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ANAB Has Granted PECB the ASTM E2659 Accreditation Scope Extension for the Essential Skills Programs and ISO/IEC 27001:2022 Foundation Certificate Program

Featured News 2023-11-13

PECB is pleased to announce that as of October 12, 2023, and hereafter, its accreditation scope against ASTM E2659 has been extended by the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB). This extension encompasses the following essential programs and the foundation certificate program:

  • Complying with the GDPR: A Practical Approach to Data Protection
  • Techniques for Cybersecurity
  • Information Security Management
  • ISO/IEC 27001: 2022 Foundation 

Upon a thorough independent assessment, which included a site visit assessment to determine PECB’s level of compliance against the requirements of ASTM E2659, we successfully met the required criteria to extend the accreditation scope.

To view the Accreditation Certificate, please visit: Accreditations and Affiliations

About PECB

PECB is a certification body which provides education¹ and certification under ISO/IEC 17024, and certificate programs under ANSI/ASTM E2659-18, for individuals in a wide range of disciplines. 

PECB is a global provider of training, examination, certification, and certificate program services in multiple fields, including, but not limited to, Quality Management, Business Continuity, Information Security, Risk Management, and Anti-Bribery Management.

PECB has earned an international reputation for integrity, value, and best practice by providing assurance through the evaluation, certification of professionals with rigorous, internationally recognized competence requirements, and now also through certificate programs. PECB’s mission is to provide its clients with comprehensive examination, certification, and certificate program services that inspire trust and benefit society as a whole. For more information, please visit

1 Education refers to training courses developed by PECB, and offered globally through its network of partners.

About ANAB

The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) is a non-governmental organization that provides accreditation services and training to public- and private-sector organizations, serving the global marketplace. ANAB is the largest multi-disciplinary accreditation body in the western hemisphere, with more than 2,500 organizations accredited in approximately 80 countries. A non-profit and wholly owned subsidiary of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), ANAB has comprehensive signatory status across multilateral recognition arrangements of the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC).