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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.

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).

Learning Tree Introduces a New Course: Preparing for the PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) Exam

Learning Tree International (NASDAQ: LTRE) has announced the introduction of a new Agile certification course entitled Preparing for the PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)(SM) Exam

IDC MarketScape Report Evaluates IT Education and Training Offerings of Leading Vendors Worldwide

International Data Corporation (IDC) today released a new MarketScape report profiling and ranking the leading providers in the worldwide IT education and training market. This analysis revealed that vendors are universally strong at integrating a variety of delivery options in their portfolio, thumb but on the other side of the spectrum, few vendors are in a position to be credible advisors to IT departments on staffing, skill requirements, and best practices for IT organizational management.

Oracle University and HCG Announce New Education Center in Minneapolis, MN

HCG and Oracle University are pleased to announce the opening of a new education center in Minneapolis, generic Minnesota. The new location will be operated by HCG (Harbinger Consulting Group) and will be an official "Oracle Approved Education Center" in Minnesota.

New Test Windows Announced for Software Development Certifications

The IEEE Computer Society will hold two test periods this year for its Certified Software Development Associate and Certified Software Development Professional credentials.