Owned and managed by Certification Partners, CIW is the world’s premier vendor-neutral IT and Web technology education and certification program. Since 1997, CIW has trained more than 1 million students and professionals, and has awarded more than 170,000 professional IT certifications through thousands of universities, colleges, high schools, middle schools, learning centers and corporations worldwide. The CIW core curriculum focuses on the foundational standards and job skills that enable the Internet to function, including Web design, development, security, administration, networking and databases.