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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.

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.

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.