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GIAC Policies and Guidelines
Information about each candidate’s responsibility to abide by GIAC’s rules and policies for registration, test administration, and all other aspects of the program related to their certification attempt.
Proctor Program Overview
Information on GIAC’s exam proctoring requirements.
Open Book Testing Guidelines
Information on the materials you are allowed to bring into the testing environment.
Details about purchasing an extension to your certification attempt deadline.
Details about purchasing a retake after a failed certification attempt.
Information on GIAC’s refund policy.
How and where to communicate feedback about your GIAC experience.
Formal Complaint Procedure
If applicable, how and where to submit a formal complaint.
Formal Appeal Procedure
If applicable, how and where to submit a formal appeal.
GIAC Disability Accommodation Policy
GIAC is committed to assisting customers with disabilities. Read more to learn about our accommodation policy.
Exam Integrity Policy
Information on GIAC’s exam integrity policy.
Code of Ethics
Information on GIAC’s Code of Ethics and how to report an ethics violation.
GIAC is committed to promoting and ensuring equal employment and certification opportunity for all persons regardless of national origin, race, color, sex, religion, disability, age, or sexual orientation.