Tom Vincent

Tom C. Vincent II, CRCM, CIPP/US Achieves National Recognition as a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States

Data powers the information economy and the risks associated with it continue to skyrocket as recent events have shown. Data breach, identity theft, loss of customer trust—these are the threats to organizations of all sizes, in all sectors, in today’s marketplace. For more than 10 years, the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) program by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) has been recognized as the world’s preeminent credential in the business of privacy.  Achieving a CIPP/US credential demonstrates understanding of a principles-based framework and knowledge base in information privacy within the U.S. context. Individuals with CIPP training help organizations around the world bolster compliance and risk mitigation practices, and arms practitioners with the insight needed to add more value to their businesses.

By investing the time and resources to become a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States, Tom Vincent offers clients a unique level of expertise in the legal cybersecurity field. Since 2015 when GableGotwals formalized its cybersecurity and data privacy practice areas, Tom has been assisting clients in safeguarding and protecting data. Our attorneys also assist clients in identifying and fulfilling their responsibilities should such data be breached.

Tom has significant experience in banking, financial services, and trust company compliance, having served as Chief Compliance Officer, HIPAA Security Officer, and Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Officer.  As both a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager and CIPP/US, Tom’s hands-on industry experience in areas such as data security, policy development, and employee training helps him guide clients though the myriad of state and federal laws, regulations and requirements to help them achieve compliance through solutions tailored to their particular circumstances and protect them from potential lawsuits and regulatory action.

The 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. Through CIPP, the IAPP offers the most encompassing, up-to-date and sought-after global training and certification program for privacy and data protection.