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CIPS' Crowdfunding Campaign Ends August 22nd - Please Help Support Professionalism and Ethics in IT

Take the CIPS Ethics Exam and Donate to CIPS and our initiatives focused on promoting Professionalism and Ethics in IT!

In the wake of HeartBleed and the numerous recent privacy breaches that have created growing concerns, the need for professionalism and ethics in IT has never been higher.

We live in a highly connected world where technology has become the central nervous system of our modern society. Technology has changed our world for the better, but technology also has fantastic potential for misuse as far too regularly witnessed. Technology professionals and future business leaders must therefore actively contribute and commit to ethical conduct regarding the data, systems, and IP they influence.

We kindly ask that you demonstrate your support for Ethics and Professionalism in IT by:

  1. Taking the new CIPS IT Ethics Exam and:
    •  Learn about the principles of the CIPS Code of Ethics
    • Gain skills and confidence in dealing with issues related to professionalism and ethics by navigating through hypothetical situations
  2. Donating and supporting the CIPS Ethics Exam and CIPS projects focused on promoting and aiding Professionalism and Ethics in the IT Profession and Industry

- Click Here to Donate -

Donations will go to:

  • The CIPS Ethics Exam – Take the Free exam and obtain the “CIPS Certificate of Completion of the Ethics in Computing and IT Exam
    • Although there is no cost to take the Exam, CIPS greatly appreciates a donation of any amount to contribute to its sustainability and ongoing development
  • CIPS projects focused on promoting and aiding Professionalism and Ethics in the IT Profession and Industry


As a thank you for your donation CIPS Supports will receive the following:

  • Listing on the CIPS website as a “CIPS Supporter
  • Listing in “Directory of CIPS IT Ethics Exam Certificate Holders” (If Ethics Exam Completed)
  • A CIPS Coffee Mug
  • The first 3 donators who contribute $500 or more will receive a Cisco TelePresence PrecisionHD USB Camera(Donated by Cisco)


To take the CIPS Ethics Exam go to:

To donate go to:

Thank you for you Support!



About the CIPS Ethics Exam:

As part of CIPS’ mandate to establish Information Technology (IT) as a profession, CIPS has identified a need for testing knowledge and understanding of ethics in computing and IT.

A common testing methodology was developed, relevant to all IT professionals regardless of domain or technical specialization or occupation. The online exam, which is now mandatory for I.