A certification is proof an individual meets a minimum standard. The mission of GIAC is to provide assurance to employers their people and prospective hires can actually do the job. To accomplish this mission, GIAC goes beyond theory and terminology and tests the pragmatics of Audit, Security, Operations, Management and Software Security tasks. Read More


GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to validate the skills of information security professionals. The purpose of GIAC is to provide assurance that. Read More

Statement of Impartiality

GIAC understands the importance of impartiality, managing conflict of interest and objectivity. GIAC's top management is committed to these practices in all of our certification activities. Read More

Exam Integrity Policy

GIAC takes exam integrity very seriously, and provides specific guidelines, policies and procedures for candidates to follow to ensure integrity is being upheld throughout all aspects of the GIAC certification program. Read More

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