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Certified Secure exists to encourage and fulfill the growing interest in IT Security knowledge and skills. We stand for openness, transparency and the sharing of knowledge. The Certified Secure Checklists are a perfect example of this belief.

Internet Relay Chat (IRC)

The Certified Secure Internet Relay Chat (IRC) server is open for everybody and is the best place to meet other Certified Secure enthusiasts. Check out the instructions and come join us in #cs


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