CompTIA’s Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certification recently earned DoD approval and it is now included in the U.S. Department of Defense Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program. The program provides guidance and procedures for the training, certification and management of the Department of Defense workforce conducting information assurance functions in assigned duty positions.
The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner certification attests competency in applying critical thinking and judgment across a broad spectrum of security disciplines. The exam covers enterprise security, risk management, integration of computing, Communications, and Business Disciplines.
The certification is targeted at Security Administrators, and Security Officers with a minimum of 10 years of experience in IT administration and at least five years of hands-on security experience in an enterprise environment.
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Microsoft has changed the name of their MCSD exam Metro Style Apps to MCSD: Windows Store Apps. Other than the name change, other aspects of the exam including requirements are exactly the same. As before, there are two paths to achieving this certification—using HTML5 or C#.
To earn a MCSD: Windows Store Apps credential using HTML5, candidates need to pass three exams: 70-480, 70-481, and 70-482.
To earn a MCSD: Windows Store Apps credential using C#, candidates need to pass 70-483, 70-484, and 70-485 exams.
Candidates who have already earned their certification need to take a recertification exam every two years. For more information about this certification, please visit: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/mcsd-certification.aspx
The Project Management Institute (PMI) has released a new edition of The PMBOK Guide in January 2013. Accordingly, the new version of the Project Management Professional (PMP) Examination will be updated on July 31st, 2013. See:
Candidates who are going to take PMP exam after July 31, 2013, should prepare for their exam as per the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge—Fifth Edition (2013) released by PMI in January 2013. If you plan to take the PMP exam prior to July 31st, 2013, use test prep materials that are based on the PMBOK Guide – Fourth Edition.
uCertify’s test prepkit for the PMP exam prepares students for the current version. Look for the new version updated to the fifth edition – coming soon!
Cisco has announced the imminent retirement of their CCIE Storage Networking Certification. This certification has a written exam (code: 350-040) as well as a lab component.
While the announcement was effective Feb 5, 2013, candidates may continue to take the written exam through April 30, 2013. As from May 1, 2013, this exam will not be offered. The last date to test for the lab exam is June 30, 2013. If, as of July 1, 2013, a candidate has passed the written test but not the lab exam, they should consider the CCIE Data Center certification or a Data Center Specialist certification.
The CISSP certification is globally recognized as a validation of an individual’s knowledge in the field of information security. The CISSP exam tests a candidate’s competence in ten CISSP domains of the (ISC)² CBK, covering a variety of information security topics.
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