February 2019

Upcoming CSCIP/P Training and Exam
  • Hyatt Regency Phoenix (Secure Alliance Technology 2019 Payments Summit)
    • March 14, 2019 (in-person training), March 15, 2019 (online exam)

    CSEIP Training, Exam, and Recertification Dates

    Unless otherwise noted, CSEIP training and exams will take place at The Training Center at Identification Technology Partners, located at 12 S Summit Ave in Gaithersburg, MD. Recertification is online-based only.


    CSEIP Training/Exam

    • Feb. 26-28, 2019, Identification and Technology Partners
    • March 26-28, 2019, Identification and Technology Partners
    • April 23-25, 2019, Identification and Technology Partners
    • May 21-23, 2019, Identification and Technology Partners
    • June 25-27, 2019, Identification and Technology Partners
    • July 23-25, 2019, (correct date to come) Identification and Technology Partners
    • Aug. 27-29, 2019, Identification and Technology Partners

    To view the entire CSEIP 2019 schedule, click here.


    CSEIP Recertification

    Recertification extends the value of the CSEIP certification by demonstrating that the CSEIP certificant is current with new requirements and refreshes knowledge of the original information. This is online, instructor-led, and is scheduled for 11 a.m. ET – 3 p.m. ET. The hour-long exam follows, from 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Upcoming dates are listed below:

    • March 22, 2019
    • April 19, 2019
    • May 17, 2019
    • June 21, 2019
    • July 19, 2019
    • Aug. 16, 2019

    To view the entire CSEIP recertification schedule, click here.  

      New Training Location!

      The Secure Technology Alliance Institute for Advanced Payments and Identity Security serves as the training and education organization for the Alliance. Unless otherwise noted, CSCIP and CSEIP trainings will be held at Identification Technology Partners, located at 12 S Summit Ave in Gaithersburg, MD.

      New Resources Available

      We encourage you to take a look at the many Secure Technology Alliance and U.S. Payments Forum educational resources available to you. 

        Secure Technology Alliance Conference Proceedings

        LEAP members have access to past Secure Technology Alliance conference proceedings. Proceedings from the 2018 Payments Summit (March 2018), Securing Federal Identity (June 2018) and Securing Digital Identity Symposium (December 2018) have been posted on the LEAP member site.

          New Certificants


          • Paul Aresenault, Department of Homeland Security*
          • Benjamin Globus, Securityhunters
          • Vandy Hill, Department of Homeland Security*
          • Steven Holt, Department of Homeland Security*
          • Robert Mayes, Department of Homeland Security*
          • Ross Nelson, Securityhunters
          • Brian O’Rourke, XTec, Inc.
          • David Walker, Department of Homeland Security*


          • Gerry Glindro, IDEMIA
          • Michael Johnson, LTK Engineering Services
          • Kin Mak, IDEMIA
          • Oscar Ortega, IDEMIA
          • Shing Hong Pang, American Express
          • Artur Russ, IDEMIA
          • Jim Sanchez, IDEMIA
          • Shereena Sherafudeen, IDEMIA
          • Chad Black, Blackhawk Security LLC
          • Rick Burfield, Silent Partner Security Systems
          • Rob Edwards, Diversified
          • Thomas Horgan, AMAG Technology
          • Gordon McGlone, Department of Homeland Security
          • Rafael Molinari, Kastle Systems
          • David Murray, scDataCom LLC
          • Fred Nathan, GC&E Systems Group
          • Steven Peltier, Johnson Controls
          • Dustin Perkins, Orion Security Solutions
          • Reginald D Smith, Johnson Controls, Inc.
          • Melvin Terezon, CertiPath Inc.
          • Benjamin Williams, Probitas Technology
          CSEIP Recertified
          • Antonio Arauj, PowerComm
          • Gabriel Ciurescu, MC Dean
          • Deon Ford, Prism International
          • Carlos Gaskin, Boeing
          • Sterling Gawthrop, PowerComm
          • Troy Hall, Johnson Controls
          • David Harjo, Bureau of ATF
          • Philip Hosack, LVW Electronics
          • Larry Lillard, RFI Enterprise
          • James Morton, NARA
          • Jaime Santiago, Bureau of ATF
          • Todd Soderstrom, Security Install Solutions
          • Jason Tesori, Bergelectric
          • Bill Thomas, DoJ - Executive Office US Attorneys
          • Maniram Tiwari, Johnson Controls
          • Anthony Tran, Star Asset Security
          • Jon Waters, Signet Technologies

          * Denotes corporate exam. For more information, contact Randy Vanderhoof

          CSCIP Notes and Resources
          • Applicants must receive a passing (70% correct) grade on all parts of the exam to receive a CSCIP, CSCIP/G or CSCIP/P certification; notification of grades will be sent approximately two weeks after completing the exam
          • Download CSCIP Certification Application – Fillable Word FormPDF
          • Download CSCIP, CSCIP/G and/or CSCIP/P Exam Registration and Documentation Order Form – Fillable Word FormPDF
          • Visit the CSCIP portion of the website for more information
            See Who Is Certified
            View the complete list of CSCIP and CSEIP members. You can sort the list by individual name, company name, or date of certification.
            Promote Your Certification
            If you have a CSCIP or CSEIP designation, be sure to promote your certification in your signature in all of your email and hard copy correspondence, as well as on business cards and letterhead. If you need a copy of a specific logo credential, please email Shelbey Votapek to request one.

            About This Newsletter

            The Training & Certification Newsletter is a quarterly publication for members of the Secure Technology Alliance Leadership, Education and Advancement Program (LEAP) and CSCIP and CSEIP recipients. LEAP is an online, members-only organization for smart card professionals that advances education and professional development. The CSCIP and CSEIP programs are Secure Technology Alliance training and certification programs for industry professionals. We encourage you to visit the LEAP, CSCIP and CSEIP portions of our website for news and updates. Thank you for your membership and interest, and please email us with any suggestions for future content.
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