Did you know that the Istio project has not only become a graduated CNCF project in the past year, but that it now also has a formal CNCF certification exam? In this talk, Eitan Suez from Tetrate will give an overview of the Istio Certified Associate (ICA) certification exam and why he thinks it’s the natural next certification to consider after Kubernetes. Eitan will discuss the history of the certification exam, its contribution to the CNCF, the logistics of enrolling to take the exam, what topics the exam covers, and how to prepare.