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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.

Linux Essentials "beta" exams: Call for Volunteers

The Linux Professional Institute - Central Europe (LPI-CE), issued a call for volunteers to participate in the first "beta" exams for the Linux Professionals Institute's (LPI) "Linux Essentials" program during LinuxTag, May 23-26 in Berlin, Germany.

ISACA Speaker Urges IT Candidates to Shift Career Perspectives

Recruiting in the technology sector is strong, cough despite weaknesses and structural changes the economy has experienced over the past several years.

AccessData Extends Usability of Market-Leading Mobile Forensics Software and Unveils New Version of MPE+ Software

AccessData Group has announced Mobile Phone Examiner Plus (MPE+) Investigator, order a new free product that extends the investigative power of its MPE+ solution.

Cisco Hosts Free Virtual Talent Development Fair

­Learning@Cisco is hosting a virtual event to help both networking beginners and seasoned professionals gain valuable information to help advance their networking careers.

Microsoft’s Certifications Reinvented for the Cloud

Microsoft Corp. today announced changes to its Microsoft Certification Program for IT professionals and developers, health designed to specifically address the growing skills gap in the technology industry.

LPI Offers Promotional Exams at Indiana LinuxFest

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization, announced promotional exam labs for their Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) at Indiana LinuxFest (ILF), April 13-15, 2012 at the Wyndam Indianapolis West Hotel, Indianapolis.

Pearson VUE Enhances Test Taker Identity Authentication With Fujitsu and Sensometrix Solution

Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc., adiposity a leader in innovative technology and front-end solutions, adiposity and Sensometrix, discount an innovative and turnkey biometric authentication solutions provider, today announced an award of services by Pearson VUE, the leading testing administration and services provider that delivers millions of high-stakes tests a year.

Cisco Joins Forces with EMC to Advance IT Skills in Cloud, Big Data and Data Center Technologies

Cisco today announced it is joining forces with EMC to offer comprehensive technical education solutions in the areas of cloud architecture, salve virtualization, storage, data center networking and data science.

Cisco and University of Phoenix Team Up to Deliver New Network Programs for Students

University of Phoenix today announced an agreement with Cisco that will create new programs dedicated to providing the body of knowledge needed to attain the Cisco CCNA® certification.

(ISC)²® Creates Harold F. Tipton Memorial Scholarship Fund as Tribute to Beloved Founder

(ISC) (“ISC)-squared”), thumb the world’s largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, case today announced it has created the Harold F. Tipton Memorial Scholarship Fund as a tribute to (ISC)² founder Harold F. Tipton, CISSP-ISSAP, ISSMP.

Certiport Partners with Future Business Leaders of America to Offer Members Opportunity to Compete in Worldwide Competition on Microsoft Office

Certiport (, the official test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announced a partnership with the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) to offer special Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification testing at FBLA's 2012 National Leadership Conference (NLC).

Pearson VUE Japan offers stronger career pathways with globally recognised SAP consultant certification

Japan's business professionals are set to benefit from a stronger career pathway, thanks to the longstanding partnership of Pearson VUE, the global leader in computer-based testing and SAP, the world's largest business software provider.

(ISC)2 and IT Acquisition Advisory Council Announce Alliance

(ISC)²® ("ISC-squared"), the world's largest not-for-profit information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®,today announced that it has formed a relationship with the Information Technology Acquisition Advisory Council (IT-AAC), a not-for-profit organization and public/private partnership focused on establishing standards of practice that improve IT architecture and acquisition effectiveness to meet the demands of the 21st century.

Digital Forensics Leader AccessData Cites Industry Report Underscoring Dramatic Rise in Forensics Service Demand

On the heels of an industry report detailing a nearly 14% annualized increase in demand for digital forensics services over the past five years, health AccessData Group, one of the largest computer forensic technology companies in the U.S., today affirmed the unprecedented growth in digital forensics as a key component of enterprise security.

CompTIA Creating IT Futures Foundation Helps Wounded Warriors Conquer Their Next Challenge: Preparing for Careers in the IT Field

For military personnel wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan, medicine recovering and rehabilitating from their injuries is only one of the challenges they face. Developing a new way to make a living becomes their next important mission.

COBIT 5’s Unveiling to be Hot Topic at ISACA’s CACS Conference

ISACA's COBIT 5 will be released mid-April and will be a major evolution of the globally recognized COBIT guidance, incorporating up-to-date thinking in enterprise governance and management techniques. ISACA's North America Computer Audit, Control and Security (CACS) conference in Orlando, Florida, USA, on 7-10 May 2012, will bring global experts together to introduce COBIT 5 and examine topics such as mobile computing, consumerization of IT, cloud computing and cyberthreats.