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Press releases and industry news published by certification vendors, training companies, and other members of the IT certification marketplace.

CompTIA Issues Call for Speakers for ChannelCon 2016

IT Channel’s Premier Education, Networking and Partnering Event Set for Aug. 1-3

Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Project Announces 30 Founding Members and Code Proposals To Advance Blockchain Technology

Distributed Ledger Effort Establishes Open Technical Governance Structure, Receives Influx of Code Contribution Proposals

Red Hat’s OpenShift - InfoWorld Technology of the Year Winner for the 2nd Year in a Row

Container application platform one of year’s best tools and technologies 

Check Point Extends Zero-Day Security to All Systems, Wherever They May Be

SandBlast Agent integrates new protections and forensics to secure endpoint devices and accelerate incident response

(ISC)2 Hellenic Chapter to Provide Greek Professionals with Career Support as an (ISC)² Official Training Provider

Chapter open to all interested in cybersecurity, with first (ISC)2 CISSP class in March 

Linux Foundation Partners with Industry Leaders to Drive IoT, Cloud and Software Defined Networking Initiatives

Investments in open source development across industries underscore how software today is being built

Check Point Super-Sizes Security, Convenience for Small and Medium Businesses

700 Series appliances deliver enterprise-grade threat prevention for non-enterprise budgets

CompTIA Thanks Department of Commerce, EU for New Safe Harbor Agreement


American Companies Now Have a Path Forward for Transferring Data Overseas

Coventry University Professor John Latham awarded honorary fellowship by BCS

Award recognises contributions in promoting effective use of IT in commerce, industry and society

Diverse Roster of IT Industry Experts Will Lead CompTIA Communities Executive Board in 2016

Industry Thought leaders to head CompTIA Communities Executive Board in 2016

Check Point Extends Threat Prevention Leadership in the Data Center with New Appliance Series

Full threat protection and advanced monitoring keeps enterprises ahead of costly cyberattacks without compromising performance

(ISC)² Board of Directors Elect 2016 Officers

International team of security professionals elected to lead governing membership body

Linux Foundation Partners with Linux Academy to Provide Subscription-Based Training for SysAdmins

Current and aspiring Linux SysAdmins to benefit from expanded options for accessing variety of training opportunities

CompTIA Announces 2016 ‘California Tech Champions’

Recognizes Two State Legislators for their Contribution to the State’s Tech Industry

Creating IT Futures Foundation, EMERGE & Minneapolis Mayor’s Office Partner on Women-Only IT Career Program

Applications for Free Class for Unemployed & Under-Employed Women Due March 25

AXELOS announces RESILIA™ cyber resilience training partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise Education Services

Organisations can obtain RESILIA best practices as an extension of security and ITIL® training and methodologies

CAS Network of Teaching Excellence doubles its reach

Computing At School double support to teachers via Network of Teaching Excellence in Computer Science

Check Point Achieves Prestigious Common Criteria Certification

Common Criteria (CC) certification for Check Point R77.30. 

Linux Foundation Partners with Goodwill to Offer Free Training and Lucrative Career Opportunities to Underserved Communities

Hundreds of adult students to receive free training and certification in Linux administration

CompTIA Shares New CyberSecure™ Training Course with Premier Members Free of Charge

Innovative Training Course Focuses on Cybersecurity Best Practices for Businesses

Red Hat Survey: Mobile Investments Are Paying Off

Majority of respondents using KPIs to measure mobile app success indicate positive ROI

CompTIA Unveils Featured Speakers for 2016 Annual Meeting

Yearly gathering of leading IT industry trade association set for Chicago, March 22-24 

Avnet, Inc. Announces Acquisition of ExitCertified

Avnet, Inc. acquired ExitCertified®, headquartered in Ottawa, Canada 

New Check Point Report Reveals How Hackers Can Outsmart Smart TVs

Research with EZCast dongle highlights unique security challenges for consumers and businesses

The Linux Foundation Announces 2016 Events Schedule

Events provide neutral forums for world’s leading technologists to meet, collaborate and innovate across open technologies

(ISC)²® Call For Speakers For Fourth Annual CyberSecureGov Training Event

Aiming to transform Government’s sprint into a stride towards real progress

CompTIA To Host Next Gen IT: The 2016 Tech Job Outlook Program

Next Gen IT: The 2016 Tech Job Outlook - Jan 14 in San Jose, California

Prometric Becomes Security Benchmarks Member Center for Internet Security

Global High Stakes Exams Leader Utilizes Best Standard Practices for Internet Systems

A Letter to (ISC)² Members

CEO David Shearer discusses 2015 accomplishments and 2016 direction

BCS ECDL qualification listed in performance tables for 2018

Department of Ed: Level 2 ECDL Cert in IT Application Skills from BCS eligible for performance points in 2018

Linux Foundation Unites Industry Leaders to Advance Blockchain Technology

New open ledger project transforms the way business transactions are conducted around the world

Red Hat Reports Third Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2016

Quarterly total revenue up 15%; Subscription revenue up 16%, and Deferred revenue up 14% 

Certiport Announces 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Championship

Competitors to showcase skills using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 

The 2015 Top 10 Cisco Learning Network Discussions

Brett Lovins reviews the Top 10 Cisco Certification blogs from 2015

Linux Foundation Drives Mass Innovation Through Open Source with New Members

Welcomes Autodesk, Concurrent Computer Corporation and DataKinetics to the organization

Big Data Initiatives Exceeding Expectations for Many Organizations, New CompTIA Study Finds

Most companies in early stages of projects, but outcomes hint at big data potential 

Nominations Now Open for CompTIA’s Inaugural Member of the Year Award

Recognizing the importance and value of CompTIA's engaged members. 

Overcoming digital disruption is the key to survival for CIOs says BCS

CIOs need to embrace digital disruption to survive according to a BCS whitepaper. 

Port Harcourt IT Professionals Establish 211th Chapter of ISACA

Nigerian IT Pros form a new chapter of Global Association ISACA

Certiport Launches 2016 Autodesk Certified User World Championship

Global Online Competition to Recognize Students who Excel in 2D and 3D Design

PCI DSS Guidance From ISACA Helps Organizations Navigate Compliance

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) a concern for all staff.

Techtonic Academy Partners with Creating IT Futures Foundation to Expand Career Opportunities for Tech Workforce

Targets underserved populations, including young adults and veterans, with career training programs in software development

Cox Automotive Leads Digital Transformation with Red Hat-based Solution

10 years and $5 million saved with Red Hat CloudForms hybrid cloud management platform 

(ISC)²® Announces Newly Elected 2016 Board of Directors

Four international security experts to join (ISC)² governing body 

Linux Foundation Announces Self-Paced OpenStack Admin Course With Labs on Demand

Students can now learn OpenStack administration at their own pace from The Linux Foundation

Check Point Names Julie Parrish as Chief Marketing Officer

Appointment Highlights Commitment to Helping Businesses Stay Ahead of Evolving Security Threats 

Prometric Embraces Local Talent to Advance Global Enterprise

40 DKIT Graduates Contribute to Major Advancements in Test Development and Delivery 

29 State and Regional Tech Councils Join CompTIA and TECNA Urging Congress to Pass ECPA Reform

CompTIA and Technology Councils of North America (TECNA) join 29 state and regional technology councils urging action 

CompTIA, TECNA and 28 State and Regional Tech Associations Support Permanent Extension of Internet Tax Freedom Act

CompTIA joins other technology councils supporting a permanent extension of the Internet Tax Freedom Act

Public Statement Regarding Pearson Credential Manager System

IT certification testing titan Pearson VUE had a run-in with some malware and posted the following statement to its website.

Kingston IT Professionals Establish 210th Chapter of Global Association ISACA

ISACA has organized a new chapter in Jamaica. The Jamaica oraganization is ISACA's 210th such cluster of information technology professionals worldwide.

Linux Foundation Expands Event Portfolio with Open Networking Summit

The Linux Foundation is preparing to host the open source networking event of the year with industry's premier SDN & NFV conference.

CompTIA Security Experts Offer Perspectives on the State of Internet Security

CompTIA queried various of its IT security experts about the current state of online security.

BCS announces winners of UK IT Industry Awards 2015

The British Computer Society (BCS) has announced the winners of the United Kingdom's IT Industry Awards for 2015.

Chicago Tribune Names CompTIA a Winner of the Chicago Area 2015 Top Workplaces Award

Winner of 2015 Top Workplaces honor by the Chicago Tribune.

High Performance Computing Leaders Unite to Develop Open Source Framework

Companies and HPC centers invest in open source framework for developers, system administrators, and users of high performance computing environments 

BCS introduces RITTech - A new standard for IT Technicians

RITTech - a UK standard to recognise and represent technical staff.

Creating IT Futures Webinar Gives Teachers Beginner Lesson on Raspberry Pi

Free Webinar Shows Teachers How to Teach their Students about IT

(ISC)²® Advisory Council Member Prof. Jill Slay Selected as InfoSec Educator of the Year by Australia Information Security Association

Internationally-Recognized Educator and Cybersecurity Expert Named Inaugural Award Recipient

Check Point Researchers Unveil Identity of Iranian-Linked Cyber Espionage Attackers and Sweeping Details on the Campaign’s Global Operations, Targets

38-page report identifying cyber-espionage activity conducted by ‘Rocket Kitten,’ with possible ties to Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps.

Red Hat Bridges Business Demands and IT Delivery with New Application Platform and Linux Container Offerings

OpenShift Enterprise 3.1 & Red Hat Atomic Enterprise Platform provide a comprehensive, modular solution for developing, delivering and managing container-based applications across the open hybrid cloud

New Collaborative Project to Extend Swagger Specification for Building Connected Applications and Services

The Linux Foundation to host new Open API Initiative with contributions from members

CompTIA Study Offers Insight into How Millennials May Change the Workplace

Social media engagement and views on technology may shape the workplace of the future.

Microsoft and Red Hat to deliver new standard for enterprise cloud experiences

Leading enterprise platform providers deliver customer choice on Microsoft Azure and .NET

February 2016 global launch date for ITIL Practitioner

ITIL® Practitioner to help organizations and individuals increase value from adopting the ITIL framework

ITCC Announces the 2016 Innovation Award

Information Technology Certification Council accepting nominations for the  2016 ITCC Innovation Award

(ISC)²® Foundation Names 2015 Harold F. Tipton Memorial Scholarship Recipient

Parker Theisen, Rasmussen College, selected to carry on Tipton’s legacy in information security

Pluralsight Integrates Digital-Tutors Creative Courses into New Learning Platform

Digital-Tutors Retires Its Brand and Folds Into Pluralsight

CompTIA Applauds Senate Passage of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA)

CompTIA's statement regarding Senate passage of Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act

(ISC)²® Announces SSCP® Course Recommended for College Credit by American Council on Education

Official (ISC)² SSCP Training Course Now Eligible for College Credit Worldwide

Check Point Software Technologies Reports 2015 Third Quarter Financial Results

Check Point® Software Technologies financial results for 3rd quarter ended Sept. 30, 2015.

FICO Chooses Red Hat to Deploy OpenStack, Management, and Storage Solutions for Agile Cloud Infrastructure

Increased flexibility and agility in move to cloud based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform on Cisco UCS

Newest Linux Foundation Members Expand Foothold in Cloud Computing and Container Technologies

Agenda Open Systems, Apprenda,, Exablox and Rausch Netzwerktechnik GmbH increase investments in Linux and collaborative development

CompTIA IT Industry Business Confidence Rebounds in Q4

Sentiment about business conditions for IT companies reverses two-quarter decline 

CompTIA Applauds House Passage of the Judicial Redress Act

CompTIA statement regarding the House of Representatives passage of the Judicial Redress Act of 2015.

Red Hat and Black Duck Collaborate to Deliver Secure and Trusted Linux Containers to the Enterprise

Collaboration helps developers, customers and partners build and run trusted, secure applications with Red Hat container technologies

ISACA Study: Organizations Still Leaving Doors Open for Advanced Cyberattacks

1 in 4 Have Experienced an advanced persistent threat (APT)

NCDEX Institute of Commodity Markets & Research launches new partnership with Pearson VUE

NCDEX and Pearson VUE to deliver new NICR Commodity Certification Course exam

Red Hat to Acquire IT Automation and DevOps Leader Ansible

Red Hat advances frictionless IT with simplified management for hybrid clouds, OpenStack environments and container-based services

CompTIA Instructor Network Delivers Resources, Support and Training

New forum for peer-to-peer interaction within the global training community 

TeleTrusT Joins (ISC)² Security Congress EMEA in Munich

More than 200 cybersecurity experts to meet and discuss securing tomorrow today 

Check Point Named Leader in Gartner 2015 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Data Protection Solutions

Recognized for Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute in the Mobile Market 

CompTIA Launches New Certification Website

New web platform to support CompTIA's certification program.

Financial Institution VPS Modernizes IT with OpenShift Enterprise by Red Hat

Norway's Central Securities Depository moves to OpenShift Enterprise 

ONOS Project Joins Linux Foundation in Strategic Partnership

Foundation to enhance and further grow ONOS’ thriving community

CompTIA, NASCIO and Grant Thornton Release 2015 State CIO Survey

State CIO survey shows role of successful CIOs is rapidly evolving.

ISACA’s CSX Hosts Free Virtual Conference: The Cyber Centric Enterprise

October - Free Training is Part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month

CompTIA Statement Regarding Concerns of EU Safe Harbor Ruling

CompTIA statement after EU’s top court struck down “Safe Harbor” agreement

EC-Council Global Awards 2015 Winners

Let’s put our hands together and congratulate the winners!