The Egyptian Software Testing Board (ESTB) was founded on December 17, 2008 by a group of software engineering and testing practitioners, consultants, academics, and trainers.
ESTB members are native Egyptians, working in leading Egyptian ICT organizations, involved and aware of testing and software process technologies, standards, and best practices.
The Egyptian Software Testing Board (ESTB) was awarded admission as Member Board to ISTQB® on March 26, 2009.
The ESTB has appointed the Software Engineering Competence Center (SECC) as the sole ESTB Examination Institute/Certification Body for the ISTQB® certificates in Egypt.
Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) will act as legal entity for ESTB. ITIDA is a governmental organization developing IT industry in Egypt. ITIDA is significantly financed by the private ICT sector with significant presence of private ICT business representatives on its Board of Directors. ITIDA will not interfere in ESTB decisions.