QA, the UK’s largest tech skills and talent provider, is delighted to announce that it has been recognised by leading information security certification body EC-Council in its 2020 Accredited Training Centre (ATC) of the Year Award. QA is the only UK training provider to receive the ATC award.
The award formally highlights training providers across the world that provide the highest levels of security training but also deliver lasting impacts on students’ cybersecurity education and the local communities. Winners are selected from a list of over 2,380 training partners in 145 countries worldwide, based on the following criteria:
- Commitment to educate and make a difference in the cybersecurity workforce
- Student feedback on EC-Council courses and faculty
- Evaluation reports post class
- Ratio of students who move on to attempt EC-Council certifications
- Volume of students educated in cybersecurity
- Continuous program development.
Richard Beck, Director of Cyber Security said:
“Our team works hard to ensure all of our trainers and content material are of a consistently high standard and include the most up to date information. Organisations looking to certify their staff can confidently commit to Certified Ethical Hacker training, or any of the EC-Council courses provided by QA, knowing that staff will receive the very highest calibre of cyber training.”
Jay Bavisi, Founder of EC-Council, commented:
“EC-Council’s annual partner awards recognise some of the finest training institutions in cybersecurity training and education within our global communities. We are delighted to recognise the contribution that QA makes to the cybersecurity community with this award. QA’s commitment to the mission of cyber security skill development is evidenced by being first to market with many of the latest EC-Council courses. We congratulate the entire QA team for their continuously positive feedback from the student community.”
QA has been consistently recognised in EC-Council’s awards with the Circle of Excellence Award. It was also named as ATC Partner of the Year in 2019.
About EC Council
EC-Council has been the world’s leading information security certification body since the launch of their flagship program, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), which created the ethical hacking industry in 2002. Since the launch of CEH, EC-Council has added industry-leading programs to their portfolio to cover all aspects of information security including EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI), Certified Chief Information Security Officer (CCISO), among others. EC-Council Foundation, the non-profit branch of EC-Council, created Global CyberLympics, the world’s first global hacking competition. EC-Council Foundation also hosts a suite of conferences across the US and around the world including Hacker Halted, Global CISO Forum, TakeDownCon, and CISO Summit.