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UMBC Training Centers Receives EC-Council Circle of Excellence Award

-- Recognition received for commitment to information security training --

COLUMBIA, MD – November 13, 2012 – UMBC Training Centers (, announced today its acceptance of the Circle of Excellence award from EC-Council for North America. Winners were selected from an extensive EC-Council Training Partner Network that includes 450-plus training centers from more than 87 countries.

"We are honored to be recognized with this prestigious award from EC-Council," said Kent Malwitz, President of UMBC Training Centers. "As an EC-Council Authorized Training Center for the past 5 years, we are fortunate to provide high-quality training in cybersecurity and information technology to numerous students from the government, military and commercial sector. This award reinforces our commitment to ensure that our training improves the lives of our students and the performance of the organizations they work for."

EC-Council is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in various e-business and information security skills. As an Authorized Training Center of EC-Council, UMBC Training Centers is able to offer courses, such as: Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI), Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), and Network Security Administrator (ENSA). As a Circle of Excellence award winner, Training Centers is among the first EC-Council partners internationally to offer the highly-anticipated Certified Ethical Hacker version 8 program.

The EC-Council Awards recognize the ongoing commitment of Accredited Training Centers and certified EC-Council instructors that have contributed significantly, and made a difference to the information security community by providing leading EC-Council certification programs.

About UMBC Training Centers
UMBC Training Centers ( delivers high-quality professional education and training services to individuals, government agencies, non-profit organizations and businesses. UMBC Training Centers extend the academic excellence of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) to working professionals and organizations through the delivery of technical, scientific and professional non-degree training programs. UMBC is certified as a Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education, as well as a Center of Academic Excellence in Research sponsored by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security.

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