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Jonathan Matkowsky, VP, RiskIQ Has Earned CIPT Certification

SAN FRANCISCO – April 30, 2018 – Jonathan Matkowsky, VP, RiskIQ has earned the ANSI-accredited Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) credential through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Jonathan provides ongoing advice on incident response, cybersecurity-related policies and developments, programs, and governance structures, end-user policies, information security, privacy, and corporate IP.

Many technology professionals are the arbiters of trust in today’s data-driven global economy. Those who manage personal data help organizations address rapidly evolving privacy threats and mitigate the potential loss and misuse of information assets.

The CIPT is the global standard in privacy certification and the first and only certification of its kind worldwide. CIPT was developed and launched by the IAPP to meet the growing need that only tech pros can fillu2015securing data privacy at all stages of IT product and service lifecycles. Matkowsky joins the ranks of more than 10,000 professionals worldwide who currently hold one or more IAPP certifications.

“Securing data privacy at all stages of IT product and service lifecycles has never been more important, and the IAPP’s CIPT credentials meets the gold standard accredited by ANSI,” says Chris Kiernan, CTO and Co-Founder of RiskIQ.

About RiskIQ
RiskIQ is the leader in digital threat management, providing the most comprehensive discovery, intelligence, and mitigation of threats associated with an organization’s digital presence. With more than 75 percent of attacks originating outside the firewall, RiskIQ allows enterprises to gain unified insight and control over web, social and mobile exposures. Trusted by thousands of security analysts, RiskIQ’s platform combines advanced internet data reconnaissance and analytics to expedite investigations, understand digital attack surfaces, assess risk and take action to protect the business, brand and customers. Based in San Francisco, the company is backed by Summit Partners, Battery Ventures, Georgian Partners and MassMutual Ventures.

About the IAPP
The International Association of Privacy Professionals (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. More information about the IAPP is available at