Rochester, New York – [April 15, 2020] – CyberKnights, a product of Rofori Corporation, is at the intersection of employers, academia, training providers, and talent for the purposes of enabling cybersecurity talent assessment, development, and retention. CertNexus and CyberKnights have partnered to help grow and increase knowledge in the workforce.

The soon-to-be-launched CyberKnights portal leverages the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST), National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Framework in a multitude of ways.  Talent can be assessed against the NICE Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Tasks (KSATs) and matched with employers, academia, and CertNexus training providers.  Additional capabilities include cybersecurity-focused career track mapping and the ability for training providers, academia and employers to manage talent in an effort to enable life-long career management within the cybersecurity workforce.

CertNexus’ certification programs in cybersecurity, IoT, AI, and data science broaden Development, IT and Security professionals’ Knowledge and validate skills using globally recognized curriculum and high stakes examinations. CyberKnights will help match individual and business training needs with CertNexus training providers.  Additionally, CyberKnights will enable training providers to directly access individuals and employers who can benefit from CertNexus certification programs.

”CyberKnights is bringing a much needed solution to assist employers in bridging the cybersecurity skills gap while enabling individuals a line of sight to gainful employment,” said Jeff Felice, President at CertNexus. “We are pleased to partner with Rofori by including CertNexus exam objectives which map to the NICE Framework and extending the platform to the CertNexus Authorized Training Partner channel.”

“I am extremely excited to partner with CertNexus and I believe that we have a natural means of supporting each other as we continue to grow.  This partnership is extremely beneficial from the aspect of helping to directly connect training providers to individuals and businesses in order to help grow the workforce of tomorrow” – Chris Silbaugh, VP of Business Development at Rofori Corporation

About  Rofori Corporation

Rofori Corporation is a Native American and Veteran owned company based in Zionsville, Indiana. Rofori excels in creating structured data platforms to address the increasing challenges of standards and legislative compliance, across the layered/extensive ecosystem of corporate processes and fragmented collaboration.  Rofori offers innovative cloud solutions for assessing cybersecurity risk, leveraging standards and best practices widely adopted through the National Institute of Standards and Technology frameworks. Rofori offers CyberKnights, a cloud-hosted solution for Talent Assessment, Development, and Retention aimed at supporting the career acquisition and journey for cybersecurity professionals.


About CertNexus

CertNexus is the global purveyor of vendor-neutral, emerging technology certifications and micro-credentials for Business, Development, IT and Security professionals. CertNexus’ exams meet the most rigorous development standards possible which outlines a global framework for developing personnel certification programs to narrow the widening skills gap. CertNexus partners with highly knowledgeable and talented industry experts to ensure the integrity and quality of each exam, with all exams following a rigorous development process. Two CertNexus exams — CyberSec First Responder® (CFR) and Certified Internet of Things Practitioner (CIoTP) — are accredited under the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 17024:2012 standard. For more information, connect with CertNexus at