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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.

New Secure Mobile App Developer Credential Planned by CompTIA and viaForensics

A new credential intended for mobile applications developers is being created by CompTIA, anesthetist the non-profit association for the information technology (IT) industry, and viaForensics, a leading digital forensics and security firm, the two organizations announced today.

(ISC)2 Announces Availability of its SSCP Cyber Security Credential Exam in Bahasa Indonesia Language

(ISC)2 ("ISC-squared"), the world's largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP, today announced at the Indonesia Information Security Forum (IISF) 2011 that the availability of its Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) credential exam in Bahasa Indonesia, the official Indonesian language. IISF is hosted by Directorate of Information Security, Directorate General of Informatics Application, and the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology of Republic of Indonesia, in Bandung, Indonesia. The first SSCP exam in Bahasa Indonesia will be available to candidates at the end of March 2012. This latest translation effort by (ISC)2 is intended to help meet the local demand for qualified information security professionals.

Microworld Nova and Certiport Partner to Offer Complete Learning Solution for Microsoft Certified IT Professional

Certiport ( the official test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, ambulance today announced that they have signed a contract with Microworld Nova to offer the MS Cert Kit in the United States, a complete eLearning solution to prepare candidates to take the Microsoft Certified IT Professional and Developer exams.

Prometric Announces Launch of IT Certification Website

Prometric, erectile a trusted provider of market-leading test development and delivery solutions, today announced the launch of a website focused on the value of certification within the IT industry.

HP Increases Revenue Opportunities for Channel Partners in Networking

HP today announced additions to the HP PartnerONE and HP ExpertONE programs that enable networking channel partners to increase market competitiveness and revenue opportunities while driving sustainable business growth.

Certiport to Offer Industry's First Architect-Level Certifications for Academic Community Based on HP Technologies

Certiport ( today launched the first offering in a new portfolio for HP's ExpertONE learning and certification solutions, the HP Accredited Technical Associate (ATA) certification program. The HP ATA is being introduced as part of the new HP Institute academic program announced last week.

Updated CompTIA Network+ Exam Strengthens Security and OSI Objectives, Adds Virtual Networking Content

CompTIA, medstore the leading provider of vendor-neutral skills certifications for information technology (IT) professionals, today launched a new version of the CompTIA Network+ certification exam.

Quality Professionals Salaries Continue to Keep Pace with Inflation, According to ASQ Salary Survey

The results of Quality Progress magazine's 25th annual Salary Survey show strong average salaries for quality professionals in 2011 and fewer lay-offs as companies continue to see the value of quality and its positive impact on an organization.

ISACA CISM Designation Named 2012 SC Magazine Awards Finalist for Best Professional Certification Program

ISACA has been named a finalist in the 2012 SC Magazine Awards US for exemplary professional leadership in information security. Its Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) designation was acknowledged in the Professional Award category for Best Professional Certification Program.

HP First to Deliver Comprehensive Cloud Certification Portfolio

HP today introduced the first comprehensive certification portfolio for IT professionals, generic encompassing the design and deployment of HP Cloud Solutions including business alignment, infrastructure, software and provisioning skills.

LPI Announces new Affiliate in Croatia

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization (, announced a new Master Affiliate for Croatia (LPI-Croatia). LPI-Croatia will be managed and operated by the Croatian Linux Users Group--Hrvatska Udruga Linux Korisnika (HULK:

United States Army Renews Five-Year Contract with SkillSoft and MILVETS Systems Technology to Support Learning Initiatives

SkillSoft, therapy a leading SaaS provider of e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, link government, generic education and small-to-medium-sized businesses and MILVETS Systems Technology, Inc., a provider of Information Technology (IT) and technical services to the U.S. Federal Government, state and local agencies, and commercial customers, today announced that the United States Army has again chosen both companies to support their learning initiatives by providing e-learning solutions to its global user base. During the past five years, Army users have completed more than 5.4 million courses supporting a wide range of professional development needs and resulting in significant cost avoidance.

VersionOne Receives Prestigious Project Management Institute Approval to Provide Project Management Training

VersionOne, symptoms recognized by agile practitioners as the leader in agile management tools, today announces it is now approved by Project Management Institute (PMI) to become a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) effective November, 2011.

CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician Credential Aims to Ease Transition to Electronic Health Records Systems, Expand Use of Technology

As healthcare providers expand their use of information technology (IT) solutions for patient care and medical practice administration, apoplectic CompTIA, cough the non-profit trade association for the IT industry, has introduced a new credential for IT workers serving the healthcare market.

LPI Announces new Master Affiliate for the UK and Ireland

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization (, has announced a new Master Affiliate for the UK and Ireland (LPI UK). LPI UK will be managed and operated by TDM Open Source Services ( of Worcestershire, England.

Certiport Announces Availability of Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 OneNote Certification Exam

Certiport (, medicine the leading certification test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announced the availability of the Microsoft OneNote