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CertNexus® Certifications

CertNexus® Certifications

Think Build Secure
As the global purveyor of vendor neutral, emerging technology certifications and micro-credentials, CertNexus understands that the success of an organization depends upon all its people. We build certifications and micro-credentials for your entire staff encompassing three essential concepts: Think. Build. Secure.

Our THINK. level credentials empower decision makers, executives, and project managers to lead, design, and put emerging technology into practice. Our BUILD. level certifications expand IT and development professionals’ skills to create and implement innovative solutions. And our SECURE. level certifications extend IT and cybersecurity professionals’ competencies to protect your investments. For more information on our THINK. credentials please visit https://certnexus.com/think.

CertNexus BUILD. and SECURE. certifications offered via Pearson VUE focus on providing certifications specifically for IT professionals within emerging technology. These products have been developed to meet the growing demand for skills validation and personal growth, and are designed to ultimately narrow the widening skills gap within cybersecurity, the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. Getting certified today brings measurable rewards in the future and opens further professional opportunities.

For more details on our programs, including information on CertNexus’ policies and special accommodations under the ADA, please visit our Candidate Resources. For more information about how to request special accommodations for your exam, please view the Candidate Handbook.

CyberSec First Responder® (CFR)

CyberSec First Responder® (CFR) is a comprehensive certification designed to validate the knowledge to effectively identify, respond to, protect against, and remediate malicious activities involving computing systems. Additionally, the exam will certify that the successful candidate has the foundational knowledge to deal with a changing threat landscape and will be able to assess risk and vulnerabilities, acquire data, perform analysis, continuously communicate, determine scope, recommend remediation actions, and accurately report results. For more information on the CyberSec First Responder please visit certnexus.com/certification/cybersec-first-responder

CFR is compliant with ANSI and ISO/IEC 17024:2012 standards and is approved by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to fulfill Directive 8570/8140 requirements.

Certified Internet of Things Practitioner (ITP)

Certified Internet of Things Practitioner (ITP) is a comprehensive certification designed to validate that individuals in a wide variety of job functions have a foundational knowledge of the important concepts and components that are part of an IoT ecosystem. Additionally, the exam will certify that the successful candidate has the knowledge that will enable them to design, implement, operate, and/or manage an IoT ecosystem. For more information on the Certified Internet of Things Practitioner certification please visit certnexus.com/certification/ciotp

ITP is compliant with ANSI and ISO/IEC 17024:2012 standards and is the ONLY IoT certification with this accreditation.

Certified IoT Security Practitioner (ITS)

Certified IoT Security Practitioner (CIoTSP) validates a candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities to secure network environments for IoT devices, analyze vulnerabilities and determine reasonable controls against threats, and effectively monitor IoT devices and respond to incidents. Additionally, the exam will certify that the successful candidate has the foundational skill set of secure IoT concepts, technologies, and tools that will enable them to become a capable IoT Security practitioner in a wide variety of IoT-related job functions. For more information on the Certified Internet of Things Security Practitioner certification please visit certnexus.com/certification/ciotsp

Cyber Secure Coder (CSC)

Cyber Secure Coder (CSC) is designed to validate the knowledge and skills required to design and develop protected applications, regardless of the language used for development or the platform on which they will be deployed. Additionally, the exam will certify that the successful candidate has the knowledge, skills, and abilities to design and develop a variety of applications for various platforms, analyze security concerns outside of specific languages and platforms, use a number of testing and analysis tools, and mitigate against common threats to data and systems. For more information on the Cyber Secure Coder certification please visit certnexus.com/certification/cyber-secure-coder

Coming Soon! Certified Artificial Intelligence Practitioner (AIP-110)

Certified Artificial Intelligence Practitioner (AIP-110) will certify that the candidate has the knowledge and skill set of AI concepts, technologies, and tools that will enable them to become a capable AI practitioner in a wide variety of AI-related job functions. To participate in the beta event for this certification please visit certnexus.com/caip-beta-exam. For more information on the Certified Artificial Intelligence Practitioner certification please visit certnexus.com/certification/caip

Partner Certifications

CertNexus is pleased to partner with the following organizations as purveyor of their IT certifications. Our partner exams compliment CertNexus’ portfolio of emerging technology certifications.

Logical Operations

Logical Operations Certified Virtualization Professional - VMware vSphere 6.5 Level1

Logical Operations Certified Virtualization Professional - VMware vSphere 6.5 Level 2

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CertNexus and Pearson VUE continue their ongoing commitment to ensuring the integrity of the CertNexus certification program. CertNexus policy prohibits individuals residing in the embargoed territories of Iran, North Korea, Syria, and Sudan from taking a CertNexus test or from becoming certified. For further information on exam and test center policies, please visit the Candidate Resources web page.

Last updated 2019-10-15