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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.

Pay for IT skills and certifications continues its nearly yearlong slide

Pay awarded to workers for 524 IT skills and certifications they use on the job continued its downward slide between October and January according to the latest update of Foote Partners' IT Skills and Certifications Pay IndexTM (ITSCPI). The ITSCPI, which has surveyed and reported quarterly market values for individual IT skills since 1999, displayed a third straight quarter of losses for both certified and noncertified IT skills categories, a trend that began in April 2011.

CRISC Certification on the Rise as IT Professionals React to Radically Changing Landscape

More than 16, capsule 000 professionals have earned the CRISC (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) designation since it was introduced less than two years ago, there and the number continues to rise. This reflects a need among IT professionals to attain independent affirmation of their skill sets due to the radically changing IT and business landscape, says global nonprofit IT association ISACA.

Microsoft Announces 20th Anniversary of Microsoft Certifications

Expertise and passion for technology helped fuel the information technology revolution, shop changing the way people work, communicate and play. Today, as part of the 20th anniversary of Microsoft Certification celebration, Microsoft recognizes the more than 7 million people globally who are certified on Microsoft technology.

LPI Joins the Linux Foundation

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization (, announced that it had become a member of the Linux Foundation

Cisco Updates Wireless Certification Program Exams and Courses to Address Latest Advances in Wireless Networking Industry

Cisco today announced that it has updated the CCNA Wireless and CCNP Wireless Exams and Courses, stuff which provide job ready practical skills and knowledge to address the latest advances in the wireless networking industry.

CompTIA Storage+ Powered by SNIA Certification Launches Worldwide

A new exam and certification for information technology (IT) professionals working in the evolving and expanding data storage arena was introduced today by CompTIA and the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA).

ISACA Updates CISM Job Practice to Reflect Evolving IT Security Roles

To stay ahead of evolving IT security roles, ISACA's June 2012 Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) examination will be based on an updated job practice. The new CISM job practice is available at to help candidates prepare for the exam.

New Associate of (ISC)2 Programs for CSSLP and CAP Help Aspiring Professionals Prepare for Careers in Cyber Security

(ISC)("ISC-squared"), the world's largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP, today announced the expansion of the Associate of (ISC)program to include the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) and Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) credentials.

ExamForce Redefines Self-Study for IT Certifications with Release of ExamCoach

ExamCoach, abortion a new service launched by ExamForce, intends to turn the tables on "good intentions" and instead create successful actions by providing a host of services that are included with each exam preparation title.

(ISC)2 Announces Newly Elected 2012 Board of Directors

(ISC)2 ("ISC-squared"), the world's largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP, today announced the results of the election for its 2012 Board of Directors. The Board provides governance and oversight for the organization, grants certifications to qualifying candidates and enforces adherence to the (ISC) Code of Ethics.

Linux Professional Institute Hosts Exam Labs at SCALE 10X

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization, announced promotional exam labs for their Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) at the Southern California Linux Expo

DataCore Software Celebrates Holidays by Offering Free Storage Hypervisor to Microsoft Certified and System Center Professionals

DataCore Software, the industry's premier provider of storage virtualization software, announced today that in the spirit of the holiday season it will offer free license keys of its SANsymphony -V storage hypervisor to Microsoft Certified and System Center professionals. The not-for-resale (NFR) license keys

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.