Data breach at firm that manages Cisco, Microsoft certifications

Alexander J. Martin reports:

Cisco, IBM, Oracle and Microsoft’s certification management provider, Pearson VUE, has copped to a data breach following a malware compromise of its Credential Manager System.

The Pearson Credential Manager (PCM) system supports a number of companies’ certification tracking programmes. Pearson VUE stated that an “unauthorised third party improperly accessed certain information related to a limited set of our users”.

Among the affected companies is Cisco.

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