Logical Operations launches cyber-security exam delivery partnership with Pearson VUE

BLOOMINGTON, MN, Feb. 23, 2016 – Logical Operations, the world’s leading provider of information technology instructor-led courseware, has entered into a partnership with computer-based testing global leader Pearson VUE to deliver its new cyber-security exam at test centers around the world.

The agreement means that candidates will be able to sit the high-stakes exam, Logical Operations CyberSec First Responder®: Threat Detection and Response, at Pearson VUE’s network of highly secure test centers globally.

Delivered in an instructor-led setting over a five-day period, Logical Operations’ CyberSec First Responder: Threat Detection and Response training curriculum is designed for information assurance professionals who perform job functions related to the development, operation, management, and enforcement of security capabilities for systems and networks. The course prepares security professionals to become the first line of defense against cyber-attacks by teaching students to analyze threats, design secure computing and network environments, proactively defend networks, and respond to and investigate cybersecurity incidents.

“We’re very excited to launch this new exam in response to increased demand for cybersecurity validation,” said Paul Hoffmann, director of certification programs at Logical Operations. “Partnering with Pearson VUE means that our candidates will now have the convenience of being able to schedule their exam online and attend a test center near to where they live or work, including US military bases worldwide.”

Bob Whelan, managing director of Pearson VUE, said: “I am delighted that this new partnership will not only improve the lives and careers of IT professionals around the world, but also lead to greater protection from cyber-threats once the candidates get qualified.”

About Logical Operations
Logical Operations helps organizations and individuals maximize training with an adaptable expert-facilitated learning experience. Its more than 5,100 titles are available globally through flexible delivery platforms that are designed for any learning environment. Logical Operations also offers a growing portfolio of high-stakes certifications such as Logical Operations Certified CyberSec First Responder and assessments including Logical Operations Certified CyberSAFE. Logical Operations' CEO, Bill Rosenthal, is a board member of the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and works alongside representatives from organizations such as AT&T, Bank of America, Facebook, Google, Intel, Microsoft, Verizon, Visa, and more, to make sure that everyone has the education and resources needed to stay safe and secure online. For more information, connect with Logical Operations at logicaloperations.com and on Twitter @logicalops.

Media Contact:
Damien Fletcher
+44 (0)20 7010 2582
damien.fletcher@pearson.com

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