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Alexandra Ducane

Alexandra Ducane
Alexandra Ducane is currently a junior at the University of Maryland, College Park. Majoring in both Marketing and Communications, she joined TrainACE as a Social Media Specialist, creating marketing content, blogging, and helping build our social media platforms.

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How TrainACE Helps You Pass the CompTIA A+ and Network+ Exams

[fa icon="calendar'] May 13, 2022 4:25:50 PM / by Alexandra Ducane

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There are a ton of great reasons to work in the IT industry. With more openings than skilled people to fill them, IT and Cybersecurity roles offer the potential for an engaging career with excellent salaries. But to qualify for those roles, you need professional IT certifications, which can be challenging, particularly if you are new to the industry.

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Ethical Hacker Job Opportunities

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 19, 2015 11:30:20 AM / by Alexandra Ducane posted in CEH, EC-Council, Ethical Hacking

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Updated for 2022.  As innovation in the technology field accelerates and becomes increasingly sophisticated, there are many new, exciting devices and gadgets hitting the market. While these advancements in technology have offered society a tremendous level of convenience, on the flip-side they open more opportunities for hackers. These bad actors are constantly looking for ways to exploit new systems to their benefit at the expense of innocent victims, such as card skimming and other forms of cyber crime.

With the exponential growth in advanced technology, comes increased risk of cybersecurity breaches. The demand for qualified personnel who can assess these vulnerabilities and help fix them is at an all-time high in the Washington, DC, region. So, if you're thinking about a career in ethical hacking, there is a lot to gain by obtaining the CEH certification, and understanding some of the roles you could apply for once you have it.

Here we'll break down some of the more popular job opportunities available to those with the Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH) certification!

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Ethical Hacking Tools and Techniques

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 4, 2014 8:00:16 AM / by Alexandra Ducane posted in CEH, EC-Council, Ethical Hacking

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Is Phishing Part of the Security+ Exam?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 1, 2014 11:30:09 AM / by Alexandra Ducane posted in CompTIA, Security+

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(**updated June 2022)

The answer to this question is a definite YES! Phishing is a leading cause of cyber-attacks throughout Maryland, Virginia, and DC, so it's not surprising that the CompTIA Security+ certification pays particular attention to this system vulnerability. But what is phishing, why is it a problem, and how is phishing covered in the Security+ exam? Let's explore!

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