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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.

Celebrate IT Pro Appreciation Week with CompTIA

IT industry and workforce says ‘Thank You’ to the professionals who keep us connected.

The Linux Foundation Announces Keynote Speakers for Open Source Summit + Embedded Linux Conference 2021

Premier event for open source developers and community will feature visionaries sharing insights on Machine Learning, Security, Linux, Gaming, Cloud, the Mars Ingenuity Mission and more.

2021 Governance, Risk, and Control Conference Now a Hybrid Experience

Hosted both in Denver and online, this annual event focuses on innovation, leadership in times of disruption.

Pluralsight Completes Acquisition of A Cloud Guru to Accelerate its Push to Solve the Growing Cloud Skills Gap

Pluralsight, Inc., the technology workforce development company, today announced that it has closed on its acquisition of A Cloud Guru.

CompTIA Members Offer Aid to Victims of Ransomware Attack

Cybersecurity expert members providing assistance to industry peers, Rapid Response Team formed, CompTIA ISAO resources made available.

ISACA’s CDPSE Wins Gold Globee in the 16th Annual 2021 IT World Awards for New Product-Service of the Year

Launched in May 2020, the CDPSE credential validates the technical skills and knowledge it takes to assess, build and implement comprehensive privacy solutions aligned with organizational needs and goals.

U.S. Cyber Games Welcomes CompTIA as a Contributor Sponsor

Top U.S. cyber athletes preparing for the inaugural International Cybersecurity Challenge.

The Linux Foundation Announces Registration is Open for Open Source Summit and More Fall Events

Linux Foundation Events are the meeting place of choice for open source maintainers, developers, architects, infrastructure managers and sysadmins, as well as technologists leading open source program offices, devrel teams and other critical leadership functions.

Certiport Announces New IT Specialist Exams

Certiport today announced three new certification exams in the Information Technology Specialist (IT Specialist) program:

U.S. Department of Defense Approves Two Additional (ISC)² Certifications as Requirements for Cybersecurity Staff

Approvals point to the critical importance of healthcare privacy and cloud security knowledge for certain Information Assurance functions within the DoD.

IAPP Announces Inaugural Class of Annual Westin Scholar Award Recipients

The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the world’s largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource, announced the inaugural class of the annual Westin Scholar Award recipients.

(ISC)² Offers Free Ransomware Education

(ISC)² Professional Development Institute shares free ransomware course to the public to help organizations defend their critical assets from this increasingly prevalent threat.

IBM Collaborates with 30 Organizations to Re-Skill and Connect the Workforce with Real Career Opportunities

IBM CEO Arvind Krishna announced a new collaboration with 30 global organizations including governments, community colleges, non-profits, and employment agencies.

Linux Foundation Announces Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) Industry Standard, Research, Training, and Tools to Improve Cybersecurity Practices

The Linux Foundation responds to increasing demand for SBOMs that can improve supply chain security.

Help Desk Responsibilities Expand as Technology Moves from Tactical Tool to Strategic Asset, CompTIA Survey Shows

As technology continues its emergence from backroom tactic to frontline strategy help desk professionals are taking on new responsibilities and adding new skills.