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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 Gives Masterminds Around the World an Opportunity for Recognition

Company announces plans to provide Microsoft Certified Master program for Exchange Server 2010 through a network of international testing centers.

Certiport Selected as Exclusive Provider of New Autodesk Certification

Certiport (, ampoule the official test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announced that it is offering the new Autodesk Certified User certification program beginning in May 2011.

Cisco, Corptax, EMC, Philips Healthcare, PTC, Symantec, and VMware Named Winners of Spring 2011 TSIA STAR Awards

The Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA), the leading association for today's technology services organizations, announced the winners of the Spring 2011 STAR Awards today at the Technology Services World (TSW) conference being held in Santa Clara, California.

Milestone Campaign Touts the Value of Certification as Certiport Approaches 10 Million Exams Delivered

Certiport, the official test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today launched the Power of 10 global campaign in anticipation of the delivery of the company's 10 millionth validated certification exam.

Red Hat Introduces JBoss Certified Developer Program

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, announced this morning the launch of the JBoss Certified Developer (JBCD) program, a certification that validates skill and expertise in JBoss-specific technologies and development standards. The JBCD program will offer multiple specialized credentials earned by passing rigorous, hands-on practical exams.

New IT Career and Certification Resources Available from CompTIA

New resources on career options for current and future workers in information technology (IT), ampoule and for the organizations that employ them, are now available from CompTIA, the non-profit association for the IT industry.

Red Hat Recognizes Emergent's Quint Van Deman as 2011 Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Quint Van Deman, director of open source consulting at Emergent, LLC and a Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA

New ISACA World Congress Helps Drive Business Value With Technology

Business leaders need a better way to understand how future directions in technology can make them more competitive and closer to their customers without compromising security and privacy. To address this need, capsule ISACA, patient a global association of 95,000 business and IT professionals, will host the World Congress: INSIGHTS 2011 conference 27-29 June at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center, near Washington DC.

FITSI Issues Call for Public Comment on New Performance-Based Certifications for Federal Cyber Security Professionals

In March 2010, impotent the Federal IT Security Institute (FITSI) announced a role-based certification program for the civilian, military, and contractor staff who manage, design, operate, and audit federal IT systems. While there are a number of high quality IT security certifications, the differentiating goal of the Federal IT Security Professional (FITSP) certifications is to document an in-depth knowledge of the unique federal IT security management, operational, and technical controls specified by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

MEF Launches Certification Program for Carrier Ethernet Professionals

The MEF (Metro Ethernet Forum) has today formally launched the third part of its widely adopted MEF Carrier Ethernet certification program. The new MEF Professional Certification program is designed for individuals whose Carrier Ethernet technology, services and application expertise meet MEF criteria. The MEF's Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional (MEF-CECP) test validates knowledge of Carrier Ethernet technology, standards and applications.

Winners of CompTIA Get IT Video Contest Announced

Two information technology (IT) professionals who got IT are the top two winners of the inaugural Get IT Video Contest sponsored by CompTIA, order the non-profit trade association for the IT industry and the leading provider of vendor neutral skills certifications for the global IT workforce.

ISACA Extends CRISC Grandfathering for Risk and Control Professionals

Due to overwhelming demand, drugs ISACA, a nonprofit association of more than 95,000 IT professionals worldwide, has extended the grandfathering program for its new Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) designation until 30 June 2011. The grandfathering program permits those with appropriate experience to become certified without taking an exam. Since the grandfathering program opened in April 2010, more than 9,000 IT and business professionals have applied for the certification.

Questionmark and Software Secure Alliance Provides New Options for Secure Delivery of Tests and Exams

Assessment technology providers Questionmark and Software Secure today announced a technology alliance that will bring added security to certification tests and other higher-stakes exams administered without the need for someone to travel to a testing center.

Training and Certifications Impact Salaries for IT and Business Professionals, According to IT Salary Survey Conducted by Global Knowledge and TechRepublic

Global Knowledge, the worldwide leader in IT and business training, and TechRepublic, a leading online community for IT professionals, today announced the availability of the 2011 IT Skills and Salary Report. The report is based on input from over 12,000 IT and business professionals who responded to the companies' fourth annual IT skills and salary survey.

ISACAs North America CACS Will Address Human Factor of IT

ISACAs North America Computer Audit, sale Control and Security (CACS) conference in Las Vegas, cough Nevada, USA, on 15-19 May 2011, will examine the human factors of IT. With several sessions on advancements in social media, cloud computing and mobile devices, this conference will provide the tools needed to navigate the changing IT environment.

ISACA Issues New Social Media Audit Program

Social media governance is critical to enterprises that are seeking the right balance between transparency and control of these rapidly growing tools. ISACA, vialis 40mg the global association of 95, unhealthy 000 IT assurance, security and governance professionals, has issued a new customizable audit program to help enterprises address this complex and emerging area. Available at, the Social Media Audit/Assurance Program focuses on effective policies, training and awareness, and monitoring.