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VMware certs no longer expire!

JK2447 · Feb 5, 2019 2

VMware Certifications no longer expire!

VMware have today announced that they have listened to their customers and exam takers, and effective today, they have removed the 2 year requirement to re-certify! They have also said that while you cannot sit a VCP5, it will become active again.

More information can be found here

Two new EC-Council Associate Certifications: EHA & CFA

wagnerk · Oct 11, 2018 0

Two new EC-Council Associate Certifications: EHA & CFA available from the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants

Certiport has partnered with EC-Council to offer two cybersecurity certifications covering a "Red Team", offensive, and "Blue Team", defensive, approaches. Ethical Hacking Associate (E|HA) and Cyber Forensics Associate (C|FA) will allow students to get started in the exciting, yet critical, world of cybersecurity. These certifications validate entry-level knowledge in these areas and prepare individuals for advance, professional EC-Council certifications to continue learning the latest practices when preventing and addressing cybersecurity.

In addition to the new EC-Council Associate certifications, Certiport offers the official EC-Council curriculum that aligns to the exams and practice tests to easily incorporate EC-Council certifications into CTE cybersecurity and information security courses.


Microsoft Azure and Virtual Desktops

AJ · Oct 9, 2018 1
Saw this on The Register the other day, looks quite interesting if you are virtualising your desktops. Of course Citrix do it better coz they said so.


CompTIA PenTest+

JK2447 · Sep 8, 2018 4

CompTIA PenTest+

CompTIA continue to expand their security offerings with the PenTest+, which we are told is the only penetration testing exam taken at a Pearson VUE testing center with both hands-on, performance-based questions and multiple-choice, to ensure each candidate possesses the skills, knowledge, and ability to perform tasks on systems. PenTest+ exam also includes management skills used to plan, scope, and manage weaknesses, not just exploit them.

CompTIA PenTest+ joins CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) and builds upon the traditional certification stack of A+, N+ and Security +

More information can be found here

Big changes to VMware Certification

JK2447 · Aug 25, 2018 1

Big changes to VMware Cerification naming and schedule

VMware have announced big changes to the way it names and versions its certifications. Starting from now, August 2018, certifications will align to the year in which are passed, with a new annual release and update schedule for all VCP, VCAP, and VCDX certifications!

Instead of: VMware Certified Professional – Desktop and Mobility 7 (VCP7-DTM)
The new release is: VMware Certified Professional – Desktop and Mobility 2018 VCP-DTM 2018

To compliment the naming convention, there's also a switch to an annual release schedule:
  • January 1st: Release and update all VCP certifications
  • March 1st: Release and update all VCAP Design certifications
  • May 1st: Release and update all VCAP Deploy certifications
  • VCDX certification updates will follow VCAP releases
The changes are aimed at simplifying your current certification status with an increasing number of...

New Microsoft Azure Certifications announced

JK2447 · Jul 26, 2018 4

New Microsoft Azure Certifications announced

Microsoft Inspire took place in Las Vegas mid July 2018, and amongst the announcements were three new Azure Certifications for Administrators, Developers and Architects. You can already take the beta exams for the Azure Certified Administrator with more information on the Microsoft Learning Blog.

The three new Microsoft Azure Certifications are:
  • Microsoft Certified Azure Developer
  • Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator
  • Microsoft Certified Azure Architect
You can read more about Microsoft certification here

The New CompTIA N+ N10-007 exam

JK2447 · Mar 21, 2018 0

The New CompTIA N+ N10-007 exam

The new CompTIA Network+ exam (N10-007) launched March 21, 2018, and includes updates to reflect current networking technologies as well as security, cloud computing, virtualization, disaster recover and device hardening.

Read more about the new CompTIA N+ certification here:

Best IT Certifications 2018

JK2447 · Feb 27, 2018 1

What are the best IT Certifications for 2018?

Our friends at Toms IT Pro have compiled a list of all of the best certifications for each area of IT in 2018, so if you have an interest in networking, cloud, developing, big data etc, you can see which certifications are in demand in the market this year.

Full article here

New update to CompTIA Cybersecurity Certifications

JK2447 · Oct 26, 2017 1

The CompTIA Cybersecurity Career Pathway

With the increase in cyberattacks and the number of new connected devices, the need for skilled cybersecurity professionals is growing at a rapid pace. The CompTIA Cybersecurity Career Pathway can help you get into cybersecurity with an updated Security+ certification out in November.

See the new CompTIA certifications here:

MS Cert Price Increase 2016

wagnerk · May 13, 2016 0

Microsoft Certification Exam Price Adjustment 2016

There will be a price adjustment on Microsoft certification exams in July 2016. Microsoft is notifying customers and partners well in advance on April 25, 2016. This list of FAQs will address additional questions as more information becomes available.

See the QA here
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