready skills you need to be a successful privacy engineer and start turning privacy requirements into technical realities.

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04Days06Hrs56Min23Sec

  • Estimated time
    2 Months

    At 5 hours/week

  • Enroll by
    September 28, 2022

    Get access to the classroom immediately upon enrollment

  • Prerequisites
    Python and SQL

What you will learn

  1. Privacy Engineer

    Estimated 2 months to complete

    Master the skills necessary to become a successful privacy engineer. Learn to create technical solutions and implement privacy principles by integrating Privacy-by-Design into product development, data infrastructure, and software release lifecycles.

    Prerequisite knowledge

    1. Privacy Engineering for User-Facing Software Applications

      Get a practical introduction to privacy-focused software engineering that teaches you the principles and tools of data protection in the software world. Some topics covered include data minimization, personal information detection, as well as technical implementations of aspects of privacy legislation.

    2. Organizational Privacy Engineering

      Privacy engineering isn’t all technical—it requires a culture of privacy to be built into organizations. This course outlines the fundamentals of privacy that are critical to implement into an organization.

All our programs include:

  • Real-world projects from industry experts

    With real-world projects and immersive content built in partnership with top-tier companies, you’ll master the tech skills companies want.

  • Technical mentor support

    Our knowledgeable mentors guide your learning and are focused on answering your questions, motivating you, and keeping you on track.

  • Career services

    You’ll have access to Github portfolio review and LinkedIn profile optimization to help you advance your career and land a high-paying role.

  • Flexible learning program

    Tailor a learning plan that fits your busy life. Learn at your own pace and reach your personal goals on the schedule that works best for you.

Program offerings

  • Class content

    • Real-world projects
    • Project reviews
    • Project feedback from experienced reviewers
  • Student services

    • Technical mentor support
    • Student community
  • Career services

    • Github review
    • LinkedIn profile optimization

Succeed with personalized services.

We provide services customized for your needs at every step of your learning journey to ensure your success.

Get timely feedback on your projects.

  • Personalized feedback
  • Unlimited submissions and feedback loops
  • Practical tips and industry best practices
  • Additional suggested resources to improve
  • 1,400+

    project reviewers

  • 2.7M

    projects reviewed

  • 88/100

    reviewer rating

  • 1.1 hours

    avg project review turnaround time

Mentors available to answer your questions.

  • Support for all your technical questions
  • Questions answered quickly by our team of technical mentors
  • 1,400+

    technical mentors

  • 0.85 hours

    median response time

Learn with the best.

Learn with the best.

  • Mihir Patil

    Technical Lead, Privacy & Civil Liberties Engineering

    Mihir has worked with customers like the World Food Programme, multinational pharmaceutical and telecommunications companies, as well as organizations in the U.S. defense space to implement technical solutions for protecting individual liberties.

  • Richard Phung

    INFORMATION SECURITY ANALYST

    Richard is an SSCP, CISSP, and CIPP/US with over a decade of enterprise systems administration experience, working with businesses to meet the demands of a continually evolving threat landscape. Richard holds a BA in Psychology from Hendrix College and a Master's of Education from Lesley University.

  • Dante Avery

    Director of Security

    Dante Avery is a Principal Engineering Manager at Microsoft, where he leads the Security, Privacy and Compliance team for Yammer. He formerly worked as an Application Security Engineer at Scottrade, where he performed security assessments. He has a Bachelor in Computer Science from University of Missouri - St. Louis.

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    How to create technical solutions and implement privacy principles by utilizing Privacy-by-Design principles.
  • Average Time

    On average, successful students take 2 months to complete this program.
  • Benefits include

    • Real-world projects from industry experts
    • Technical mentor support
    • Career services

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