News - Xebia Academy & Security Academy consolidate security offerings

Posted on May 31, 2021

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 31st, 2021 -Xebia Academy and Security Academy announce collaboration to expand and strengthen cybersecurity training portfolio. 

Founded in 2007, the Dutch Security Academy has extensive experience training IT professionals in information security, business continuity, privacy & data protection, and crisis management. It offers IAPP (ISC)2, ISACA, and SECO Institute certified courses, combining classroom and virtual education. Security Academy aims to share knowledge and ensure participants can bring what they have learned into practice immediately.

As part of Xebia, an international network of digital specialists, Xebia Academy fuses expert knowledge and practical experience in all its training courses covering data, AI, Cloud, Agile, DevOps, Security, and more. Since 2002, Xebia Academy has been leading the way in IT training, with 150 trainers who have trained over 50,000 professionals worldwide.

Jurriaan Bernson, Director Xebia Academy: "It's nice to partner with a company that shares the drive to offer nothing but the best. The position Security Academy has acquired in the market provides our experts with an excellent opportunity to share their knowledge with many professionals. We are pleased to join forces with a company that has such broad and in-depth knowledge of security and education."

Rick Strijbos, Managing Director Security Academy: "We believe in the power of practice-oriented learning. Like our trainers, Xebia's trainers also share their knowledge from experience and teach their students how to apply newly acquired skills immediately. We both aim to offer our participants the best, and by working together with Xebia, we can now provide more extensive and diverse security education."

As businesses increasingly depend on IT, a development further accelerated by COVID-19, the threat posed by cybercrime, for instance, is growing exponentially. Today's market demands an ever-growing number of well-trained experts who have practical know-how and a solid theoretical background. By entering this partnership, Security Academy and Xebia Academy aim to provide many professionals with more high-quality training. As of June 1st, Xebia Academy and Security Academy have started offering each other's portfolio to existing relations and the broader market. In addition, Security Academy will assign Xebia experts to its courses.

For more information, please contact:

Xebia Academy: Jurriaan Bernson | Director Xebia Academy                   
M: 06 150 244 39 | E: jbernson@xebia.com

Security Academy: Rick Strijbos | Managing director
M: 06 53726274 | E: rick.strijbos@securityacademy.nl

View the Xebia training courses here:
https://xebia.com/academy/en/security-courses

View the Security Academy training courses here:
https://www.securityacademy.nl/