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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

5 Best Entry-Level IT Certifications

Posted by Jeff Rinehard on Mar 13, 2017 10:03:54 AM

In today’s fast paced and highly connected tech industry, seeking out the most relevant and useful career insight into the industry can seem like an intimidating task, especially when innovation in the tech field can change the name of the game overnight.

Most newcomers coming into the tech field have little to no experience but are desperately seeking the right IT and computer training.

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Topics: a+, a+ training, career change, CCNA, ccna training md, ccna training va, CompTIA Network+, Comptia Security+, Comptia security+ certification, Entry-level IT, IT training, network+, network plus, IT Security, IT Certification, CCENT, Network plus training, CCNA training, CCENT training

CompTIA CSA+ : What it means to the Cybersecurity field

Posted by Jeff Rinehard on Feb 10, 2017 10:42:49 AM

Nowadays organizations experience malware attacks, system intrusions, DDOS attacks and countless other threats coming at them from every corner of the web. This is an ongoing assault that has profoundly transformed how organizations need to approach cybersecurity.

The rapid increase in volume and the growing intricacy of threats means that if organizations want to stay secure they need look at the responsibility in a different way. The way to do this is with understanding the data and well-trained and perceptive employees who know what they’re looking at, interpret it correctly and apply it properly.

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Topics: CompTIA, cybersecurity, IT training, CompTIA CSA+, IT Security, IT Certification

IT Training and Cyber Security Training in Northern Virginia

Posted by Ariana Ciancio on Mar 2, 2016 10:06:24 AM

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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Topics: Cisco, CompTIA, computer training in va, cyber security training, IT training, Microsoft, Networking, Project Management, Security

The Ever-Essential Java Programming Language

Posted by Ryan Corey on Jul 8, 2013 4:25:24 AM

Through no fault of its own, the Java programming language, when it was first developed, failed to reach its intended goal. Sun Microsystems, then a leading maker of workstations, had in mind a language that would be adopted by cable companies for interactive TV. In 1991, however, the cable companies were not quite ready for what Sun had in mind.

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Topics: IT training, java, Uncategorized

A Video on What the CEH Certification Training with TrainACE will do for Your Career – Jobs, Salary, Facts and Figures

Posted by Ryan Corey on May 30, 2013 9:43:12 AM

Most people who are looking in to taking the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification training with us want to know a few key points. The CEH certification is arguably the leading baseline penetration testing certification on the market. Our CEH training class prepares people for a career in the field by offering more hands-on training than any other competitor’s class out there. The class also has a pass rate on the certification exam OVER 99% (yes that’s correct, in the last year, about 550 people took the CEH with us and only 5 failed the exam).  As you probably know, we offer classroom based training as well as online options, both are extremely effective.

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Topics: advanced security, average salary, career change, ceh, CEH jobs, CEH salary, CEH training, certified ethical hacker, computer training, cyber security, EC-Council, hacking, information assurance, information technology career, IT training, Online Training, penetration testing, Security, security training

The Most Common Jobs for People Who Hold the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Certification

Posted by Ryan Corey on May 20, 2013 3:45:05 AM

The term "hacker" is often associated with illegal online activity. However, there are hackers who perform 100 percent legal services, which are based on evaluating the information infrastructures of companies. For those who hold the Certified Ethical Hacker certification from the EC-Council, there are several jobs to consider that come with attractive compensation. Some of the most common jobs for hackers holding the CEH certification include computer forensics, incidence response, penetration testing and security analysis. Penetration testing is the most common job for new hackers, but some later advance to become engineers or take on a wider variety of tasks.

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Topics: advanced ethical hacking, advanced penetration testing, certified ethical hacker, cyber security, EC-Council, hacking, information assurance, IT training, Security, security training

"Renewal Requirements of IT's Top Certifications" White Paper Now Available

Posted by Ryan Corey on Jan 23, 2013 2:46:01 PM

CompTIA, Cisco, EC-Council and many other well-known IT certification organizations have placed certain requirements on recipients of their credentials. These requirements were mandated  in order to validate the worth of carrying the respected certification. Once a person gains their certification, they immediately need to be aware of the renewal requirements to keep it current. The experts at TrainACE have compiled a list of popular certifications and their continuing education requirements in this easy to understand white paper. It is a must have for any IT professional looking to become and stay certified!

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Topics: CEUs, Cisco, CompTIA, continuing education, CPEs, IT training, Microsoft, renewal requirements