Foundation in Privacy Enhancing Techniques

Foundation in Privacy Enhancing Techniques – This certification is a foundation in Multi-Party Computation (MPC), Fully Homomorphic Encryption (FHE), Zero-Knowledge (ZK) and Differential Privacy (DP). For those who need to know and understand the basics, with a view to becoming a Practitioner. Online training hours: 20-25 hours (3-4 days).


Level: Foundation
Training: Optional

Certification Suitability

Foundation in Privacy Enhancing Techniques – for those who need to know and understand the basics of Privacy Enhancing Techniques with a view to becoming a Practitioner or with a need to work effectively with Practitioners.  Expected training hours:  20-25 hours (3-4 days).

A certified Foundation in using Privacy Enhancing Techniques candidate has proficiency in the analysis practices and technology concepts that support the development of solutions and services using Privacy Enhancing Techniques.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explain the difference between Multi-Party Computation (MPC) and Fully Homomorphic Encryption (FHE)

  • Discuss the high-level principles and security models underlying a Privacy Enhancing Techniques such as MP

  • Describe the fundamental characteristics of different MPC technologies (Yao circuit vs LSSS) relate them to a business situation in which Privacy Enhancing Techniques are needed

  • Understand the limitations of Differential Privacy (DP), and why it complements secure computation.

Who is the Foundation in Privacy Enhancing Techniques designed for?

Strategic Decision Makers, CEOs, C-Suite, Board members, VPs, Product Managers who want to develop an understanding of the Privacy Enhancing Techniques underlying their business, or how Privacy Enhancing Techniques we can used.

Recruiters, Hiring Professionals, Hiring Line Managers - Who want hiring managers to know the language and detail within the subject matter to be able to evaluate candidates, understand their skills set and what they are capable of

Investors, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Angel Investors - Who want investors to be able to evaluate and understand businesses using or seeking to use Privacy Enhancing Techniques.

Enterprise architects, architects, public policy professionals - Those who are interested in Privacy Enhancing Techniques as a capability to support their current role and future career.

Privacy Enhancing Technique users - Those who need to understand the framework, structure, processes and language used in Privacy Enhancing Techniques in order to work effectively with those building or designing such systems for use in an organisation.


  • 1.5 hour
  • 50
  • Multiple Choice
  • 80
  • Foundation
  • 3
  • English