Input Output's Expertise

With over 20 years' experience, we know how to handle our clients' needs, and keep them happy while doing it. We're accredited by the BBB and we maintain over 15 industry recognized IT, management, and security certifications. Additionally, as proof of our ethical practices, every Input Output architect is a proud member of the FBI's InfraGard program.

Our expertise also allows us to understand that there is strength in numbers which is why we maintain extensive partnerships and strategic alliances with vendors and other leading cyber-security teams.

This collaboration is not one-sided either. We have been recognized by our peers and industry leaders as experts in our field, and as such are called upon as cybersecurity subject matter experts.

Whether you're a newly formed business or a national enterprise we have the experience and the resources to help you properly manage your cybersecurity risks, regulatory compliance needs, and risk management programs.


Certified Expertise

Input Output's IT, Management, & Security Certifications

The industry is always changing, and we're always learning. Our certifications demonstrate our commitment, dedication, and understanding of each of the certificate's focus areas.

We maintain over 15 industry recognized certificates, and are constantly working towards more to ensure we stay at the top of our game and so you can feel confident in our recommendations.

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CCNA Security

Cisco Certified Network Assoc. Security

​The Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security) certificate holder has demonstrated the ability to recognize security threats and vulnerabilities in network infra-structures. They have the expertise to mitigate discovered threats, and the experience to develop an secured security infrastructure. 

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Cisco Certified Network Assoc. Routing & Switching

The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) exam covers in depth information regarding not only core networking methodologies and equipment, but emerging technologies as well. CCNA certificate holders have demonstrated an expertise with Cisco routing and switching technologies as well as non-vendor specific network design, management, and troubleshooting.


EC-Council CIH

EC-Council Certified Incident Handler

EC-Council Certified Encryption Specialists have the skills and expertise to handle a multitude of cybersecurity incidents. They are able to identify, contain, and help organizations recover from attacks and help reinstate normal business operations while effectively mitigating the negative impacts as much as possible. ECIH certificate holders also posses the skills required to draft efficient and compliant security and privacy policies for the organization. Ultimately EC-Council Certified Incident Handlers are able to help organization's minimize the loss, and negative after-effects of a security breach.

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EC-Council ECES

EC-Council Certified Encryption Specialist

EC-Council Certified Encryption Specialists understand the core of how today's cryptography systems work. Having a thorough understanding of current, and historical, encryption methods the ECES security professional can fully evaluate a current, and projected, encryption system. ECES security professionals have demonstrated a mastery of VPNs, steganography, hashing algorithms, a multitude of encryption algorithms and symmetric and asymmetric algorithms.

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Systems Security Certified Practitioner

ISC² Systems Security Certified Practitioners have demonstrated expertise, advanced technical skills, and knowledge to implement, monitor, and manage information systems' infrastructure using security best practices.

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Certified Internet Web Professional Web Security Professional

​The CIW Web Security Professional is the highest security designation awarded by the Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW) organization. CIW-WSP holders have a thorough understanding of how to secure networks from unauthorized activity and methods to properly mitigate risks and vulnerabilities in networks, websites, data systems, and business's standard operating procedures (SOP). The Web Security Professional also understands how to create an effective security policy and help support incident management and mitigation efforts in the event of a security or data breach.

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Certified Internet Web Professional Site Development Associate

​The Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW) Site Development Associate understands essential web development skills and how to write code manually. In association with multiple security designations, it helps the certificate holder understand how to read HTML code for vulnerabilities and help identify common attack vectors (methods of attack) in HTML and CSS code. The Site Development Associate is also experienced with; Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), JavaScript, and Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

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CompTIA IT Operations Specialist

​The CompTIA IT Operations Specialist (CIOS) is a stack-able certificate awarded by CompTIA to IT professionals who have demonstrated proficiency with IT foundational  skills across a wide variety of devices and operating systems. CIOS holders are also able to confidentially design, configure, manage, and troubleshoot a variety of both wired, and wireless network components. The CIOS requires the following current certificates: CompTIA A+, Network+.

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CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist

​The CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist (CSIS) is a CompTIA stack-able certificate that is provided for holders of a current: CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ certificate. It recognizes IT Security Specialist who have years of experience in multiple cybersecurity domains.

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CompTIA Security+

The CompTIA Security+ certificate validates a wide range of vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. Security+ certificate holders have demonstrated a proficiency with: IT security best practices, network security principles, and risk management. It also meets ISO 17024 standards, is approved by the U.S. DoD (Department of Defense) to fulfill directive 8570.01-M requirements, and is compliant with government regulations under FISMA (Federal Information Security Management Act).

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CompTIA Project+

​The CompTIA Project+ certification validates the holder's ability to scope, manage, and implement projects of various sizes. They understand the properties of projects, phases, schedules, roles and responsibilities and understand the basics of the Agile methodology. They have the ability to understand the appropriate communication methods and change control processes for each project and project team. Additionally they can predict the impact of various project variables and explain the importance of risk strategies and activities.

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CompTIA Network+

​The CompTIA Network+ certification validates an IT professionals ability to confidentially develop, troubleshoot, and manage both wired and wireless networks. Network+ holders have demonstrated an ability to: design and segment networks, create resilient networks, identify benefits and opportunities with current network designs, recognize network security protocols and standards, create virtualized networks, and troubleshoot a multitude of network devices.

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CompTIA A+

​The CompTIA A+ is universally recognized as the qualifying credential for PC technical support and IT operational roles. Certificate holders must also demonstrate an ability to quickly troubleshoot issues and quickly develop a plan of action to resolve desktop and network issues. As the typical foundation to any IT professional's certificate portfolio it covers a wide variety of operating systems, network components, desktops, and mobile devices.

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ITIL Foundation

ITIL Foundation in IT Service Management

​ITIL is a set of best practices to IT Service Management and is the most widely accepted approach in the world. It is mapped to ISO 20000 Part 11 and can help organizations work towards their ISO 20000 certification. The ITIL Foundation in IT Service Management certificate recognizes IT professionals who have a core understanding of the ITIL approach to IT Service Management and can help an organization, and its teams, meet operational excellency.

National Alliances & Designations

Input Output Collaborating with United States National Security Infrastructure

It's a big and dangerous world out there and there is no reason to face it alone. We're no different. We've allied with national organizations and agencies to ensure we stay apprised of the latest cybersecurity threats so we can help keep you safer.

Not only that, but our alliances allow us to provide our expertise to support local, state, and national law enforcement as well. So even when we're not directly working with you, we're still working hard to keep you safe.

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Dept. of Homeland Security CISCP

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security - Cyber Information Sharing & Collaboration Program

The U.S. DHS CISCP enables relevant, actionable, and the timely exchange of unclassified but sensitive cybersecurity information with trusted public-private partnerships. Fostering the depth and breadth of DHS cybersecurity capabilities CISCP partners work together to proactively detect, prevent, mitigate, respond to, and recover from cybersecurity incidents.

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Dept. of Homeland Security AIS

U.S. Dept of Homeland Security - Automated Indicator Sharing

The U.S. DHS AIS program enables the private sector and the Federal Government to share cyber threat indicators at machine speed. As soon as a partner within the program observes an attempted compromise, that indicator is shared in real-time with the Federal Government and all AIS partners meaning adversaries can only use an attack once.

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Dept. of Homeland Security GETS & WPS

U.S. Dept of Homeland Security - Government Emergency Telecommunications Service (GETS) & Wireless Priority Service (WPS) Member

The U.S. DHS Government Emergency Telecommunications and Wireless Priority Service supports national leadership, federal, state, and local governments, and other authorized national security and emergency preparedness (NS/EP) users. It helps these individuals support restoration efforts during an emergency or crisis situation where landline or wireless communications may otherwise be unavailable.

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FBI's InfraGard Program

U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation InfraGard Program

InfraGard is a collaboration between the FBI and members of the private sector. It's a vehicle that provides seamless public-private information sharing to promote the protection of critical infrastructure. Each Input Output Security Architect is a proud member of the FBI InfraGard program.

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National Security Agency

Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) 4011 Recognition

The Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) recognize that Input Output has met the CNSS 4011 training standards. By maintaining compliance with the CNSS 4011 requirements Input Output demonstrates the required training to assist federal agencies and private sector entities to protect their critical data, and aid in the defense of the nation's critical information systems.

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U.S. Dept. of Defense Directive 8570 IAT Level II

The U.S. Department of Defense Directive 8570 prescribes that certain security certifications must be held for particular job roles within the military. Input Output has met the requirements of IAT Level II job roles.

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U.S. Dept. of Defense Directive 8570 IAM Level I

The  U.S. Department of Defense Directive 8570 prescribes that certain security certifications must be held for particular job roles within the military. Input Output has met the requirements of IAM Level II job roles.

Industry Recognized Expertise

Input Output's Expertise Supports the International Cybersecurity Community

As subject matter experts Input Output helps to develop new leading cyber-security certifications to certify tomorrow's cybersecurity professionals.

Input Output also partners with industry leading organizations to identify cybersecurity trends and help develop innovative and seamless risk mitigation strategies.

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EC-Council Subject Matter Expert

International Council of E-Commerce Consultants

The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is the world's largest technical cyber security certification body. Operating in 145 countries globally they developed and own some of the leading cyber security certifications such as: Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C | HFI), Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), Certified Encryption Specialist (ECES), and more. Input Output is proud to be one of the few subject matter experts (SMEs) with the EC-Council which provides us the opportunity, and honor, of contributing to the development of tomorrow's leading cyber security certification assessments.


USF Advisory Committee on Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity for Executives Certificate Program

Based on invitation only, the members of the USF Advisory Committee on Cybersecurity help develop the cybersecurity program to prepare executives with the latest knowledge, threats, and tools to protect their organizations. Committee members provide their expertise through board participation, classroom visits, speaking engagements and curriculium analysis.