CompTIA A+ certification remains one of the most popular IT qualifications available – and with good reason. This introductory-level certification focuses on identifying and troubleshooting common IT problems faced by organizations, making trained professionals indispensable as businesses must integrate new technology and ensure current deployments are working as intended to own their market space and get ahead of the competition.
There’s a gap between cybersecurity demand and the number of skilled professionals — and with more than 500,000 unfilled jobs in North America alone, it’s no surprise that 80 percent of IT professionals say the gap is getting bigger. Fast.
Looking for a technology career in the D.C., Maryland, and Virginia (DMV) areas? There is no shortage of open positions as big tech “takes off” in this area and companies look to expand their IT impact.
Cisco networking technologies remain the IT infrastructure backbone of many organizations. As a result, Cisco-certified professionals are always in high demand; qualifications such as CCNA and CCNA Security are now prerequisites for many mid- and high-level technology positions.
Many people start their IT career with an A+ certification. Naturally, people have a lot of questions about it. Here’s some common ones we receive- and some helpful answers.
Cloud competition is heating up as off-site security comes to rival on-prem deployments, connections become more robust and advanced features become commonplace. As noted by data from Gartner, however, there’s clear frontrunner: Amazon.
You’ve got your eye on a new IT course.Maybe it’s something entry-level like CompTIA A+ or Security+, or perhaps you’re looking to specialize with Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH), Certified Information Systems Security Professional Training and Certification (CISSP) or Project Management Professional (PMP) training.
There’s no question that you’ve got the drive, you’ve done the research, and you know the business benefits. You’re ready.
Except … You’ve got to ask the boss. How do you get them to say yes? More importantly — how do you get them to pay for it?
We’ve got you covered: Here are five tips to help lower your stress and boost your chances when it’s time to ask for training.
Security professionals are in high demand as companies look to protect critical assets and frustrate attacker efforts. The result? Along with cybersecurity job postings, the variety and volume of certifications are also on the rise. From delivering generalized systems defense to deploying specific IT controls to meeting essential compliance requirements, there’s no shortage of infosec training opportunities for interested technology staff.
According to Cyber Seek, there are currently 60,178 cybersecurity job openings across the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia (DMV). To put that in perspective the three largest US states combined (Alaska, California, and Texas) have only 1,788 more cybersecurity job openings, so the DMV is where it's at … if you want a career in the cybersecurity industry.