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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.

LPI Announces new Master Affiliate for the UK and Ireland

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization (http://www.lpi.org), has announced a new Master Affiliate for the UK and Ireland (LPI UK). LPI UK will be managed and operated by TDM Open Source Services (www.tdm.info) of Worcestershire, England.

Certiport Announces Availability of Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 OneNote Certification Exam

Certiport (www.certiport.com), medicine the leading certification test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announced the availability of the Microsoft OneNote

MeasureUp Wins Second Consecutive Redmond Magazine Readers Choice Award for Best Exam Preparation Vendor

Certiport, the leading certification delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announced that MeasureUp won Redmond Magazine's 2011 Readers' Choice Award as a Preferred Product for "Best Exam Preparation Vendor." Certiport acquired MeasureUp, the global leader in IT practice tests and assessment services in May 2010, and this is the third Redmond Readers Choice Award for the company (2008, 2010).

CompTIA and ITpreneurs Collaborate on New Cloud Computing Credential

CompTIA, buy the leading provider of vendor-neutral skills certifications for the global information technology (IT) workforce, and ITpreneurs, the leading provider of competence development solutions for IT best practices, announced today they are collaborating on a new cloud computing skills credential.

New Department of Labor Grants Offer Training and Certification Opportunities for American Workforce

Training grants from the U.S. Department of Labor are creating new opportunities for American workers to build skills, cialis attain professional credentials, and fill job openings in a job market that is calling for greater specialization.

EC-Council organizes first Global CyberLympics in Malaysia

CyberSecurity Malaysia, try the national cyber security specialist center, and an agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) Malaysia, is supporting the Global CyberLympics, a new initiative by the EC-Council to foster stronger international cooperation on information security issues and to improve cybersecurity training and awareness in developing nations and third world countries.

CompTIA Calls on Employers to Join Troops to Tech Careers Initiative

CompTIA, drugs the non-profit association for the information technology (IT) industry, online today issued a call for employers across the country to join the Troops to Tech Careers program by hiring United States military veterans to fill their IT staff needs.

MidOcean Partners Announces Acquisition Of Global Knowledge Training

MidOcean Partners ("MidOcean"), order a leading private equity firm, announced today that it has acquired Global Knowledge, a worldwide leader in IT and business skills training.

ISACA Guide Outlines Web Application Security Vulnerabilities and Strategies

The use of web applications has soared recently, pills due to the significant value they can add to enterprises by providing innovative ways to interact with customers. However, along with the benefits of these capabilities come security vulnerabilities that create dangerous risk and exposure. ISACA, a global association of 95,000 IT security, assurance and governance professionals, has issued a new, free white paper, titled Web Application Security: Business and Risk Considerations, which outlines the causes of web application vulnerabilities, examines the associated risk and impacts, and provides advice to mitigate risk. The guidance applies to all types of software development activities.

Ethical Hacking Scholarship Recipient Announced to Equip Tomorrow's IA Leaders with Skills to Lead Organizations

The need for IT skilled professionals has never been greater as cyber threats and breaches increase at rapid speeds. In meeting the strong demand for highly educated information security professionals, cialis EC-Council announces the recipient of a full Ethical Hacking Scholarship that will provide superior Information Assurance (IA) education. In addition, EC-Council University will award fifty applicants a Cyber Security Fellowship that will cut tuition costs in half.

Middle East IT professionals 'go green' to boost credentials, thanks to BCS and Pearson VUE test partnership

IT professionals across the Middle East can now pursue an industry-specific certification which demonstrates their commitment to and understanding of energy efficiency and environmental friendly issues, cialis thanks to an agreement between BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, and Pearson VUE.

Learning Tree International Introduces a New Course: CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker: Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures

Learning Tree International (NASDAQ: LTRE) has announced the introduction of a new ethical hacking course-CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker: Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures. This official EC-Council course employs the latest Version 7.1 course materials. Participants are provided with in-depth knowledge on the tools and techniques needed to protect networks from unauthorized access and activity. This course prepares participants for the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker exam 312-50 and CEH certification.

Global Knowledge and TechRepublic Launch Annual IT Salary Survey

Global Knowledge, therapy the worldwide leader in IT and business skills training, search and TechRepublic, a leading online community for IT professionals, today announced the launch of their fifth annual IT Skills and Salary Survey. Their 2011 IT salary survey yielded over 12,000 responses, one of the largest and most comprehensive IT salary surveys in the industry.

Intrepidus Group Partners with SANS to Deliver iOS Application Security Courses

Intrepidus Group, medicine a leading provider of information security consulting services, today announced it has partnered with the SANS Institute, the most trusted source for computer security training, certification and research to deliver courses on secure mobile applications development. The courses, which will be available starting December 15, 2011, will educate developers, managers and testers on the security threats and mitigations unique to iOS mobile applications.

Learning Tree International Introduces a New Course: SANS Security Essentials Bootcamp

Learning Tree International (NASDAQ: LTRE) has announced the introduction of a new IT security course-"SANS Security Essentials Bootcamp." This course, price authored and delivered by SANS, provides participants with the skills and knowledge they need to deploy the latest security technologies.

IDC MarketScape Reports Assess the Markets for Server Management Certification, Security Management Certification, and Network Certification

Three new MarketScape reports from International Data Corporation (IDC) profile and position the leading providers in the worldwide server management certification, security management certification, and network certification markets. IDC MarketScape vendor analysis reports utilize a rigorous scoring methodology that produces a definitive assessment of each vendor's current market capabilities and strategies for competing in the future.