Certification Exam Policy

Exam Retake Policy

  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait 7 days before retaking the exam a third time.
  • A seven-day waiting period will be imposed for each subsequent exam retake.
  • A candidate may not take a given exam any more than five times per year (12 months). This 12-month period would start the day of the fifth unsuccessful exam retake. The candidate would then be eligible to retake the exam 12 months from that date. In order to take a given exam more than five times per year, a candidate must submit a request and obtain prior permission from Infosec Labs.
  • If a candidate achieves a passing score on exam, the candidate not allowed to attempt the same version of the exam for the second time.

Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) for Exam

Infosec Labs certification exam requires candidates to accept the terms of a NDA before taking an exam. The NDA legally requires candidates to keep information related to exam content confidential. Requiring the acceptance of the NDA helps protect the security of Infosec Labs certification exams and the integrity of the Infosec Labs certification program by legally discouraging piracy and/or unauthorized use of exam content.

All Infosec Labs exams, including the content and wording of exam questions, constitute confidential Infosec Labs information and/or Infosec Labs copyrights that are protected by intellectual property laws. All candidates must agree to the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA), which obligates them to maintain the confidentiality of Infosec Labs exams before they can access an exam. If an individual is caught violating the NDA, the candidate will be subject to action.

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Certification Program Agreement

This Infosec Labs Certification Program Agreement (Agreement) is a legal document between you (you or your) and Infosec Labs (“Infosec Labs”) regarding your participation in the Infosec Labs Certification Program (“Program”). The terms of this Agreement apply to (a) any Infosec Labs Certifications you have attained, and (b) your participation in the Program, including your access to and use of any Infosec Labs Certification Program benefit, Infosec Labs Certification credential or any Infosec Labs Certification logo that Infosec Labs makes available to you as part of the Program. Please read this Agreement carefully.

By accessing or using a Infosec Labs Certification Program benefit, Infosec Labs Certification credential or Infosec Labs Certification logo, you accept the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not accept this agreement, do not access or use any Infosec Labs Certification Program benefit, Infosec Labs Certification credential or Infosec Labs Certification logo.

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Exam security and integrity

Efforts to keep exams secure help maintain the value of Infosec Labs Certification and help ensure that only qualified information security professionals are certified.

The examine may be prohibited from taking any Infosec Labs Certification Exams and/or may be De-certified from the Infosec Labs Certification Program if Infosec Labs believes the examine violated this Exam Agreement and/or engaged in any misconduct. Proctors are authorized to take immediate and appropriate measures against examines who violate testing rules. This policy is enforced to ensure the integrity of the exams and Infosec Labs Certification Program. Examples of misconduct and/or misuse of the exam include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Modifying and/or altering the original results/score report for this exam or any other exam records.
  • Violation of the current exam retake policy.
  • Fraudulently impersonating another to gain access to the exam.
  • Submission of any work that is not completely your own.
  • Providing or accepting improper assistance.
  • Using unauthorized materials in an attempt to satisfy exam requirements (this includes using brain-dump material and/or unauthorized publication of exam questions with or without answers).
  • Disseminating actual exam content or answers.
  • Possession of non-authorized items at the testing center during an exam.
  • Misconduct as determined by statistical analysis.
  • Copying, publishing, disclosing, transmitting, selling, offering to sell, posting, downloading, distributing in any way, or otherwise transferring, modifying, making derivative works of, reverse engineering, decompiling, disassembling or translating any exam in whole or in part, in any form or by any means, verbal or written, electronic or mechanical, for any purpose.
  • Using the exam content in any manner that violates applicable law.

Security and Integrity Policy

Infosec Labs is devoted in helping candidates succeed in their exams and certification. By communicating policies and providing a clear understanding of what constitutes fraudulent behavior and cheating, Infosec Labs strives to help candidates avoid negative consequences.

If a candidate violates any testing rule, exam policy or term within the exam agreement (NDA), or engages in any misconduct that diminishes the security and integrity of the Infosec Labs Certification Program in any way, the candidate may be permanently prohibited from taking any future Infosec Labs Certification exams. In addition, the candidate may be De-certified from the Infosec Labs Certification Program and test scores and certifications may be revoked.

Examples of such misconduct, misuse and fraud include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Falsifying score reports, by modifying and/or altering the original results/score reports for any exam record.
  • Cheating during the exam (such as looking at the monitors of other exam takers, using an unauthorized device or looking at notes).
  • Providing or accepting improper assistance.
  • Bringing non-authorized items into the testing center during an exam session (such as notes or unauthorized materials and electronic devices, such as mobile phones).
  • Using unauthorized material in attempting to satisfy certification requirements (this includes using “brain-dump” material and/or unauthorized publication of exam questions with or without answers).
  • Falsifying identity or impersonating another individual to gain access to an exam.
  • Misconduct as determined by statistical analysis.
  • Copying, publishing, disclosing, transmitting, selling, offering to sell, posting, downloading, distributing in any way, or otherwise transferring, modifying, making derivative works of, reverse engineering, decompiling, disassembling, or translating any exam in whole or in part, in any form or by any means, verbal or written, electronic or mechanical, for any purpose.
  • Disclosing Infosec Labs intellectual property (IP).
  • Disseminating actual exam content.
  • Using the exam content in any manner that violates applicable law.
  • Violating the current exam retake policy.
  • Violating the Infosec Labs non-disclosure agreement (NDA) in any way.
  • Violating the agreement with the exam delivery provider in any way.
  • Candidates may appeal their ban by submitting an appeal to cert-team@infoseclabs.in.
  • A candidate may appeal against a ban for falsifying a score report by submitting the original report (no scans or electronic copies) to: cert-team@infoseclabs.in.
  • Infosec Labs Security Team will review all submitted appeal requests and conduct a thorough investigation of each specific case and will communicate directly with the candidate regarding the conclusion of the investigation and final appeal decision.
  • Infosec Labs may suspend testing at any location where we deem there is a security or integrity problem.
  • Infosec Labs may suspend testing at sites that are related to test sites that pose security risks.
  • Infosecc Labs reserves the right to ask any candidate to retest for any suspected fraudulent activity or anomalous testing patterns at any time.
  • Retesting will take place at a facility that is selected by Infosec Labs at a time agreed upon by Infosec Labs and the candidate.

If a candidate violates any testing rule, exam policy or term within the exam agreement (NDA), or engages in any misconduct that diminishes the security and integrity of the Infosec Labs Certification Program in any way, the candidate may be permanently prohibited from taking any future Infosec Labs Certification exams. In addition, the candidate may be De-certified from the Infosec Labs Certification Program and test scores and certifications may be revoked.

  • Inclusion in beta testing is by invitation only.
  • Infosec Labs reserves the right to exclude countries and/or testing centers from the beta testing program.

Based on security and integrity concerns, Infosec Labs reserves the right to exclude specific regions, countries and testing centers from the Infosec Labs Certification Program altogether.

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