Shyft’s Veriscope product now boasts some 35 crypto service providers including Binance, Bitfinex, Tether and Huobi.
BitMEX said the appointment forms part of the firm's "beyond derivatives" strategy.
The plaintiffs have requested the stay on discovery currently in place be lifted.
Certification involves examining possible threats and vulnerabilities within an organization's IT systems.
BitMEX has announced plans to deposit a physical wallet containing a single bitcoin on the moon's surface.
South Korea-based Calvin Kim works primarily on the bitcoin scaling project Utreexo.
The firm said it would pay a small percentage of fees to start offsetting carbon emissions.
Arthur Hayes, Benjamin Delo, and Samuel Reed face up to five years in prison per charge if convicted.
Sophisticated actors are taking from amateur investors in bitcoin derivatives trading, according to Carnegie Mellon researchers using data from BitMEX.
The program is an attempt to spur new user growth and reinvent the platform's image.
Derivatives are to remain at "the heart" of BitMEX's business, however.
After appearing before a judge, Arthur Hayes was released on $10 million bond pending court proceedings in New York, Bloomberg reported.
Under a proposal, Hayes would be allowed release on a $10 million bond secured by $1 million in cash.