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Q/ISP® Information Security Professional Certification
Q/EH ® Qualified/ Ethical Hacker Certification
Q/SA ® Qualified/ Security Analyst Pen Tester Certification
Q/PTL ® Qualified/ Penetration Tester License
Q/FE ® Qualified/ Forensic Expert Certification
Q/ND ® Qualified/ Network Defender Certification

Security University is the World Leader of Qualified Hands-On Computer Security Education, Certifications and Training for IT and Security Professionals in the world. No other Ethical Hacking, Security Analyst Pen Testing, Forensics, Network Defense and Software Security Expert certifications compete with SU's hands-on "tactical security skills" training".

Security University Q/ISP was Voted Best Professional Security Training Program Finalist by SC Magazine 2011 Awards.

SC Magazine 2011 AWards Finalist

Since 1999, Security University has led the way in providing hands-on certifications - Q/EH Qualified/ Ethical Hacking, Q/SA Qualified/ Security Analyst & Penetration Tester License, Q/PTL Qualified/ Forensic Expert & Examiners, and Qualified/ Software Security Expert certifications, classes & exams.

These Security University Qualified Programs, Q/ISP & Q/SSE, were born from IS professionals who need to prove they are "Qualified" for their jobs. Not all security certifications prove you are Qualified for the job - the Q/ISP & Q/SSE certifications are the only Performance-Based Security Credentials (awaiting NOCA-Accreditation). All 22 Performance-Based Security University classes have earned the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) 's highest (non-academic) approval in 2007.

Security University , World leader of Hands-On Computer Security Education, Certifications & Training. Voted Best Professional Security Training Programs. SU's Qualified Certs prove your "Qualified"!. SU's Q/ISP (InfoSecurity) Q/SSE ( Software Security) & Q/FE ( Forensics) cert's are the only performance-based CNSS Approved classes.

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