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Encyclopedia > Certification

Certification, the process of certifying, or a certificate may refer to:

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A professional certification, trade certification, or professional designation often called simply certification or qualification is a designation earned by a person to certify that he is qualified to perform a job. ... Product certification or product qualification is the cornerstone of all bounding and the process of certifying that a certain product has passed performance and/or quality assurance tests or qualification requirements stipulated in regulations such as a building code and nationally accredited test standards, or that it complies with a... A certification mark is a type of trademark whereby a trader uses the mark to indicate the origin, material, mode of manufacture of products, mode of performance of services, quality, accuracy of other characteristics of products or services. ... Cyber security standards are security standards which enable organizations to practice safe security techniques in order to minimize the number of successful cyber security attacks. ... In cryptography, a digital signature or digital signature scheme is a type of asymmetric cryptography used to simulate the security properties of a signature in digital, rather than written, form. ... A big random number is used to make a public-key pair. ... In the United States, the Recording Industry Association of America awards certification based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets. ... A single certification is the certification that the RIAA awards to singles based on their sales. ... A motion picture rating system categorizes films with regard to suitability for children and/or adults in terms of issues such as sex, violence and profanity. ... Certified is the fourth album from rapper David Banner. ...

Types of certification

There are different forms of certification: Some are valid for lifetime, once the exam is passed. Others have to be recertified again after a certain period of time. E.g. in IT-Industry there are different certifications available for Software Tester, Project Manager, Developer. Software testing is the process used to measure the quality of developed computer software. ... A project manager is the person who has the overall responsibility for the successful planning and execution of any project. ... A software developer is a person who is concerned with one or more facets of the software development process, a somewhat broader scope of computer programming or a specialty of project managing. ...


Certification in software testing

For Software Testing the certifications can be grouped into exam-based and education-based. Exam-based certifications: For this there is the need to pass an exam, which can also be learned by self-study: e.g. for ISTQB Certified Tester or CSTE by QAI. Education-based certifications are instructor-led sessions, where each course has to be passed, e.g. CSTP or CSTM by IIST (International Institute for Software Testing). Figures on certification can be found here Software testing is the process used to measure the quality of developed computer software. ... ISTQB Certified Tester is the term for the standardized qualification for software testers. ... The Certified Software Tester (CSTE) certification is intended to establish standards for initial qualification and provide direction for the testing function through an aggressive educational program. ...


See also

Look up accreditation in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... ISTQB Certified Tester is the term for the standardized qualification for software testers. ... The Certified Software Tester (CSTE) certification is intended to establish standards for initial qualification and provide direction for the testing function through an aggressive educational program. ... With ever dropping prices of hardware devices, the market for networking devices and systems is undergoing a kind of change that can be loosely termed as ‘generalization’. Big established enterprises like Cisco, Novell, Sun Microsystems etc. ...

External links

  • Security Certification: Guide to CISSP, Information Security Certification
  • Certification.Info
  • URS Certification

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To be eligible for certification, you must have a strong interest in the design, operation, maintenance or administration of the day-to-day problems and achievements associated with the operation of a broadcast facility or related technology.
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The difference between licensure and certification is licensure is required by law, whereas certification is generally voluntary.
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