The Preparation Materials for the exams are improved regularly. These improvements result in changes in the downloadable material on the EXIN website and Partnernet.

The recently renewed/new documents of the programs in alphabetical order are:
 

Agile Scrum:

  • (10-4-2018) Agile Scrum all modules in English and Dutch: All Preparation Guides have been updated. The Scrum Guide is additional literature in the Foundation module and exam literature in the Advanced modules. There has been a new release of the Guide. This update has no impact on the exam questions but it was a trigger to change the reference to the Scrum Guide in the Preparation Guides to a more general one:
  • Schwaber, Ken & Sutherland, Jeff
    The Scrum Guide™ - The definitive guide to Scrum: The Rules of the Game
    Scrum.Org and ScrumInc.
    You can find the latest version of the Scrum Guide here: http://www.scrumguides.org
    Also some errors of labels and copyright statements have been fixed in the preparation guides and the sample exams.
  • (19-4-2018) Agile Scrum Product Owner Bridge update: Since April 1 the following certificates are accepted as prerequisites for the Agile Scrum Product Owner Bridge: Professional Scrum Master (PSM) or Advanced Certified ScrumMaster™ (A-CSM) . This change has been processed in the Preparation Guides of the Bridge module.
  • (15-5-2018) Agile Scrum Master: The Dutch versions of the Preparation Guide (201805) and Sample Exam (201805) have been updated in line with the update in English. An overview of the changes can be found in the Change Document. The documents are in the Agile Scrum downloads section of Partnernet.

Business Continuity Management:

  • (11-7-2018) Business Continuity Management Foundation update: The exam literature of the module was not sufficient to prepare well for the exam. The standard ISO 22301 has been added. The English, Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish Preparation Guides (201807) have been updated and a Change Document is also available in the Business Continuity Management downloads section of Partnernet.

Cyber & IT Security:

  • (3-5-2018) Cyber & IT Security Foundation: The Preparation Guide has been updated and released in version 201804. In the literature matrix some references have been added.

Data Centre Management:

  • (17-5-2018) Certified Data Centre Professional (CDCP): The Chinese version of the certification is live.

DevOps:

  • (16-4-2018) DevOps Professional: The Japanese version of the exam is available in Pearson VUE.
  • (23-4-2018) DevOps Master: The maintenance has been processed in all products of the Spanish version. The nature of the changes can be reviewed in the English change document (see downloads section Partnernet)
  • (14-5-2018) DevOps Professional: An update of the English Preparation Guide has been published as version 201805. Some typing errors in the Basic Concepts List are corrected and a formulation in the Introduction was improved. There are no content changes.
  • (17-5-2018) DevOps Master: In the German Preparation Guide the title of the Handbook has been changed into the German version of the Handbook. The Preparation Guide is released with version 201805
  • (23-5-2018) DevOps Professional: The German version of the Preparation Guide is now available as version 201805.
  • (23-5-2018) DevOps Professional: The French version of the Preparation Guide is now available as version 201805.
  • (30-5-2018) DevOps Professional: The Brazilian Portuguese version of the Preparation Guide is now available as version 201805.
  • (4-6-2018) DevOps Professional: The German version of the Sample Exam is now available as version 201806. The exam is also available.
  • (11-6-2018) DevOps Professional: The Brazilian Portuguese version of the certification is now completely available, the sample exam has version 201806.
  • (11-6-2018) DevOps Professional: The French version of the certification is now completely available, the sample exam has version 201806.
  • (4-7-2018) DevOps Professional: The Spanish version of the Preparation Guide and the Sample Exam are available as version 201807. The exam is also available.

Ethical Hacking:

  • (18-4-2018) Ethical Hacking Foundation: The article Ethical Hacking, which is part of the literature of the module has been updated. The subtitle has changed and some minor errors were fixed. There are no content changes. The article can be found in Downloads of Ethical Hacking.

Information Security Management:

  • (12-4-2018) The Preparation Guides, Sample Exams and the BTM of Information Security Foundation in all languages have been updated to version 201804. Unnecessary references to the year of publication of the standard have been removed. The Preparation Guides of Information Security Management Expert English and Dutch have been updated to 201804 too. The list of literature has been updated with the latest years of publication. These changes are also registered in the Change Documents.
  • (10-7-2018) The Preparation Guides of Information Security Management Professional in EnglishDutch and Brazilian Portuguese have been updated with the 6th edition of the book Whitman, M.E., Mattord, H.J. Management of Information Security. A matrix of changes can be found in the Change Document. The references in the Sample Exams have been processed too. All these documents are available in version 201806 in the downloads section of Partnernet.

Privacy & Data Protection:

  • (10-4-2018) Privacy & Data Protection Foundation: The Brazilian Portuguese Preparation Guide has been pubished in a new version: 201804. A few typo's have been corrected and the recommended group size has been removed.
  • (10-4-2018) Basic Concepts: A few errors in the Brazilian Portuguese list have been corrected.
  • (16-4-2018) Privacy & Data Protection Foundation: The English version of the exam goes live in Pearson VUE on Thursday April 19.
  • (18-4-2018) Privacy & Data Protection Foundation: The Dutch, French and Brazilian Portuguese version of the exam go live in Pearson VUE on Saturday April 21.
  • (15-5-2018) Privacy & Data Protection Foundation: The Japanese version is now available.
  • (17-5-2018) Privacy & Data Protection Foundation: The literature matrices in the Preparation Guides of all languages have been corrected after an error was found. The Preparation Guides are all published with version 201805.
  • (5-5-2018) Privacy & Data Protection Foundation: The Japanese version of the exam is available in Pearson VUE from June 8.
  • (15-6-2018) Privacy & Data Protection Practitioner: The Dutch version of the module is now available. The Sample Exam and Preparation Guide have version 201806.

 

SIAM(TM):

  • (6-4-2018) SIAM Professional: The Japanese Preparation Guide and Case Study are now available in the downloads section on Partnernet.
  • (16-4-2018) SIAM Foundation: The Spanish version of the exam goes live in Pearson VUE on Thursday April 19.
  • (18-4-2018) SIAM Professional: A full 40 questions sample exam in English is now available in the downloads section of Partnernet.
  • (30-4-2018) SIAM Foundation: The Body of Knowledge of SIAM Foundation has been translated to Japanese and published by Leonon Media. The literature reference has been updated in the Japanese Preparation Guide. http://www.leonon.nl/book/9789492618207-siam-body-of-knowledge.html
  • (17-5-2018) SIAM Professional: The Body of Knowledge of SIAM Professional is published by Van Haren Publishing.  https://www.vanharen.net/shop/siam-professional-bok/ The information has been added in the Preparation Guides English and Japanese, which are republished as version 201805.
  • (28-5-2018) SIAM Foundation: The Brazilian Portuguese version of the Preparation Guide (201805) and Sample Exam (201806) is now available in the downloads section on Partnernet.
  • (8-6-2018) SIAM Foundation: The Brazilian Portuguese version of the certification is now complete.
  • (11-7-2018) SIAM Foundation: The Dutch versions of the Preparation Guide (201807) and Sample Exam (201807) are now available in the downloads section on Partnernet.
  • (16-7-2018) SIAM Professional BTM. Slide 88 has a minor change: some content was removed, it was copied from another paragraph in the book and that was confusing. The BTM is republished with version 201807.

VeriSM(TM)

  • (10-4-2018) Basic Concepts: A few errors in the Brazilian Portuguese list have been corrected.
  • (16-4-2018) VeriSM Foundation and Essentials: The English versions of the exams are available in Pearson VUE
  • (16-4-2018) VeriSM Foundation, Essentials and Plus: The Spanish version is now available.
  • (25-4-2018) VeriSM Foundation, Essentials and Plus: The French version is now available.
  • (22-5-2018) VeriSM Foundation, Essentials and Plus: The German Preparation Guide is available in the downloads section of Partnernet with version 201805.
  • (29-5-2018) VeriSM Foundation: The German Sample Exam is available in the downloads section of Partnernet with version 201805.
  • (29-5-2018) VeriSM Foundation, Essentials and Plus: The Chinese Preparation Guide is available in the downloads section of Partnernet with version 201805.
  • (29-5-2018) VeriSM Foundation, Essentials and Plus: The Chinese versions of the Sample Exams are available in the downloads section of Partnernet with version 201806.
  • (6-6-2018) VeriSM Foundation, Essentials and Plus: The Chinese versions of the modules are now fully available.
  • (20-6-2018) VeriSM Foundation, Essentials and Plus: The German versions of the modules are now fully available.
  • (25-6-2018) VeriSM Foundation, Essentials and Plus: The Dutch Preparation Guide is available in the downloads section of Partnernet with version 201806
  • (27-6-2018) VeriSM Foundation, Essentials and Plus: The Dutch versions of the modules are now fully available.