Auldhouse picks up official rights to world's top cybersecurity certifications to become New Zealand's leading cybersecurity training provider
Announcement posted by DDLS 29 Oct 2021
Australia - 29 October 2021 — Auldhouse has become the official New Zealand partner for some of the world's leading cybersecurity training providers, enabling it to expand its cybersecurity training offering significantly.
Following its acquisition by DDLS, Australia’s largest provider of corporate ICT and digital skills training, Auldhouse has been named the official New Zealand training partner for (ISC)², EC-Council, Certnexus, ISACA and Practical DevSecOps. At the same time, Auldhouse will expand its range of CompTIA security courses.
This means Auldhouse now offers the most comprehensive range of cybersecurity training in the country, says Auldhouse managing director, Melanie Hobcraft.
"Auldhouse can now provide New Zealand organisations and IT professionals access to official training courses and material for the world's leading and most in-demand cybersecurity qualifications - for the first time."
This includes certifications such as (ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), (ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), CertNexus CyberSAFE, EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker and the Certified DevSecOps Professional and Certified DevSecOps Expert from Practical DevSecOps.
“Auldhouse always aims to deliver the most in-demand training to the market and cybersecurity skills and training is undoubtedly a must-have for organisations today," says Hobcraft.
“Cybersecurity is more important now that it has ever been. Your data is your biggest asset and in an increasingly connected world, sensitive IP, financial data is at greater risk than ever. Loss of data can impact revenue productivity and cause irreversible damage.
"With this expanded range of certifications, our customers now have access to the world's best cybersecurity training so they can develop the skills to secure their organisations from within."
Auldhouse appointed Veeam training partner
Supplementing the growth in its cybersecurity portfolio, Auldhouse has also just been appointed the New Zealand training partner for backup and recovery specialist, Veeam.
"We are honoured to also bring Veaam training to the New Zealand market. Veeam is ranked as a leader in the Gartner Enterprise backup and recovery magic quadrant and has the largest market share of any backup vendor in New Zealand,” says Hobcraft.
About Auldhouse's new cybersecurity offerings
(ISC)² is an international non-profit membership association focused on inspiring a safe and secure cyber world. The organisation is excited to partner with Auldhouse on official training courses for its CISSP, CCSP, SSCP and CSSLP certifications, says (ISC)² global director of sales, Bret Johnson.
“According to our latest Cybersecurity Workforce Study research, Asia-Pacific continues to have the largest deficit of trained cybersecurity professionals anywhere in the world, which increases the risk to organisations everywhere. That’s why we are excited to partner with Auldhouse - it gives professionals in New Zealand access to the largest provider of cybersecurity training offerings.”
EC-Council, short for the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants, is the world’s largest cyber security technical certification body. As the EC-Council's first Accredited Training Centre (ATC) in New Zealand, Auldhouse now offer its world-renowned Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification.
"We are excited to be partnering with Auldhouse and working closely to train and increase cybersecurity competency and capacity in New Zealand," says Judy Saw, Business Development Director of exclusive EC-Council distributor, Wissen International.
Having the largest selection of cybersecurity training in New Zealand makes Auldhouse a trusted partner for local organisations, says Jeff Felice, President of CertNexus, a vendor-neutral certification body providing emerging technology certifications for IT and security professionals.
“Companies need a trusted partner to develop the necessary skills to keep their infrastructure and data secure. Auldhouse boasts the most experienced instructors delivering hands-on training for security professionals and awareness training for end-users to keep organisations cybersafe.”
Meanwhile, its new partnership with Auldhouse enables Practical DevSecOps to offer its courses and certifications in New Zealand for the first time, says CEO & Founder Mohammed Imran.
"New Zealand is a key region for us. The collaboration will give developers, security experts and organisations the opportunity to upgrade their skills in DevSecOps - a new approach to cyber security that integrates development and operations to enhance data protection.”
CompTIA VP Business Development ANZ, Loraine Vorster, says the organisation is pleased to collaborate with Auldhouse and work together to help current and future cybersecurity professionals develop their skills, build their confidence and bolster their cyber readiness.
"The strongest cyber defences begin with technology professionals who are equipped with skills that are current and relevant. Building those skills begins with robust training regimens and industry-recognised certifications.”
Free Cybersecurity Career Path Webinar
To launch its new range of cybersecurity certifications, Auldhouse is hosting a free webinar on Monday, 22 November, which will cover what cybersecurity roles are in demand right now, what the best pathway to a successful cybersecurity-focused role is, and what training and certifications are needed. For more information on the webinar visit: https://auldhouse.co.nz/plan-your-cybersecurity-career-with-auldhouse
For a full list of Auldhouse's comprehensive portfolio of security and cybersecurity classes, click here.
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Auldhouse is in the business of training – and has been for over 30 years. As New Zealand’s premier ICT training provider, Auldhouse offers a large range of end-user and IT professional training delivered by industry leading instructors. Auldhouse is the partner of choice for Microsoft, AWS, Google, Cisco, PRINCE2, CompTIA, ITIL, Red Hat and many more.