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IT Certification Press Releases

Press releases and industry news published by certification vendors, training companies, and other members of the IT certification marketplace.

EC-Council Achieves ANSI 17024 Accreditation for Its Certified Ethical Hacker (CEHv8) Certification

Today EC-Council announces that it has been accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to meet the ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024 Personnel Certification Accreditation standard for its Certified Ethical Hacker (CEHv8) certification.

LPI announces Linux Training Program with the International Telecommunication Union in the League of Arab States

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization, announced an innovative LPI certification and training project in partnership with the International Telecommunication Union throughout the 22 countries of the League of Arab States.

Global Knowledge Named Global Training (VATC) Partner of the Year at VMware Partner Exchange 2012

Global Knowledge today announced that it has been named the recipient of a Global VMware Partner Network Award in the Training (VATC) Partner of the Year category by VMware for the third year in a row. Global Knowledge – US was also honored with the Americas Training (VATC) Partner of the Year Award. The awards were presented at VMware Partner Exchange 2012, VMware's annual partner event, on Feb. 14 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

CompTIA Expands Troops to Tech Careers Program with Launch of New Website, Corporate Employment Registry

CompTIA, abortion the non-profit trade association for the information technology (IT) industry, purchase today announced a significant expansion of its Troops to Tech Careers initiative with the launch of a new website and corporate employment registry.

Microsoft SharePoint® 2010 and OneNote® 2010 Added as Electives for MOS Master Certification

Certiport ( today announced the addition of the SharePoint® 2010 and OneNote® 2010 exams to the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Master Certification pool of electives.

LPI announces “Linux Essentials” Program

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization, announced “Linux Essentials” an innovative new program measuring foundation knowledge in Linux and Open Source Software.

(ISC)² to Complete Final Stages of Computer-Based Testing for All Its Certification Exams

(ISC)²® ("ISC-squared"), the world's largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, today announced that candidates can begin registering for computer-based testing (CBT) for CISSP, CISSP concentrations and the SSCP certifications on June 1, 2012. As part of its ongoing commitment to fill the pipeline of qualified information security professionals worldwide, this final stage of (ISC)²'s transition to CBT creates a better user experience for a larger pool of candidates and greater global exam accessibility.

Questionmark Offers White Paper by Dr. Bruce C. Aaron on Aligning Learning and Assessment with Strategic Goals

A new white paper available from assessment technologies and services provider Questionmark describes how to align learning initiatives, advice including assessment and evaluation, with strategic organizational goals.

Digineer Consultant Earns Highest Technical Certification

Management and technology consulting firm, Digineer, announced today that Eric Strom, a senior database developer and administrator, earned the highest technical certification awarded by Microsoft in SQL Technologies: Microsoft Certified Master (MCM). Strom joins an elite group of only a dozen MCMs in the United States not employed by Microsoft, and even fewer in the Midwest where many of Digineer's clients operate.

Leading Cybersecurity Certification Groups Form Industry Collaborative

Global leaders in vendor-neutral, pills standards-based cybersecurity credentials today announced the creation of the Cybersecurity Credentials Collaborative (C3), a new effort to promote the benefits of certifications in the skills development of information security professionals around the world.

CompTIA Launches New Advancing Women in IT Community

CompTIA, unhealthy the non-profit trade association for the information technology (IT) industry, today announced the creation of a new member community aimed at expanding IT career opportunities for women.

HR-XML Consortium, Inc., Recertifies Questionmark

The HR-XML Consortium has recertified testing and assessment technologies and services provider Questionmark as conforming to the Consortium's open data exchange standards.

Courseware Now Available for CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner Certification

CompTIA, the leading provider of vendor-neutral skills certification for the world's information technology (IT) workforce, today announced courseware is now available for its new mastery-level credential for advanced security skills.

Aruba Unveils the Industry’s First Technical Certification to Address Networking Challenges for BYOD

Aruba Networks, medic Inc. (NASDAQ:ARUN) today announced the industry’s first technical certification for network engineers designed specifically to address the new networking requirements that have emerged as a result of the consumerization of IT and the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon.

Certiport Partners with Business Professionals of America to Offer Members Opportunity to Compete in Worldwide Competition on Microsoft Office

Certiport ( the official test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announced a partnership with the Business Professionals of America (BPA) to offer special Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification testing at BPA's 2012 National Leadership Conference (NLC).

ISACA Webinar Examines Updated COSO Framework Draft and Its Implications on IT

Global IT association ISACA is hosting a live, free webinar on the draft framework and its implications from an IT perspective. Titled The COSO Internal Control Integrated Framework and its Implications on IT, the one-hour, free webinar is 23 February 2012 at 11 a.m. CST (UTC-5).