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  • Your Badge and Support

    Benefits of IBM Digital Badges

    • Combine your credentials to form a complete overview of your skills.
    • Display your accomplishment in your email signature.
    • Display your qualifications on social and professional networking sites.
    • Provide employers with easy, valid verification of your credentials.

    Getting your badge

    • IBM Security will issue your badge automatically at a minimum of every two weeks upon successful completion of badge requirements.
    • Any questions regarding our Security badge offerings should be directed to:
    • Questions about your Acclaim account or website should be directed to Acclaim support.
    • For general inquiries related to the IBM Digital Badge Program, contact

    About open badges

    Learn more about Security

    DISCLAIMER FOR IBM BUSINESS PARTNERS ONLY: Please note, this badge is intended to support the Continuing Education of IBM Security Business Partners. This badge does NOT satisfy the sales and technical requirements of PartnerWorld.
    Please see the skills listed on the IBM Certification Program website for a complete list of badges which qualify for PartnerWorld.
    • Personal Data Privacy Agreement

      NOTICE: IBM leverages the services of Credly's Acclaim platform, a 3rd party data processor authorized by IBM and located in the United States, to assist in the administration of the IBM Digital Badge program. In order to issue you an IBM Digital Badge, your personal information (name, email address, and badge earned) will be shared with the Credly’s Acclaim platform.  You will receive an email notification from Acclaim with instructions for claiming the badge. Your personal information is used to issue your badge and for program reporting and operational purposes. It will be handled in a manner consistent with IBM privacy practices.  The IBM Privacy Statement can be viewed here:   IBM employees can view the IBM Internal Privacy Statement here:

      Please contact for further assistance or questions regarding IBM Security Open Badges.