Iverson Associates Sdn Bhd Partners with EC-Council to Empower Cyber Security Education
Iverson Associates Sdn Bhd, the leader in professional IT training in Malaysia, and EC-Council (International Council of E-Commerce Consultants), one of the world’s largest certification bodies for Information Security professionals, have entered into a strategic partnership to jointly address the cyber security concerns and build awareness on the importance of information security to defend from cybercriminals.
Iverson Associates Sdn Bhd and EC-Council announced today that they have signed a training partnership agreement to establish EC-Council Centre of Excellence (ECC-COE) in Kuala Lumpur. The Centre of Excellence will provide training on Cyber Security based on the official courseware and delivery standards of EC-Council’s industry leading Security certification courses, including the popular Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA) and Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) certifications.
Jay Bavisi, President and co-Founder of EC-Council, said, "EC-Council is dedicated to strengthening cyber security in Malaysia. This collaboration will further enhance both our organisations’ commitment to the betterment of the IT security community. We are glad to come together with Iverson through this agreement; we will be able to create a strong, forward-thinking and vibrant pool of professionals in cyber security, so that they can skillfully protect the nation effectively from this epidemic."
“There is no question that EC-Council’s certifications are highly reputable and popular. We are very privileged to become EC-Council’s exclusive partner in Malaysia. We have seen a huge demand for the officially endorsed EC-Council training courses and we are excited to finally bring these courses into our portfolio. It is extremely important for our IT professionals to have the have the necessary cyber security knowledge, skills and tools to tackle the growing threats of cyber-attacks,” noted Dr Yap Chee Sing, Managing Director of Iverson Associates.
EC-Council training is designed to enable information technology professionals within corporates and governments to access the best practices in acquiring, implementing, managing and measuring information security.
EC-Council has trained over 120,000 people, with over 60,000 successfully certified professionals in over 92 countries. The United Nation’s Department Of Defense has included EC-Council’s CEH programme into its Directive 8570, making it as one of the mandatory standards to be achieved by Computer Network Defenders Service Providers (CND-SP).
About EC Council
EC-Council (International Council of E-Commerce Consultants) is one of the world's largest certification bodies for information security professionals. EC-Council is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in various information security and e-business skills. It has been certified by American National Standards Institute to meet its ANSI 17024 standard. It is the owner and creator of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) and EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)/License Penetration Tester (LPT) programs, and as well as many other programs. These programs are offered in over 92 countries and have trained over 120,000 and certified more than 60,000 security professionals through a training network of over 500 training partners globally.
Individuals who have achieved EC-Council certifications include those from some of the finest organizations around the world such as the US Army, the FBI, Microsoft, IBM and the United Nations.
About Iverson Associates Sdn Bhd
Iverson is the undisputed leader in professional IT training in Malaysia. Established in 1994, Iverson is the authorised training partner for the world’s leading IT vendors such as Microsoft, Red Hat, IBM, SAP, Citrix, EMC, Cloudera, Juniper Networks, EC-Council, CompTIA and Project Management Institute. With over 60 full-time staff, three training centres located in Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, and Penang, and 33 state-of-the-art computer laboratories, Iverson has the capability and flexibility to provide training solutions to meet the requirements of the most demanding customers.
Every year, Iverson conducts more than 1,500 classes and trains more than 10,000 IT professionals. The clientele includes multinational corporations such as ExxonMobil, HP, Standard Chartered Bank, T-Systems, and local corporations such as Mesiniaga, Multimedia Development Corporation, Telekom Malaysia, Maybank and Maxis. Iverson sets the benchmark for IT training in Malaysia and is the preferred training provider for many of the world-class companies operating in Malaysia.
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