CertNexus™ CyberSec First Responder™ Certifications Have Been Approved For Singapore CITREP+ Funding

Industry: Technology

Rochester, NY (PRUnderground) December 12th, 2019

CyberSec First Responder (CFR) has been approved by Critical Infocomm Technology Resource Programme Plus (CITREP+) under the IMDA’s TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) initiative in Singapore.

CITREP supports the ICT workforce in keeping pace with technology shifts, through the continuous and proactive training of technical skills sets, in order to remain relevant and productive. To build a strong core of local ICT professionals with Smart Nation capabilities, CITREP+ has been expanded to support entry-level professionals since April 2016 to build specialized ICT skills through broad-based training courses and certifications.

The CyberSec First Responder (CFR) certification validates that a candidate understands and can execute tactics, tools, and procedures to manage cybersecurity risks, identify various types of common threats, evaluate the organization’s security, collect and analyze cybersecurity intelligence and remediate and report incidents as they occur. The CFR exam is accredited under the ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024 standard and is also approved by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to fulfill Directive 8570/8140 requirements amongst other accreditations. To learn more about CFR, click here.

“Singapore has taken an active role to ensure that their workforce keeps pace with the rapidly changing technology landscape,” said Jeff Felice, President of CertNexus. “We are very pleased our partnering with KnowledgeCOM to submit CFR for the CITREP+ program received approval and expect that those individuals who receive CFR training and certification will benefit greatly as will their employers from their newly developed skills.”

About CertNexus

CertNexus is a vendor-neutral certification body, providing emerging technology certifications and micro-credentials for Business, Data, Development, IT, and Security professionals. CertNexus’ mission is to assist in closing the emerging tech global skills gap while providing individuals with a path towards establishing rewarding careers in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Data Science, Data Ethics, Internet of Things (IoT), and Cybersecurity. For more information, connect with CertNexus at https://certnexus.com or contact us @ info@certnexus.com.

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