Digital Badge Program
Evolve Security Academy partners with Credly, a digital badging platform, to award our certification holders with digital badges to showcase their credentials. Digital badges can be used in email signatures, personal websites, social media sites such as LinkedIn and Twitter, as well as on electronic copies of resumes. This digital image contains verified metadata that describes your qualifications and the process required to earn them.
What is a Digital Badge?
Digital badges are online representations of your achievements. This is what Evolve Security Academy’s digital badge looks like when you add it to your LinkedIn or email signature. There is personalized metadata included in our badge logos which connects the badge to your personal certification achievement.
Each Evolve Security Academy digital badge image contains personalized metadata that connects the badge to your personal certification achievement hosted on Credly’s Platform. This additional layer of content helps others, such as recruiters or managers, more fully understand your capabilities and high-level achievements by displaying your qualifications, specialized skills, and the process you completed to earn and maintain the credential.
When someone clicks on the digital badge, an overview page is presented on the Credly platform.
Why should I use this Digital Badge Program?
How Does It Work?
After you earn your credential, you will receive an email notifying you to claim your badge at Credly's website.
Frequently Asked Questions
We have partnered with Credly to translate the learning outcomes you’ve demonstrated into a badge, issued and managed through the company’s Credly Platform. The technology used is based on the Open Badge Standards maintained by IMS Global. This enables you to manage, share and verify your competencies digitally.
Representing your skills as a badge gives you a way to share your abilities online in a way that is simple, trusted and can be easily verified in real time. Badges provide employers and peers concrete evidence of what you had to do to earn your credential and what you’re now capable of. Credly Platform also offers labor market insights, based on your skills. You can search and apply for job opportunities right through the Credly Platform.
You can easily configure your privacy settings in the Credly Platform. You’re in complete control of the information about yourself that is made public.
No. This is a service we provide to you, at no cost.
While badges are simply digital image files, they are uniquely linked to data hosted on the Credly Platform. This link to verified data makes them more reliable and secure than a paper-based certificate. It also eliminates the possibility of anyone claiming your credential and your associated identity.
You can share your badge directly from the Credly Platform to LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, over email, embedded in a website or in your email signature.
Labor market insights are pulled from live job requisitions. Based on your skills, you can learn which employers are hiring, what job titles you might be qualified for, salary ranges and more. Search active job listings and even apply for them with just a few clicks through the Credly Platform. Access the labor market insights from your badge details page by clicking on Related Jobs, or by clicking on the skill tags assigned to your badge.
You can find answers to frequently asked questions here: support.credly.com