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The 5 IT Certifications that will Boost your Tech Career

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 8, 2016 1:25:00 PM / by Jeff Rinehard

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Getting started in the information technology industry isn't easy. There are more qualified candidates than open positions in many areas. Often, having a degree isn't enough on its own to set you apart from the crowd. If you really want to stand out in a talented pool of candidates, you need the right IT certifications. Get your tech career off on the right foot with the right IT certification for your field. We've listed our top five certifications here to help you get started.

 

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The Do's and Don't of Passwords

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 6, 2016 7:14:46 PM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in Uncategorized

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Take a moment to think about the array of passwords you have created overtime. It’s very likely that you have so many passwords that you can’t possibly remember them all, or on the reverse side, you could be someone who uses the same password for all of your login credentials. Either way your passwords could be putting your online security at risk. These days, just about every system that stores data requires a password. It is the first barrier between a hacker and sensitive information. When creating passwords, there are several rules you should follow in order to keep stored information secure. Here are a few helpful do's and don'ts for proper password management.

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It's Almost Here! Certified Network Defender (CND)

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 6, 2016 7:13:55 PM / by Jeff Rinehard posted in Uncategorized

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TrainACE is ecstatic to announce that we have been individually selected to run one of the first (CND) Certified Network Defender experience classes in the world. We are one of twenty-one training organizations that were chosen world-wide by the EC Council to instruct this game changing program. Certified Network Defender might just change the world!

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How to Start a Career in Information Technology in the D.C. Area

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 6, 2016 7:13:42 PM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in Uncategorized

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You have a way with computers. You write code, you dabble in programs, and you troubleshoot issues for friends and family. You dream of turning your avocation into a vocation, but the path from casual IT resource to paid IT professional feels elusive. The truth is that the path to a career in IT does not need to be intimidating.

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TrainACE is Now a MyCAA Approved School

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 3, 2016 3:09:20 PM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in cyber security training scholarship, DoD, IT training scholarship, military spouse scholarship, mycaa, Uncategorized, Updates

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TrainACE is now a MyCAA approved school accepting military spouse scholarships for our training courses.

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IT Training and Cyber Security Training in Northern Virginia

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 2, 2016 10:06:24 AM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in Cisco, CompTIA, computer training in va, cyber security training, IT training, Microsoft, Networking, Project Management, Security

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Did you know that TrainACE and our Advanced Security branch offers IT training and Cyber Security training in Northern Virginia? TrainACE has a computer training facility located out of Loudoun County in Ashburn, Virginia. The Ashburn location offers our full catalog of courses and delivers the same high-quality training with unbeatable prices that we have been providing to our students at the Greenbelt, Maryland location since 2001.

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Network Administrator Job Outlook in Washington, DC

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 10, 2016 3:05:49 PM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in certifications, Cisco, CompTIA, jobs, network administrator, network administrator salary, Networking

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CompTIA Certification Renewal Policy

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 9, 2016 12:00:09 PM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in ceu, CompTIA, CompTIA, comptia certification, continuing education, Uncategorized

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CompTIA A+ Exam Cost and Testing Locations in Maryland and Virginia

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 26, 2016 11:57:00 AM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in CompTIA, CompTIA A+, comptia a+ exam, comptia a+ exam testing, comptia a plus, comptia a+ training, Networking, pearson vue testing center

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Whether you are transitioning to an IT career or you are already an entry-level IT professional, the CompTIA A+ certification is an essential piece to establishing your career. Once you feel confident that you have mastered the material, you will need to schedule your A+ certification exam. Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about how much the CompTIA A+ exam cost and testing locations in Maryland and Virginia.

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What is CCNA Routing and Switching?

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 29, 2015 3:20:38 PM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in Uncategorized

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