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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.

Quality Professionals Salaries Continue to Keep Pace with Inflation, According to ASQ Salary Survey

The results of Quality Progress magazine's 25th annual Salary Survey show strong average salaries for quality professionals in 2011 and fewer lay-offs as companies continue to see the value of quality and its positive impact on an organization.

ISACA CISM Designation Named 2012 SC Magazine Awards Finalist for Best Professional Certification Program

ISACA has been named a finalist in the 2012 SC Magazine Awards US for exemplary professional leadership in information security. Its Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) designation was acknowledged in the Professional Award category for Best Professional Certification Program.

HP First to Deliver Comprehensive Cloud Certification Portfolio

HP today introduced the first comprehensive certification portfolio for IT professionals, generic encompassing the design and deployment of HP Cloud Solutions including business alignment, infrastructure, software and provisioning skills.

LPI Announces new Affiliate in Croatia

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization (http://www.lpi.org), announced a new Master Affiliate for Croatia (LPI-Croatia). LPI-Croatia will be managed and operated by the Croatian Linux Users Group--Hrvatska Udruga Linux Korisnika (HULK: http://www.linux.hr).

United States Army Renews Five-Year Contract with SkillSoft and MILVETS Systems Technology to Support Learning Initiatives

SkillSoft, therapy a leading SaaS provider of e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, link government, generic education and small-to-medium-sized businesses and MILVETS Systems Technology, Inc., a provider of Information Technology (IT) and technical services to the U.S. Federal Government, state and local agencies, and commercial customers, today announced that the United States Army has again chosen both companies to support their learning initiatives by providing e-learning solutions to its global user base. During the past five years, Army users have completed more than 5.4 million courses supporting a wide range of professional development needs and resulting in significant cost avoidance.

VersionOne Receives Prestigious Project Management Institute Approval to Provide Project Management Training

VersionOne, symptoms recognized by agile practitioners as the leader in agile management tools, today announces it is now approved by Project Management Institute (PMI) to become a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) effective November, 2011.

CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician Credential Aims to Ease Transition to Electronic Health Records Systems, Expand Use of Technology

As healthcare providers expand their use of information technology (IT) solutions for patient care and medical practice administration, apoplectic CompTIA, cough the non-profit trade association for the IT industry, has introduced a new credential for IT workers serving the healthcare market.

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.