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7 Reasons Why An Ethical Hacker Should Get Certified

Posted by Paul Ricketts on Mar 16, 2018 1:53:42 PM

According to the 2018 Hacker Report less than 5% of today’s ethical hackers learned their skills in a classroom. While the majority of ethical hackers do have some form of computer qualification, few have formal certification in the discipline itself. So why would an ethical hacker need anything as ‘establishment’ as formal training and certification?

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Topics: CEH training, EC-Council, ethical hacking

Looking to Change Career, From Traditional Trade to IT?

Posted by Paul Ricketts on Mar 5, 2018 10:18:27 AM

For years you have dedicated yourself to a traditional trade - electrical contractor, plumbing, HVAC installation, roofing - all honorable and highly skilled jobs, but for any number of reasons you find yourself looking to change careers. Bad boss, bad pay, bad work/life balance, you name it, everyone has a breaking point. Maybe a fresh start in Information Technology is just the change of careers you are looking for.

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Topics: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+

What's Next: Cybersecurity Predictions for 2018

Posted by Madeline Sita on Dec 28, 2017 12:18:56 PM

It's safe to say 2017 has been full of activity in the world of cybersecurity. What about 2018? Will there be an increase in cyber attacks? New and more sophisticated methods of attack? What about even more devastating data breach impacts? The answer is probably all of the above. There are countless predictions out there and we all THINK we have a hunch, but nevertheless it's hard to gage what will happen, until it happens. Here are three general predictions that I've gathered...

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Topics: advanced security, cyber security, cybersecurity, information technology career, Security, cyber security certifications, IT Security

The World of IT

Posted by Madeline Sita on Dec 18, 2017 11:54:39 AM

Career paths are not always as straightforward as they seem. There are going to be those people fortunate enough to find what they're looking for in their first job and build a career from that point. For many though, the process of learning and self-discovery takes much longer and down paths they never anticipated or allows them to find passion through different means than they had pictured. This is very accurate in the mysterious world of information technology (IT).

Just because you graduated college as a history major doesn't mean you can't pursue a career in IT, right?  If you want career change, and IT looks attractive to you, follow this infographic for some direction!

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Topics: career change, computer training, cyber security, cyber security jobs, cyber security training, cybersecurity, information security, information technology career, IT, IT Jobs, IT training, IT Security, IT Certification

10 Holiday Gift Ideas for that Cyber-Geek

Posted by Madeline Sita on Dec 11, 2017 11:08:11 AM

T-minus two weeks until Christmas! It's time to get those last minute gifts. No idea where to start? Don't panic! We've come up with some outside-the-usual-gift-box ideas for that IT geek and hacker in your life.

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Topics: cyber security, Hackers, IT training, online shopping, IT Security

Career in Information Technology

Posted by Madeline Sita on Dec 4, 2017 11:01:19 AM

Need a career change? Not sure if you're cut out for the information technology (IT) industry? It's normal to be apprehensive. However, don't let your doubts stand in between you and your dreams! TrainACE connected with a couple of students from different backgrounds to show that success comes in many ways. See how they overcame their obstacles to earn IT Training certifications. If they can do it, so can you!

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Topics: CompTIA, CompTIA A+, Comptia Security+, cybersecurity, information technology career, IT training, cyber security certifications, IT Security, IT Certification

CompTIA's New Security+ Exam: SYO-501

Posted by Madeline Sita on Oct 23, 2017 12:00:00 PM

The lucrative world of Information Technology is dynamic and developing constantly. With some of the highest job growth projections of any industry, there has never been a better time to get certified and start a new career path in this industry. So you are probably asking yourself, where do I begin?


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Topics: CompTIA, Comptia Security+, Comptia security+ certification, information technology career

The Average Salary of a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Posted by Madeline Sita on Sep 25, 2017 11:12:27 AM

What is a Certified Ethical Hacker, and how much does he/she earn?

As the term implies, a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) is an individual who companies hire to inspect the security of their online systems by attempting to hack into them. 

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Topics: CEH salary, CEH training

A Job in Security Leads to Job Security

Posted by Madeline Sita on Sep 5, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Cyber security/IT salaries continue to rise as companies deal with a snowballing shortage of cyber talent. 

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Top 5 IT Job Trends: Skills & Certifications

Posted by Madeline Sita on Aug 7, 2017 11:12:06 AM

Today, end users having very different expectations of their IT departments than they did in the past. Large developments in networking capacity, media streaming, data processing, and the Internet have accounted for very different preferences.

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