Press Release

Security Education Alliance / Japan launch new partnership with Pearson VUE to deliver certification exams

Tokyo, Japan, March 16, 2015 – The Security Education Alliance / Japan (SEA/J) has entered into a new partnership with global computer-based testing (CBT) leader Pearson VUE to deliver its certification program exams across the country.

The SEA/J is a certification designed for assessing security-related technical and management skills of IT contractors and partners. The three exams being delivered are: Certified Security Basic Master, Certified Security Professional Master of Technical, and Certified Security Professional Master of Management.

The tests will be delivered via Pearson VUE’s network of 120 test centers nationwide across all 47 prefectures.

Bob Whelan, managing director of Pearson VUE, said: “Pearson VUE is committed to improving the overall testing culture in Japan by maintaining leadership in the evolution of the CBT market. I am delighted that this new partnership will improve the lives and careers of IT professionals across the country.”

Masahiro Shimomura, administrative director of SEA/J, said: “We selected Pearson VUE because of the high level of quality and dedication from their staff, along with flexibility in exam scheduling, easy access to test centers and quick result feedback.”

About Security Education Alliance / Japan
The Security Education Alliance / Japan (SEA/J) is an organizational alliance consisting from 7 member companies established for the purpose of promoting Information Security related knowledge and nurturing Security Engineers by conducting relevant training and examination in the Japanese market.

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