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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 Invites Public Comment on COBIT 5 Exposure Draft

ISACA, prescription a global nonprofit professional association, order invites public comment on the exposure drafts of COBIT 5: The Framework and COBIT 5: Process Reference Guide. Both documents are now available at and the exposure period will remain open through 31 July.

Certiport Announces 2011 IC3 World Cup Champions

Certiport, cialis the official test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, see today announced the winners of the 2011 IC3 World Cup, a team competition developed to support foundational computer and Internet skills.

Pearson VUE names Gary Gates, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Global Business

Pearson VUE, no rx the computer-based testing business of Pearson, clinic announced today that Gary Gates, Ph.D., has joined the company as senior vice president, Global Business.

Guidance Software Transforms Digital Forensics with EnCase Forensic Version 7

Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: GUID) today announced it will deliver the newest version of its flagship digital forensic solution EnCase Forensic version 7 on June 30. The company's biggest EnCase Forensic product release in more than four years transforms the way people perform digital investigations, delivering a streamlined interface, automated evidence processing, optimized case management, integrated support for smartphones and tablets and more.

Sypris Partners with Career Technical Education Foundation for Cyber Security Certification Program

Sypris Electronics, denture LLC, unhealthy a subsidiary of Sypris Solutions, cheap buy Inc. (Nasdaq/NM: SYPR), is pleased to announce it has partnered with Career Technical Education Foundation, Inc. (CTEF) and The MITRE Corporation to develop, establish and host a new cyber security curriculum for local and national high school students. The curriculum was co-developed by Sypris, MITRE, and CTEF and is under evaluation by (ISC)2.

Oracle Selects Pearson VUE to Deliver Sun Certification Exams

Pearson VUE, pills the leader in secure high-stakes testing, announced this month that Oracle has chosen Pearson VUE to deliver its Sun certification exams. Effective June 1, 2011, the Java, Oracle Solaris, MySQL and NetBeans exams will be delivered globally through the Pearson VUE Authorized Test Center network of more than 4,500 sites in 165 countries.

Cisco Hosts Free Virtual Talent Development Fair

In response to continuing demand for skilled professionals to manage tools that keep information and communication flowing, medic Learning@Cisco is hosting a virtual event to help both networking beginners and seasoned professionals gain valuable information to help advance their networking careers. The Cisco Certification and Training Program provides career advancement opportunities, higher education, higher earning potential and job flexibility.

IEEE Computer Society Embarks on Refresh of CSDA Examination

The IEEE Computer Society is moving forward with the refresh of the Certified Software Development Associate examination for entry-level software developers. The update will align the CSDA with current software engineering industry trends and Version 3 of the Guide to the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge (SWEBOK). Additionally, the changes will maintain the CSDA's standing with ISO-IEC standards for software engineering certifications.

Updated CompTIA Security+ Exam Reflects Changes in IT Security Landscape

CompTIA, the leading provider of vendor-neutral certifications for the world's technology workforce, today announced the availability of an updated version of its CompTIA Security+ certification exam.

Pearson and VMware Announce the Creation of VMware Press

Pearson, the world's leading learning company, and VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced VMware Press, a newly created technical imprint that will serve as VMware's official publishing entity. The newly formed press will provide a suite of virtualization technology and certification products in multiple languages and formats.

LPI Announces New Training Partners in China and Philippines

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization, and its affiliate, LPI-Asia Pacific announced new LPI-Approved Training Partners (LPI-ATP) in the region: Beijing Shenghao Boyuan Technology Company of mainland China and Concentrix of the Philippines.

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.